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A New Approach

A New Approach

Bakerwell has previously reported on the Kent District Level Licensing (DLL) scheme for Great Crested Newts Triturus cristatus (GCN). Bakerwell has had the opportunity to work with Natural England on a trial for a project that has gone live and has subsequently...
Biodiversity Net Gain Planning Guidance

Biodiversity Net Gain Planning Guidance

Bakerwell director Donna Popplewell recently collaborated with ENDS report to provide a brief rundown on Biodiversity Net Gain, the purpose of the Governments new planning guidance and the potential implications for councils and developers. Click here to read the...
Update on the Environment Bill

Update on the Environment Bill

The Environment Bill received the second reading in the House of Commons on 28th October 2019.  The revised Bill was introduced to parliament two weeks ago. Criticisms included the absence of provisions for non-regression from existing environmental protection,...
Post Brexit Environment Protection

Post Brexit Environment Protection

Natural England have confirmed in a letter on the 18th October 2019 to the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) that whether we leave the EU with or without a deal the government will continue to uphold international obligations. ...
Bats and Artificial Lighting

Bats and Artificial Lighting

We recently attended the Bats and Artificial Lighting Symposium 2019 which was developed by the Bat Conservation Trust with the Institute of Lighting Professionals, and co-sponsored by Arup and Kingfisher Lighting. The event bought together experts to share their...