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Archive for 2013

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  • Kent Bat Migration Research Report, 2013

    Thursday December 12th, 2013

    In 2012 BSG Ecology completed a pilot bat migration study at Dungeness, Kent. A bat detector was deployed at the Dungeness Bird Observatory to establish whether seasonal patterns of bat activity potentially indicative of migration were apparent.

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  • BSG Ecology wins award from the Landscape Institute

    Monday December 9th, 2013

    BSG Ecology is delighted to announce that our collaborative work with LDA Design (as lead consultant) on the Network Rail National Lineside Vegetation Management Strategy has won the Strategic Landscape Planning section of the Landscape Institute Awards 2013.

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  • Spurn Bat Migration Study

    Monday December 2nd, 2013

    Between August and November 2013 BSG Ecology deployed a static bat detector at Spurn Lighthouse, East Yorkshire. The aim of this was to identify if there were pulses of bat activity recorded might suggest bat migration

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  • Matt Hobbs to Speak at Spurn Migration Festival (7th September)

    Tuesday September 3rd, 2013

    Principal Ecologist Matt Hobbs will present a talk to the Spurn Migration Festival in East Yorkshire on the subject of bat migration and BSG Ecology’s on-going research project to look at bat migration patterns at coastal sites around England. The event is the first of...

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  • Mammals, Amphibians and Reptiles of the North East of England.

    Wednesday April 10th, 2013

    Senior Ecologist Vicky Armitage, a founder member of the Northumbria Mammal Group, has recently contributed to an important new publication – the culmination of an ambitious project to produce a book about the mammals of North East England. It is the first account of all the mammal species across the region since 1864 – a gap of 150 years.

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  • Pilot Study on Bat Migration at Dungeness

    Tuesday March 19th, 2013

    There is currently considerable uncertainty as to the extent to which bats migrate in and out of the UK from Continental Europe, although many experts in UK bat ecology consider that some degree of migration occurs

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  • Otter Holt Creation

    Friday March 15th, 2013

    Working in conjunction with Hanson Aggregates Ltd and the RSPB, BSG Ecology staff have created an otter holt at a gravel pit in Oxfordshire. The site has been chosen by the RSPB as a Nature After Minerals case study site, and is in the process...

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  • Getting the most from BREEAM

    Thursday June 21st, 2012

    BSG Ecology regularly provides ecological input to BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Home (CfSH) assessments.  It is our experience that the ecological (biodiversity) aspects of BREEAM and CfSH are an area where clients are often unaware of what is required.  In the viewpoint below, BSG...

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