Dr C J Betts – Published Papers

Betts, C.J. (1986). Mosses and lichens of Hartlebury Common. A Social and Natural History of Hartlebury Common (Ed. by J.J. Tucker, S. Zaluckyj & P.J. Alma). pp 70-73, Hereford & Worcester County Council.

Betts, C.J. (1987). The moths of Monkwood Reserve. British Butterfly Conservation Society News, 38, 36-37.

Betts, C.J. (1988). The Pond Explorer. The Christopher Betts Consultancy, Worcester. (Educational guide and kit).

Betts, C.J. (1989). Using ecology in environmental assessment. M&Q Environment, 3 (1), 21-22.

Betts, C.J. (1989). The Bird Spotter Kit. The Christopher Betts Consultancy/John Adams Toys. (Educational Guide and Kit for publication 1990).

Betts, C.J. (1990). The Synecological Factors and Processes of Calluna-lichen Subcommunities at Hartlebury Common. PhD thesis, Council for National Academic Awards/Worcester College/University of Lancaster.

Betts, C.J. (1990). Observations of bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) abutting the Calluna-lichen sub-community at Hartlebury Common. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 3 (1), 50-59.

Betts, C.J. (1990). Some observations of wet precipitation and its possible role in aerial nutrient input and acidification of lowland heath. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 3 (1), 60-68.

Betts, C.J. (1991). The Plant Communities of Hartlebury Common. Proceedings of the Birmingham Natural History Society, 26 (2), 88-109.

Betts, C.J. (1992). Heathland in the English West Midlands: disturbance and colonization in the Calluna-lichen sub-community of Hartlebury Common. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 3 (2), 184-208.

Betts, C.J. (1994). On the blue-winged grasshopper. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 3 (5), 452-455.

Betts, C.J. (1995, 1996). Protected British Species - A Database of Fauna & Flora Protected by British and International Instruments. Christopher Betts Environmental Biology, Worcester, UK.

Betts, C.J. (1996). Resurgence of a large European carnivore (the wolf, Canis lupus). Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 4 (1), 68-70.

Betts, C.J. (1996). Checklist of Protected British Species. Christopher Betts Environmental Biology, Worcester, UK.

Betts, C.J. (1998, 2000, 2002 2nd edn.). Checklist of Protected British Species. Christopher Betts Environmental Biology, Worcester, UK.

Betts, C.J. (1998, 2002). British Wild Plants in Natural Associations - A database source for landscaping, habitat creation and local planning. Christopher Betts Environmental Biology, Worcester, UK.

Betts, C.J. (2000). Talking rot. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 4 (5), 330-333.

Betts, C.J. (2001). A bit about badgers. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 4 (6), 388-391.

Betts, C.J. (2002). Naming and classifying vegetation communities – an introduction. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 4 (7), 461-471.

Betts, C.J. (2003). Notes on moth photophily. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 4 (8), 532-535.

Betts, C.J. (2003). Great crested newts in Pen-yr-Henblas Quarry, Halkyn Mountain, North Wales. Witness statement for the Trustees of the Fourth Duke of Westminster’s 1964 Settlement (“the Grosvenor Estate”) and the Welsh Assembly Government in the High Court of Justice. Case number CO/1872/2003.

Betts, C.J. (2003). The ecology and phytosociology of Halkyn Mountain cSAC and SSSI. Witness statement for the Trustees of the Fourth Duke of Westminster’s 1964 Settlement (“the Grosvenor Estate”) and the Welsh Assembly Government in the High Court of Justice. Case No: CO/3595/2003.

Betts, C.J. (2004). Know your law on protected wild species. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 4 (9), 589-597.

Betts, C.J. (2005). Sentier Botanique. Christopher Betts Environmental Biology, Worcester, UK.

Betts, C.J. (2005). Freakish weather – another context. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 4 (10), 663-665.

Betts, C.J. (2007). John Humphreys' Bibliography of Worcestershire (Botany). Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (1), 64-99.

Betts, C.J. (2008 3rd edn.). Checklist of Legally Protected British Species. Christopher Betts Environmental Biology, Worcester, UK.

