Preliminary Ecological Appraisal

Preliminary ecological appraisal (PEAs) is usually the first stage of a site assessment and provide an evaluation of the base line conditions of the site and any habitats associated with the site – … More

Protected Species Licence (EPS licenses)

The Ecology Partnership can offer protected species licence services as our team of ecologists develop licenses for a range of European Protected Species (EPS) and development works which may impact them. Some … More

Ecological Risk Assessments

Ecological Risk Assessments involve a walk over survey of a site and the production of a letter or report which documents any perceived risk associated with land purchase. This may, … More

Ecological Clerk of Works

What is a Clerk of Works? An Ecological Clerk of Works provides a supervisory service on construction sites where ecological risks are likely to be present. In an increasing number … More

Ecological Mitigation

Ecological Mitigation Projects Mitigation projects involve reducing negative impact on rare and protected species and their habitats. The loss or alteration of habitats that support protected species should be kept to … More

Translocation Projects

Translocation projects involve the removal of protected species from a development site where they cannot be maintained to a new site outside the development footprint. The Ecology Partnership can help identify new … More

River Corridor Survey

River corridor survey involves assessing the ecological value of the river corridor systems, the vegetation found, the presence of non-native or invasive species, and the identification of any constraints to development. … More

Habitat Creation

Habitat creation involves protecting, enhancing and restoring habitats, which may be required as a result of protected species work or to enhance existing features of interest. This may involve the … More

Habitat Regulations Assessment

The EU Habitats Directive requires that any project which may have a significant effect (either alone or in combination with other plans or projects) on the integrity of one or … More

Ecological Impact Assessment

An Ecological Impact Assessment is the basic assessment that determines the impact that a project is likely to have on the ecology of a specific site. Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) … More

Expert Witness and Planning Appeals

The Ecology Partnership have provided expert witness advice and evidence for public inquiries and planning hearings. This includes: Attending conference with the inquiry team, client and counsel Preparation of proofs … More

BREEAM Assessment

BREEAM Assessment (Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method) is the world’s leading and most widely used environmental assessment method for buildings. The environmental performance of new developments is measured by their … More