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    SURVEYING FOR BATS IN TREES AND WOODLAND - GUIDE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2015

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    0 Introduction
    Section 1: General
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Background knowledge and considerations for
       bats in trees and woodland
    Section 2: Roosts
    5 Scoping (non-specialist) surveys for roosts: individual
       trees and groups of trees
    6 Secondary (non-specialist) survey for roosts: individual
       trees and groups of trees (non-development)
    7 Secondary (specialist) survey for roosts: individual trees
       and groups of trees (non-development and development)
    8 Scoping (non-specialist) surveys for roosts: woodland
       (non-development)
    9 Secondary (non-specialist) survey for roosts: woodland
       (non-development)
    10 Secondary (specialist) survey for roosts: woodland
       (non-development and development)
    Section 3: Foraging and commuting
    11 Scoping (non-specialist) survey for foraging and
       commuting: groups of trees and woodland (non-development)
    12 Secondary (specialist) survey for foraging and commuting:
       groups of trees and woodland (non-development and
       development)
    Section 4: Other relevant considerations
    13 Development: individual trees, groups of trees and
       woodland
    14 Action to be taken if bats are found during tree work
       operations
    15 Emergency procedures for reasons of public health and
       safety
    Annexes
    Annex A - The UK Forestry Standard
    Annex B - Sources of distribution data and local records
    Annex C - Information on associated structures that bats
              might use
    Annex D - Legislation protecting bats and their roosts
    Annex E - Additional information on bats and woodland
    Annex F - Example of a roost scoping survey form for
              non-specialists
    Annex G - Examples of the use of desk study findings in
              site walkovers
    Bibliography

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    Provides guidance on surveying for bats in individual trees, groups of trees and in woodland.

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    Committee BDY/1
    Development Note Supersedes 15/30273055 DC. (10/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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