Bat Impacts and Mitigation


This one day course delivered by Emma Boston will introduce bat impact assessments and demonstrate how to assess impact for various development types, including residential developments, roads or other large infrastructure projects and wind farms.

Delegates will explore the measures currently available to mitigate the impact of development in line with current legislation, using presentations, question and answer sessions and case studies of bat mitigation and enhancements appropriate for a variety of bat species

In the afternoon, delegates will have the opportunity to work through and discuss example scenarios in groups.

Who Should Attend?

Ecological consultants, students, NGO’s, local authority ecologists and planners, conservation officers, environmental managers, rangers.

Knowledge Level


Prior Knowledge

The course is suitable for those who have some knowledge of bat ecology and surveys (or have attended the Bat Ecology & Surveys course).

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge on the ways in which bats can be impacted by development.
  • Be able to assess impacts on bats, from a various development types and scales.
  • Have an awareness of different bat mitigation measures.
  • Be able to apply appropriate mitigation measures to various scenarios.
  • Understand the importance of ecological enhancement to benefit bats.


Refreshments will be provided throughout the day. Please bring your own packed lunch.


Tickets Person(s) Price (£) Price (€)
CIEEM Member Ticket 1 £135.00 €156.85
Non Member Ticket 1 £195.00 €226.60