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Provide bat boxes for roosting bats
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 39 studies
Provide bat boxes for roosting bats
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
Create alternative bat roosts within developments
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 10 studies
Create alternative bat roosts within developments
Use prescribed burning
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 9 studies
Use prescribed burning
Use organic farming instead of conventional farming
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Use organic farming instead of conventional farming
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
Retain remnant forest or woodland on agricultural land
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Retain remnant forest or woodland on agricultural land
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
Thin trees within forest and woodland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Thin trees within forest and woodland
Create artificial water sources
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Create artificial water sources
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
Install and maintain gates at mine entrances to restrict public access
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Install and maintain gates at mine entrances to restrict public access
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
Use selective or reduced impact logging instead of conventional logging
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Use selective or reduced impact logging instead of conventional logging
Retain forested corridors in logged areas
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Retain forested corridors in logged areas
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

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