Surveys and Reports

Reports

A Review of the Impact of Artificial Light on Invertebrates

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.

A strategy for Scottish Invertebrate Conservation

Ensuring important habitats, sites and endangered species are conserved.

Celebrating Scottish Invertebrates

Final report for the Celebrating Scottish Invertebrates Project

Ditch Manual

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

Floods and Dredging - a reality check

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.

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

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

Neonicotinoid Insecticides in British Freshwaters

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

Pollinator Manifesto

Get Britain Buzzing: A Manifesto for Pollinators

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

South West Bees Report

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

South West Bees - Summary Report

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.

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

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).

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

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

The State of Brownfields in the Thames Gateway

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.

Surveys

Area 9 highways survey

Pollinator survey for Highways Area 9, (West Midlands)

Area 3 Pollinator Survey

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

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

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

Blackdown Hills Bryophyte Survey Report 2011

Wessex Springs and Seepages Project – Blackdown Hills Bryophyte Report 2011

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

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.

South West Road Verges Report

Pollinator survey for highways in south west of England

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