Posts from the team

What is the lifespan of an ecological survey report?

by Paul Whitby

In an ideal world, ecology surveys would be undertaken and submitted alongside a planning application in a timely fashion, but for a variety of reasons, this frequently doesn’t happen; in some cases, several years can pass between the completion of surveys and reporting, and the submission of a...

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Bats and Breathable Roof Membranes

by Paul Whitby

Ecological considerations flow right the way through a scheme, from its initial conception, through the design stages, and onto the construction and operational phases of a project. Seeking the advice of our ecologists upfront, ensures that constraints are identified and dealt with in a timely...

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Changes to Wildlife Licensing

by Paul Whitby

Wildlife licenses are required where proposed works have impacts on protected species that would, in the absence of a licence, be illegal. The penalties for contravening legislation with regards to protected species, consist of an unlimited fine and up to six-months in prison – on top of bad...

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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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