Protected Species Licences during COVID–19

Protected Species Licences during COVID–19

Natural England (NE) COVID–19 have provided an update regarding their Planning Consultee and Protected Species Mitigation Licence (PSML) applications and work under a granted licence has just been published, click here for full details. In summary NE are seeking to...
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...
Natural England’s New Licensing Policies

Natural England’s New Licensing Policies

Natural England (NE) held a consultation in 2016 on proposed new policies for licensing of impacts on European Protected Species, which commonly affect bats, great crested newts (GCN) and dormice1. Following completion of the consultation NE released the new policies...