Bat Mitigation Successfully Implemented near Brecon

Acer Ecology was commissioned to undertake a bat survey of a residential building. The owners had requested planning permission to build a one-storey extension, install external insulation and add sky-lights.  House before Works Three flight surveys were undertaken on the … Read More

Garage Conversion – Bat Mitigation Installed

Proposed Works The owners of this Monmouthshire building wished to convert a detached garage into an independent living area. Bats were already known to be inhabiting the main building next door to the garage, so a bat survey and a … Read More

Bridge Repair Project at Coleg Gwent – Bat Mitigation Successfully Implemented

Acer Ecology Ltd. became involved with Coleg Gwent’s Berthin Brook Bridge Repair Project at its licensing stage. The bridge needed to be repaired due to the supporting pillar between Arches 2 and 3 crumbling and the outer layer of bricks … Read More

A Developers Guide: How to Apply for a Bat Licence?

How to Apply for a Bat Licence? If you require planning permission to make alterations to your home or property, it is possible that the local planning authority may require you to undertake bat surveys on your property before being … Read More

Guide to Brown Long-Eared Bat Mitigation

Brown Long-Eared Bats (Plecotus auritus) During building inspection work, ecologists often come across medium-sized, brownish droppings. On closer inspection, the droppings have a golden shine from the moth and butterfly wings they contain. This discovery is usually the first indication that … Read More

Guide to Horseshoe Bat Mitigation

In order to accurately mitigate for the disturbance or potential loss of lesser horseshoe and greater horseshoe night roosts, day roosts or hibernation sites, it is vitally important to first understand their unique roosting ecology. Lesser Horseshoe Ecology Lesser horseshoe … Read More

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