Surveys and Reports

Reports

Pharmaceuticals in freshwater environments and their potential effects on freshwater invertebrates (2021)

A study on the impact of pharmaceuticals on invertebrates in freshwater habitats.

Neonicotinoid Insecticides in British Freshwaters (2017)

Analysis of concentrations of pesticides in UK rivers following first set of test results provided by the UK Government

Celebrating Scottish Invertebrates Project Final Report (2015)

Final report for the Celebrating Scottish Invertebrates Project

Floods and Dredging - a reality check (2014)

Widespread dredging could make flooding in some communities worse in future – not better – according to a new report published by The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and endorsed by the Blueprint for Water coalition of environmental NGOs.

Get Britain Buzzing: A Manifesto for Pollinators (2014)

Buglife’s 7 principles and 27 actions to arrest the alarming decline in UK pollinator populations.

Suggestions for amendments to Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 non-native invertebrate species (2014)

Buglife’s suggestions for amendments to Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981: non-native invertebrate species. This report, compiled by Dr Margaret Palmer focuses specifically on the Leathery Sea-squirt (Styela clava), White River Crayfish (Procambarus acutus), Asian Shore Crab (Hemigrapsus sanguineus), Virile Crayfish (Orconectes virilis), the Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea) and sub-species of Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris terrestris) and (Bombus terrestris dalmatinus).

Ditch Manual (2013)

A manual for the survey and evaluation of the aquatic plant and invertebrate assemblages of grazing marsh ditch systems – Version 6.

Identifying Open Mosaic Habitat on vacant and derelict land in the Inner Forth Area (2013)

A report discussing the identification of Open Mosaic Habitat on vacant and derelict land in the Inner Forth Area.

South West Bees Project Report (2013)

A report on the status of threatened bees in the South West region with recommendations for conservation action.

South West Bees Project - Summary Report (2013)

The South West is of national importance for bees, due to the unique conditions resulting from a combination of climate and great diversity of habitats. The region is home to nationally rare and threatened species, and for some, the South West supports a national stronghold or the last known population in the UK.

The State of Brownfields in the Thames Gateway (2013)

This review highlights that over a six-year period, over half (51%) of important brownfields within the Thames Gateway had been lost, damaged or were under immediate threat.

A Review of the Impact of Artificial Light on Invertebrates (2011)

This report reviews the available literature on how humans are changing the light environment and the impact that this kind of light pollution has on insects and other invertebrates. The report makes recommendations and identifies several further research areas.

The Impact of Neonicotinoid insecticides on bumblebees, Honey Bees and other non-target invertebrates (2009)

A 2009 report which reviews the scientific literature on the effects on neonicotinoids on the environment and beneficial invertebrates.

A strategy for Scottish Invertebrate Conservation (2009)

Ensuring important habitats, sites and endangered species are conserved.

Surveys

Threatened Spider Survey Report 2021 - FrontPage

Threatened Spider Survey (2021)

Threatened Spider Survey Report 2021 – surveys carried out in Caledonian Pine forest habitat in Scotland.

Area 9 Highways Survey (2017)

Pollinator survey for Highways Area 9, (West Midlands)

Area 3 Pollinator Survey (2016)

Pollinator survey for highways in Area 3 (Surrey – Hampshire)

Assessing the status of the Large Scabious Bee (Andrena hattorfiana) in North Cornwall (2016)

Assessing the status of the Large Scabious Bee (Andrena hattorfiana) in
North Cornwall – Penhale Sands SSSI and Kelsey Head SSSI

Rediscovering the Bordered Brown Lacewing Survey Report (2015)

Rediscovering the Bordered Brown Lacewing (Megalomus hirtus) – A Survey in Holyrood Park

South West Road Verges Report (2015)

Pollinator survey for highways in South West of England

Mendips Bryophyte Report (2014)

Wessex Springs and Seepages Project – Mendips Bryophyte Report 2014

Mendips Invertebrate Report (2014)

Wessex Springs and Seepages Project – Mendips Invertebrate Report 2014

South West Bees Project Survey Report (2014)

A report on the status of threatened bees in the South West region with recommendations for conservation action.

Wiltshire Bryophyte Report (2014)

Wessex Springs and Seepages Project – Wiltshire Bryophyte Report 2014

Wiltshire Invertebrate Report (2014)

Wessex Springs and Seepages Project – Wiltshire Invertebrate Report 2014

Assessment of invertebrate biodiverity on four brownfield sites in the Inner Forth Area (2013)

An assessment of invertebrate biodiverity on four brownfield sites in the Inner Forth Area.

Blackdown Hills Invertebrate Report (2012)

Wessex Springs and Seepages Project – Blackdown Hills Invertebrate Report 2012

Lyme Regis Bryophyte Report (2012)

Wessex Springs and Seepages Project – Lyme Regis Bryophyte Report 2012

Lyme Regis Invertebrate Report (2012)

Wessex Springs and Seepages Project – Lyme Regis Invertebrate Report 2012

Blackdown Hills Bryophyte Survey Report (2011)

Wessex Springs and Seepages Project – Blackdown Hills Bryophyte Report 2011