What we do

Below is a list and a short summary of what we do and how we help. Please get in touch if you cannot find what you are looking for as we offer bespoke ways of helping with many ecology projects in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. Ecological services are also provided in the south and south-east including Hampshire, Berkshire, Sussex, Kent and London.

PEA surveys trees

PRELIMINARY ECOLOGICAL APPRAISAL
PHASE 1 HABITAT SURVEY

Often the first ecological survey required forming a baseline  overview, assessing, classifying and mapping habitat types.

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Protected species and buildings

PROTECTED SPECIES BUILDING ASSESSMENT

Protected species surveying of proposed barn conversions, house extensions and other buidings or structures that could be suitable for bats and birds.

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Phase 2 protected species

PROTECTED SPECIES – PHASE 2

Surveying for protected species to enable appropriate mitigation to be designed, licences to be applied for, and the implementation of works.

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ecological impact

ECOLOGICAL IMPACT ASSESSMENTS

Identifying, quantifying and evaluating potential effects of development-related or other proposed actions on habitats, species and ecosystems.

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bats

EUROPEAN PROTECTED SPECIES

European Protected Species include all UK species of bats, dormouse, great crested newt, otter, natterjack toad, sand lizard and smooth snake.

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pre development

PRE-DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT

Baseline assessment undertaken prior to site purchase to provide cost exposure for budgetting purposes.

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tree assessment

PRELIMINARY GROUND LEVEL TREE ROOST ASSESSMENT

Where trees are to be impacted, felled or arboricultural work is required, it may be necessary to carry out a preliminary ground level bat tree roost assessment.

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breeam

BREEAM

Our BREEAM services include initial site visits to assess ecological value through to completing the relevant reporting and maximising the credits available within a sustainable development.

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