We recently completed ecological assessment of two proposed windfarms in Devon for Infinergy, including detailed bat and bird surveys. We are also currently working on another wind farm proposal for REG Power.
We are undertaking protected species surveys and subsequent European protected species licence applications for a number of Imery sites in Devon and Cornwall, where buildings are to be demolished as part of asset management and health and safety policy.
In partnership with Halcrow Group, we undertook ecological assessment and design for a managed coastal realignment at Cobnor Point, West Sussex. Including a management strategy for Water Voles that are present on the site.
Ecological assessment and design for Rowes Farm, Stoke Gabriel, Devon. Richard was the ecological expert witness at the public inquiry in 2010, where ecological issues included greater horseshoe bats and the South Hams Bat SAC, cirl buntings, dormice, badgers, reptiles…
Ecological survey and assessment of six churches in North Devon, in need of restoration. Bat surveys revealed use of the churches by at least five different species, requiring European protected species licences for the proposed.
As an independent ecological consultancy, we provide innovative expert services promptly and at reasonable rates. We are based in the Southwest of England but offer nationwide services. Services include: bat surveys and other protected species surveys; Phase I and NVC habitat surveys; ecological impact assessments; and European protected species licence applications.