About us

Colmer Ecology is an established, independent ecological consultancy based in Exeter, Devon. We provide proportionate, cost effective and innovative ecological solutions to our clients to address their environmental requirements.

We are client focused and provide a comprehensive range of services from initial baseline assessments to species specific surveys, ecological impact assessment, ecological planning advice, protected species licensing and project management.

Being independent, Colmer Ecology is able to provide a client-focused and forward thinking approach to ecological matters. The important elements of our business are to enable progress, adopt a pragmatic approach with unrivalled customer service, attention to detail and advice offered in an open and coherent manner.

We pride ourselves in providing a high level of technical advice, reporting promptly and on budget.

We are licensed to survey for bats, dormice, great crested newts and barn owls with our staff and associates members of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).


pre development surveys

BRREAM assessments and surveys

protected species

Protected species and buildings

Areas covered

We provide ecological surveys in the south-west including 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.

We have also completed ecology surveys in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Oxfordshire and Yorkshire.

What’s Next?

We pride ourselves in providing advice quickly, reporting on time and on budget. Therefore, feel free to contact us directly or see our comprehensive list of of ecology survey services for more information.

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