Tagged: bats

Norwich’s ‘Bat Bridges’ Aren’t Working

‘Bat Bridges’ built over the Norwich Northern Distributor Road appear to be failing in their aim to protect bats, and instead may be driving them away. The seven gantries, costing £1m, were built...

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Avoiding Competition: An Animal’s Guide

Whilst competition between animals can occur, whether between individuals of the same species or different, where possible competition is avoided. This is due to the energy expenditure and often risk of death associated...

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Saving Bats With Shelter

Earlier this month, Natural England announced new funding for their project to help churches that house large populations of bats. The UK bat population has historically suffered decline, leading to the decision to...

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The Value of Living Roofs

The Value of Living Roofs

Green roofs are covered in living vegetation, built on top of a growing medium, as well as a waterproof layer. Living roofs are often made particularly for wildlife. They are valued for their...

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Bat Week: Indicator Species

As you may know, this is Bat Week where people aim to raise awareness of all things bat. I’m going to contribute by writing an article that was suggested by Louise (click her...

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