Posts from the team

The Environment Act 2021

by Paul Whitby

The long awaited Environment Act 2021 is now part of our legislation. It has been a somewhat protracted journey for the Environment Bill to make its way through the House of Commons and the House of Lords to finally be given Royal Assent and become an Act of Parliament on 9 November 2021. What does...

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Bats Over Winter

by Paul Whitby

Bats are one of the species most frequently associated with ecology and development projects and for those who are involved with development schemes on a regular basis, bat surveys during the spring and summer months are often a standard requirement in order to provide baseline information to inform...

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Habitats Regulations Assessment

by Paul Whitby

Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) refers to the process of assessment that is undertaken, to determine whether a proposed plan or project is likely to significantly affect the integrity and designated interest features of a ‘habitats site’[1]; the information from the assessment is then used...

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Watch a Great Crested Newt Survey

Guidelines for the completion of eDNA surveys for great crested newts that are completed by the Ecology Co-op using the ADAS testing service.

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