Policy paper

Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme 2 (BEVS 2)

Information about the Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme 2, including how to apply and run a scheme.



The Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme (BEVS 2) provides funding towards the cost of vaccinating badgers in the Edge Area of England.

These documents set out the details of BEVS 2, and the policy background:

  • the ‘scheme outline’, setting out the criteria that applicants need to meet to secure grant funding
  • the ‘how to run a scheme to vaccinate badgers’ document outlining practical aspects of a badger vaccination project

You should also read the ‘Licence and training guidance’ setting out license and training requirements for vaccinators.

Published 13 November 2017
Last updated 3 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated the information in the scheme outline. The deadline for applications is 10 August 2019.

  2. Updated as the scheme is now open for applications until 25 January 2019.

  3. Updated to make it clear that this content is still valid, although we'll be updating some details (like dates) in due course. This is because expressions for interest have been requested today (13 September 2018).

  4. First published.