Helping developers protect newts

A district licensing scheme for newts, supported by the UK's first ever newt officer, offers developers an alternative route of action if the protected species is found on their site. Tom Tew and Sarah Garratt explain the thinking behind it

by Tom Tew and Sarah Garratt
Indea Chawk is the UK’s first newt officer. Photo: Nature Space
Indea Chawk is the UK’s first newt officer. Photo: Nature Space

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