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Provide bat boxes for roosting bats
Evidence not assessed Based on: 42 studies
Provide bat boxes for roosting bats
Use organic farming instead of conventional farming
Evidence not assessed Based on: 12 studies
Use organic farming instead of conventional farming
Use prescribed burning
Evidence not assessed Based on: 12 studies
Use prescribed burning
Create alternative bat roosts within developments
Evidence not assessed Based on: 11 studies
Create alternative bat roosts within developments
Thin trees within forest and woodland
Evidence not assessed Based on: 11 studies
Thin trees within forest and woodland
Install and maintain cave gates to restrict public access
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 11 studies
Install and maintain cave gates to restrict public access
Retain or plant native trees and shrubs amongst crops (agroforestry)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Retain or plant native trees and shrubs amongst crops (agroforestry)
Breed bats in captivity
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Breed bats in captivity
Install underpasses or culverts as road crossing structures for bats
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Install underpasses or culverts as road crossing structures for bats
Create artificial water sources
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Create artificial water sources
Legally protect bat habitats
Evidence not assessed Based on: 5 studies
Legally protect bat habitats
Rehabilitate injured/orphaned bats to maintain wild bat populations
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Rehabilitate injured/orphaned bats to maintain wild bat populations
Manage microclimate of artificial bat roosts
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Manage microclimate of artificial bat roosts
Legally protect bats during development
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Legally protect bats during development
Create or restore bat foraging habitat in urban areas
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Create or restore bat foraging habitat in urban areas
Create tree plantations on agricultural land to provide roosting and foraging habitat for bats
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Create tree plantations on agricultural land to provide roosting and foraging habitat for bats
Introduce agri-environment schemes
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Introduce agri-environment schemes
Install overpasses as road crossing structures for bats
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Install overpasses as road crossing structures for bats
Reduce pesticide, herbicide or fertiliser use
Evidence not assessed Based on: 3 studies
Reduce pesticide, herbicide or fertiliser use
Avoid illumination of bat commuting routes
Evidence not assessed Based on: 3 studies
Avoid illumination of bat commuting routes
Retain residual tree patches in logged areas
Evidence not assessed Based on: 3 studies
Retain residual tree patches in logged areas
Retain forested corridors in logged areas
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Retain forested corridors in logged areas
Use red lighting rather than other lighting colours
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Use red lighting rather than other lighting colours
Impose restrictions on cave visits
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Impose restrictions on cave visits
Leave bat roosts and roost entrances unlit
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Leave bat roosts and roost entrances unlit
Use low intensity lighting
Evidence not assessed Based on: 3 studies
Use low intensity lighting
Create artificial caves or hibernacula for bats
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Create artificial caves or hibernacula for bats
Restore or create forest or woodland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Restore or create forest or woodland
Relocate access points to bat roosts within developments
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Relocate access points to bat roosts within developments
Retain existing bat roosts and access points within developments
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Retain existing bat roosts and access points within developments
Install fencing around cave entrances to restrict public access
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Install fencing around cave entrances to restrict public access
Deter bats from turbines using ultrasound
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Deter bats from turbines using ultrasound
Automatically reduce turbine blade rotation when bat activity is high
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Automatically reduce turbine blade rotation when bat activity is high
Install bat gantries or bat bridges as road crossing structures for bats
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 2 studies
Install bat gantries or bat bridges as road crossing structures for bats
Translocate bats
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 2 studies
Translocate bats
Conserve roosting sites for bats in old structures or buildings
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Conserve roosting sites for bats in old structures or buildings
Reinstate bat roosts in felled tree trunks
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Reinstate bat roosts in felled tree trunks
Restore or create grassland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Restore or create grassland
Exclude bats from roosts during building work
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Exclude bats from roosts during building work
Engage farmers and landowners to manage land for bats
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Engage farmers and landowners to manage land for bats
Reduce field size (or maintain small fields)
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Reduce field size (or maintain small fields)
Retain unmown field margins
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Retain unmown field margins
Manage hedges to benefit bats
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Manage hedges to benefit bats
Remove livestock modifications from water troughs
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Remove livestock modifications from water troughs
Maintain microclimate in closed/abandoned mines
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Maintain microclimate in closed/abandoned mines
