This has been the topic of discussion between many UK based ecologists, home owners and developers. Perhaps a project was delayed and requires updated ecology surveys, however, for various reason you suspect […]
Biodiversity Net Gain doesn’t have to be exclusively complex habitats and vast planting schemes – there are ways to include a net gain for biodiversity in areas of your development that are […]
The new biodiversity net gain proposals are the perfect storm of ecological and governmental jargon. Full of unnecessary acronyms and Shakespeare-esque compound adjectives (‘future-fit‘), mixed in with the familiar buzzwords like ‘Stakeholder Engagement’ and […]
What is the Difference Between an Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey and a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal?
The short answer is none, both of the above surveys refer to the same thing. Read on to find out why. Many of my clients (and graduate ecologists) have been confused by […]
It can be difficult to include species enhancements on sites that have a low baseline for ecology, for example sites in urban locations, or sites that have a small development footprint. However, […]