Install sound barriers in proximity to bat roosts and habitats
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Sound barriers such as fences, walls or embankments may be installed in proximity to bat roosts and habitats to reduce noise levels. Specially designed barriers that reflect or absorb sound are available. A buffer of trees and vegetation may also be used.
For an intervention that aims to reduce noise disturbance within buildings see ‘Threat: Residential and commercial development – Install sound-proofing insulation between bat roosts and areas occupied by humans within developments’.