skip to main content

Badgers

Find out what you can do to avoid harming badgers living on or around a site

Badger (Meles meles) emerging from hedge.
İLaurie Campbell/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

About badgers

Learn more about Brock, one of our most familiar mammals

Birch woodland, Craigellachie NNR. İLorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Badgers and the law

Find out how the law protects badgers and whether you need a licence for what you plan to do

Construction work at Westercraigs the site of the new SNH headquarters in Inverness. June 20th 2005. İLorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Assessing the impacts of development

Find out how developments may affect badgers and what you need to do to establish if badgers are present on site

Windfarm, Glens of Foundland near Huntly.  İLorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Mitigation

Find out what you can do to avoid harming badgers living on or around a development site

Tweedale. nr. Tweedsmuir. İGlyn Satterley/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Best practice

Learn about how best to accommodate the needs of badgers into developments

Speaking to a local farmer.   İLorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Contacts and further information

Need more information or help?



Last updated on Monday 22nd February 2016 at 09:44 AM. Click here to comment on this page