Posts from the team

Ecological Enhancements for Development

by Paul Whitby

There’s no doubt that our natural environment is in trouble. You only have to pick up a newspaper or turn on the television to hear about the stark reality. Consequently, the requirement for development to consider ecological issues is firmly embedded in legislation and the planning system. The...

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Habitat Regulations Assessment

by Paul Whitby

Our mini-series on the primary ecological surveys and reports that are required as part of the planning process, concludes in this blog post with Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA); but to start with, we have a couple of general updates: firstly, we’d like to reassure all of our clients that we...

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Covid 19 Update – Ecology and wildlife

by Paul Whitby

Over the last few weeks we have all had to adapt to the rapidly changing situation with regards to COVID-19. As mentioned in our previous post, we have been closely following UK government advice and have modified our methods of operation accordingly. We thought it useful in this post to provide a...

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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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