NOT VAMPIRES, AND NOT VERMIN: ALL HAIL THE BEAUTIFUL BAT

Happy Hallowe’en! Since  it’s that time of year associated with werewolves, witches and vampires, we thought we’d leave this little thought here: Vampire bats are not the stuff of horror movies… they are a real-live species! Fear not though, not only is there no evidence to suggest that they can transform into Dracula and his cronies, but there are none hanging out here in the UK...

HARRIS LAMB WELCOMES LANDMARK ENVIRONMENT BILL

Harris Lamb's Environment team has welcomed the landmark Bill introduced by the Government as it aims to tackle the biggest environmental priorities. The Environment Bill has been introduced to ensure the maintenance and improvement of the country’s environmental protections, and sets out a comprehensive and world-leading vision to allow future generations to prosper. Time to gi...

BORN TO BE WILD

Saturday marks the beginning of the Wildlife Trust’s 30 days Wild event and Team HL are all geared up to hit the great outdoors and get involved. The organisation’s initiative aims to get people of all ages outside to undertake 30 Random Acts of Wildness throughout the month of June, encouraging them to appreciate nature and the wildlife around them, be it the local park, the school playin...

HARRIS LAMB ACHIEVES CIEEM MEMBERSHIP TO OPERATE AS AN ECOLOGY CONSULTANCY

Harris Lamb’s Environmental team has achieved membership of the CIEEM, reflecting its role as an ecology consultancy in its own right. The business launched its Environmental division in February 2018, appointing Dr Holly Smith to oversee it and develop its offering. With the dedicated team now having grown to five and its client base continuing to grow, Harris Lamb has now achieved Chartere...

ALL ABOUT THE BATS – DEVELOPERS WARNED NOT TO FLOUT SPECIES PROTECTION LAWS AS SURVEY SEASON BEGINS

Ecology experts at Harris Lamb are working with developers to ensure that construction schedules are not disrupted by bats. To enable this, bat surveys are planned during the core summer bat survey season, which runs for the next three months. The business’ Environment team is also warning developers that they could face more than delays if they disregard the presence of bats in the vicinity...