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Protected species surveys

Richard Green Ecology Ltd

We provide ecological consultancy services in Devon and the South West, including: bat surveys and other protected species surveysPhase I and NVC habitat surveys; ecological impact assessments; and European protected species licence applications.

Our extensive experience includes protected species, habitats, ecological and environmental assessment, environmental law and large scale engineering projects, including renewable energy, managed coastal realignment, flood defence schemes, highways improvements, commercial and residential developments, as well as smaller projects such as barn conversions and extensions.

As an independent ecological consultancy we provide innovative expert services promptly and at reasonable rates. We are based on Mill Park Industrial Estate, Woodbury Salterton, Devon (near Exeter) but offer nationwide services.

We pride ourselves on providing a first class service and being a company that you can trust and will want to do business with.

Our work complies with British Standard BS 42020:2013 Biodiversity - Code of practice for planning and development.

Follow the links to find out more about the companyecological survey and assessment services together with examples of current projects and our clients.

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•  Badgers
•  Bats
•  Barn owls
•  Birds
•  Dormice
•  Otters
•  Water voles
•  Great crested newts
•  White-clawed crayfish
•  Invertebrates
•  Reptiles and amphibians

Click here for our survey calendar

Habitats & Plants

•  Invasive plants (e.g. Japanese knotweed)
•  National Vegetation Classification (NVC)
•  Hedgerow survey and assessment
•  River Corridor Survey
•  River Habitat Survey

Surveys & Assessments

•  Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey
•  NVC survey
•  Protected species surveys (see species list)
•  Bat survey (buildings, trees, activity transects, remote sensing)
•  Preliminary Ecological Appraisal
•  Ecological Impact Assessment
•  Ecological expert witness services
•  BREAAM & Code for Sustainable Homes