Bat & GCN licences issued by Scottish Natural Heritage

Great crested newts (GCN) & Natterjack toads

Great crested newts, Natterjack toads and the places in which they live are given protection under the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 1994 (as amended) as European protected species.  Licences are available for certain purposes to permit actions that might otherwise constitute an offence in relation to them. Toby Hart, Kathryn James, Stewart Bradshaw and Paul Cassidy are now licenced to handle and disturb GCN in Scotland:

Toby – licence no. 72676

Kathryn – licence no. 72744

Stewart – licence no. 72762

Paul – licence no. 72752

Bats

All bat species in Scotland are given protection under the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 1994 (as amended) as European protected species.  Licences are available for certain purposes to permit actions that might otherwise constitute an offence in relation to bats. Toby Hart and Kathryn James are now licenced to handle and disturb bats in Scotland:

Toby – licence no. 72950

Kathryn – licence no. 72943

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