Posts from the team

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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The Environment Bill

by Paul Whitby

On 15 October 2019, the Government introduced a ‘landmark’ Environment Bill[1]. In this article, we take a closer look at the Bill and its implications for ecology. Background to the Bill As a result of Brexit, the UK will no longer be accountable to the EU when it comes to issues of the...

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Autumn – All change!

by Paul Whitby

Autumn has arrived and with it the end of the main survey season for protected species; in this blog post we take a look at what some of those species are getting up to at this time of year. Bats In October, bats are in the midst of building up fat reserves, seeking out hibernation […]

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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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