Great Crested Newt licence held
Natural England licence held.
Roost surveys of trees, bridges and a variety of buildings including barns and churches. Dusk and dawn surveys, swarming surveys and hibernacula surveys.
Activity surveys designed to assess sites for species present, foraging habitat, flight lines. Use of time expansion detector and sonogram analysis.
Generic breeding bird surveys using CBC, BBS and registration mapping techniques.
Generic winter bird surveys using WeBS and farmland bird survey methods
Specialist species surveys - e.g. Barn Owl, Black Redstart and Nightjar
Specialist habitat surveys - woodland, grassland, upland, marine and coastal
Monitoring - mitigation, construction, operation and
post-construction environmental management plans, site and species surveillance.
Odonata (Dragonflies & Damselflies)
White-clawed Crayfish Natural England licence held.
Dormice - Natural England licence held.
Phase 1 habitat surveys
Environmental monitoring programmes
Baseline data set creation
Other ecological surveys
These surveys are possible through our large network of associates
Freshwater aquatic macrophytes, invertebrates
NVC, invasive plants and other specialist botanical surveys
Scoping study production
Ecological Impact Assessment
Biodiversity chapter production for Environmental Statement
Survey result appraisal
Analysis and assessment
Distribution and behavioural analysis for birds
Windfarm collision risk assessment
Independent Ornithology ES review
Studies to inform Appropriate Assessment and provision of advice on the EU Birds Directive, Habitats Directive
Ornithology Impact Assessment
Advice on feasibility and site suitability
Design, practical implementation, monitoring and evaluation of habitat creation and restoration
Habitat and species management plans
Site-specific ecological and conservation management plans
Mitigation for protected species
For impacts on bat roosts, flight lines, foraging habitat
Translocations of Great Crested Newts, reptiles and Water Voles
Mitigation for loss of Dormouse habitat
Breeding bird nest box design and siting
Bird collision avoidance measures
Design and implementation of mitigation and compensation
Planning matters, legislation and policy
Production of detailed ecological strategies to fulfil planning conditions
EcoHomes/BREEAM - Production of ecological audit reports to maximise credits awarded to a variety of schemes EcoHomes to comply with the Code of Sustainable Development (including housing, industrial, offices and schools)
Advice on conservation legislation and environmental regulations
Expert witness and public inquiry experience
Ecology Audits for ISO 14001 compliance
For more details on these services please contact Cambridge Ecology directly