Maintain bat roosts in road bridges and culverts
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Maintain bat roosts in road bridges and culverts
Change timing of building work
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Change timing of building work
Protect brownfield or ex-industrial sites
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Protect brownfield or ex-industrial sites
Manage forest and woodland to encourage understorey growth
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Manage forest and woodland to encourage understorey growth
Restrict artificial lighting in caves and around cave entrances
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Restrict artificial lighting in caves and around cave entrances
Minimize noise levels within caves
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Minimize noise levels within caves
Create or maintain small dams to provide foraging and drinking habitat for bats
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Create or maintain small dams to provide foraging and drinking habitat for bats
Relocate bat colonies roosting inside dams
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Relocate bat colonies roosting inside dams
Install green bridges as road crossing structures for bats
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Install green bridges as road crossing structures for bats
Divert bats to safe crossing points with plantings or fencing
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Divert bats to safe crossing points with plantings or fencing
Treat bats for infection with white-nose syndrome
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Treat bats for infection with white-nose syndrome
Use shelterwood cutting instead of clearcutting
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Use shelterwood cutting instead of clearcutting
Avoid illumination of bat foraging, drinking and swarming sites
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Avoid illumination of bat foraging, drinking and swarming sites
Control invasive predators
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Control invasive predators
Control invasive plant species
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Control invasive plant species
Restore or create wetlands
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Restore or create wetlands
Modify bat hibernacula environments to increase bat survival
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Modify bat hibernacula environments to increase bat survival
Change effluent treatments of domestic and urban waste water
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Change effluent treatments of domestic and urban waste water
Restrict timing of lighting
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Restrict timing of lighting
Use UV filters on lights
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Use UV filters on lights
Restrict timing of timber treatment application
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 1 study
Restrict timing of timber treatment application
Create artificial hollows and cracks in trees for roosting bats
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Create artificial hollows and cracks in trees for roosting bats
Encourage homeowners to plant gardens with night-scented flowers
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Encourage homeowners to plant gardens with night-scented flowers
Encourage homeowners to increase semi-natural habitat within gardens
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Encourage homeowners to increase semi-natural habitat within gardens
Protect greenfield sites or undeveloped land in urban areas
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Protect greenfield sites or undeveloped land in urban areas
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
Increase the proportion of semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Increase the proportion of semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape
Plant field margins with a diverse mix of plant species
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant field margins with a diverse mix of plant species
Plant new hedges
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant new hedges
Manage ditches to benefit bats
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Manage ditches to benefit bats
Retain existing in-field trees
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Retain existing in-field trees
Plant in-field trees
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant in-field trees
Retain remnant forest or woodland on agricultural land
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Retain remnant forest or woodland on agricultural land
Avoid the use of antiparasitic drugs for livestock
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Avoid the use of antiparasitic drugs for livestock
Manage grazing regimes to increase invertebrate prey
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Manage grazing regimes to increase invertebrate prey
Prevent culling of bats around fruit orchards
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Prevent culling of bats around fruit orchards
Introduce certification for bat-friendly crop harvesting regimes
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Introduce certification for bat-friendly crop harvesting regimes
Reduce turbine height
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Reduce turbine height
Reduce rotor diameter
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Reduce rotor diameter
Apply textured coating to turbines
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Apply textured coating to turbines
Deter bats from turbines using low-level ultraviolet light
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Deter bats from turbines using low-level ultraviolet light
Paint turbines to reduce insect attraction
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Paint turbines to reduce insect attraction
Exclude bats from roosts prior to mine reclamation
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Exclude bats from roosts prior to mine reclamation
Retain access points for bats following mine closures
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Retain access points for bats following mine closures
Reopen entrances to closed mines and make suitable for roosting bats
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Reopen entrances to closed mines and make suitable for roosting bats

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