Bat Infrared Guidance – May 2022

infrared camera on a tripod

The Bat Conservation Trust recently released interim guidance on the use of infrared cameras to support bat emergence and return to roost surveys. The interim advice note provides eye-opening evidence on the effectiveness (or lack of!) of dawn surveys, citing research which demonstrates that, on average, bats are already back in the roost before surveyors […]

Bat Earned Recognition

Bat Earned Recognition

Our Principal Ecologist, has recently made the fantastic achievement of being accepted onto the Bat Earned Recognition pilot scheme.

Biodiversity Net Gain Consultation

Ecology & Development header shows a wildflower meadow

On Tuesday 11th January 2022, DEFRA and DLUHC launched a consultation on how the legislative requirements for Biodiversity Net Gain are to be implemented within the planning system.

Ecology Team Expands – Welcome Laura Stock!


Wharton welcomes the latest member to it’s team of Natural Advisers! Laura Stock joins the Ecology Team. WIth an MSc in Ecological Management and Conservation Biology and BSc(Hons) in Biological Sciences and currently is a qualifying member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environment Management, Laura brings great technical experience to the ecology team. […]