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Brexit: Ecology and Development

Brexit: Ecology and Development

The withdrawal from the European Union is due to officially occur at the end of January. We are often asked how this will affect the requirement for impacts to protected species from proposed developments to be identified and mitigated. Domestic legislation e.g. the...

The Mammal Mapper App

The Mammal Mapper App

How do you identify a dormouse? What are the field signs of water voles? And where in the UK do you find otters? This free app provides a handy ID guide for most UK mammals and includes useful information such as species range, diet, field signs, photo galleries and...

The Latest on Biodiversity Net Gain

The Latest on Biodiversity Net Gain

The Government announced its intention that Biodiversity Net Gain would be a mandatory requirement in their 25 year plan, released on the 13th of March 2019. The principle is to ensure that residential and infrastructure developments deliver measurable ecological...

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...