Betts, C.J. (2008). Classification of nature by molecular analysis - Notes for Non-Specialists. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (2), 162-165.

Betts, C.J. (2008). Voyage to Australia Aboard the Clipper Wilmot 1839-1840 - the original Journal by Rebecca Rudder with notes on natural history etc. (Digital) Christopher Betts Environmental Biology, Worcester, UK.

Betts, C.J. (2009).Exotic plants colonising the countryside Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (3), 231-235.

Betts, C.J. (2010). Illustrations of Legally Protected British Species. Christopher Betts Environmental Biology, Worcester, UK.

Betts, C.J. (2010). A note on notodontid processionary moths. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (4), 310-313.

Betts, C.J. (2011). A notable cerambycid in Sospel. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (5), 381-383.

Betts, C.J. (2012). In Horto Feritas – Wildlife Gardening Notes & Thoughts. Betts Ecology Ltd., Martley, UK.

Betts, C.J. (2012). Bestioles nuisibles – South of France Insect Invaders. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (6), 459-462.

Betts, C.J. (2012). Deformed wing virus in bumblebees. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (6), 463-466.

Betts, C.J. (2013). Monkwood garden birds since 1985. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (7), 519-521.

Betts, C.J. (2013). A French chafer fortnight. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (7), 522-524.

Betts, C.J. (2014). Why do people come to Sospel? / Pourquoi les gens visitent-ils Sospel? Betts Ecology Ltd., Martley, UK.

Betts, C.J. (2014). Tarentola mauritanica Linnaeus 1758. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (8), 586-588.

Betts, C.J. (2014). A large hatch of an attractive long-legged fly Diptera, Dolichopodidae, Poecilobothrus nobilitatus (Linnaeus, 1767). Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (8), 589-590.

Betts, C.J. (2015). What are ecosystem services? Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (9), 649-656.

Betts, C.J. (2015). Four French decades. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (9), 657-660.

Betts, C.J. (2015). A Pest outbreak of the citrus flatid planthopper Metcalfa pruinosa (Say, 1830) (Hemiptera: Flatidae). Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (9), 661-664.

Betts, C.J. (2016). Sympatric invasive annuals of SE France Euphorbia prostrata and E. maculata. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 5 (10), 720-722.

Betts, C.J. (2017). Bob Bishop’s photo library. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 6 (1), 72-78.

Betts, C.J. (2017). Wonders of Greenspace – Nature on your Doorstep. Betts Ecology Ltd., Martley, UK. (Digital)

Betts, C.J. (2018). New eco-credentials for the Government. Transactions of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 6 (2), 133-138.

Betts, C.J. (2018). British Wild Plants in Natural Associations a database source for landscaping, habitat creation and local planning. Betts Ecology Ltd., Martley, UK. (Digital version with updates, please contact the author nature@bettsecology.co.uk.)

Betts, C.J. and Fraser, A.J.L. (eds) (1988). Urban Wildlife Habitat Survey of the City of Worcester. Community Landscape Trust and Worcestershire Nature Conservation Trust, Worcester.

Betts, C.J. and Simmons, S.A. (1989). Nature Conservation Guidelines to Industry. Paper for Nature Conservancy Council, Peterborough, UK.

Betts, C.J. and Tucker, J.J. (1986). Flowering plants and habitats of Hartlebury Common. A Social and Natural History of Hartlebury Common (Ed. by J.J. Tucker, S. Zaluckyj & P.J.Alma). pp 61-69, Hereford and Worcester County Council.

Betts, C. J. and Watson, W.R.C. (1987). A Survey of the Gross Ecology and Landscape History of the Warndon Local Plan Area. Available from Worcester City Council and authors.

Hedges, P.D., Betts, C.J. and Simmons, S.A. (1990). The hydro-botanic treatment of agricultural effluent. International Conference on Use of Constructed Wetlands in Pollution Control. Paper for Cambridge University Poster Display.

Macefield, M.P., Alma, P.J. and Betts, C.J. (2001). Investigation of the Great Crested Newt Population Status in the UK from Published Sources. Christopher Betts Environmental Biology, Worcester, UK.