Achieving BAP
research targets:
building capacity
through training
and academic

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The south west region is home to 5 million people and covers an areas of just over 9000 square miles. It is one of the most......Read more


The UK BAP was published in 1994 and identified species and habitats for priority conservation action. These have also been......Read more


The UK BAP is delivered at a local scale through nine regional partnerships. Within each region, statutory agencies......Read more

BAP science

To ensure that limited conservation resources are not inappropriately allocated or prioritised, biodiversity monitoring schemes......Read more

The capacity issue

All LBAPs contain targets involving research and monitoring. The collective body of work identified for priority species and habit......Read more

Scientific services

To address the issues identified above, the BAP Scientific Services project will......Read more

Project funding

The BAP Scientific Services project is being generously funded through a five year grant by Wessex Water. It forms an element......Read more

Project partners

The project is being led by Dr Mark O’Connell, Director of ERT, an independent ecological research and training group based in......Read more