Badger Sett Monitoring – East Sussex

The Ecology Partnership has been carrying out monitoring of a badger sett on a development site in East Sussex. The field is included within a proposed housing scheme and a … More

Bird survey

Birds within the U.K. have been subject to an ever-increasing habitat loss and degradation. Intensifying land management practices and habitat loss through the building of residential areas has been the … More

BREEAM Assessment

BREEAMĀ 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

Water Vole Survey

Protection & Legislation Water voles are a UK BAP priority species, and a species of principal importance in England, under section 41 of the NERC Act 2006. The water vole … More

Reptile Survey

Reptiles Protection All reptiles are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended), making it illegal to intentionally kill or injure a common reptile. Rare reptiles (the smooth … More

Otter Survey

Otter Protection Otters are legally protected by The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended) and the Habitats Regulations 2017, making them a European Protected Species. With this legal protection, … More

Barn Owl Survey

Barn Owl Protection Barn owls (Tyto alba) were the most common species of owl found within the British countryside. However, in recent years, populations have significantly declined. This is thought … More

Badger Survey

Badger Protection Legislation Badgers are protected along with the setts they live in. Under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992, in England it is an offence to: Wilfully kill, injure … More