Posts from the team

Key drivers for an ecology survey

by Paul Whitby

Happy New Year! We’re kicking off 2020 with a post focusing on the key drivers for undertaking ecology surveys and reporting, that are required as part of the planning process. In other words, why is it necessary to commission certain surveys and reports? Let’s start off with a closer look at...

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Winter Surveys

by Paul Whitby

There is a common myth that ecologists spend the winter months with their feet up waiting for spring to arrive and the hullabaloo of the main survey season. Whilst it is true that a few of our protected species hibernate or become less active over winter, the season provides excellent opportunities...

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Invasive Species

by Paul Whitby

There’s a long history of species being introduced to the UK both deliberately and accidentally. These species are generally termed ‘non-native’, by which it is meant that the species is outside of its natural geographical range and has typically been introduced through human activity. In many...

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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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