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British Trees App by the Woodland Trust

British Trees App by the Woodland Trust

Ever wanted to know what that Winter tree is? Whatever the season, this interactive British Tree Identification app takes users through a few simple steps to identify native and common non-native UK trees. Get it here on Android and...
District Licencing for Great Crested Newts Update

District Licencing for Great Crested Newts Update

Following the successful launch of the Natural England (NE) District Level Licence (DLL) process in Kent earlier this year, with Bakerwell Limited helping out our client BDW Homes in Kent to achieve the first ever licence, work continues by NE to replicate the process...
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. ...