Soprano pipistrelle in roost. © Duncan Painter Construction of a new badger sett. Historic Lyme Park (© Duncan Painter) Lesser horseshoe bat (© Jessicajil - Flickr) Book your great crested newt survey today!
Photo taken by Frank Vassen

Kentford Lodge Habitats Regulation Assessment

Stone Curlews are Schedule 1 birds, which means that they are afforded special protection status at all times. Developments in areas that are close to the nesting and feeding sites of these rare birds need to ensure they are careful to assess the impact of the proposed development on the birds. Applied Ecology Ltd. recently performed a Habitats Regulation Assessment
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East Pollokshields Surgery

East Pollokshields Surgery

  AEL was commissioned by Anderson, Bell + Christie architects to provide ecological support for BREEAM for the new East Pollokshields GP surgery. We worked closely with Mike Hyatt Landscape Architects and Anderson, Bell + Christie to devise and assess a scheme that could deliver biodiversity benefits within a tightly constrained urban site. During the surveys required for BREEAM, we
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Falkirk Wildlife Sites

Falkirk Wildlife Site Review

Falkirk Council is currently reviewing their portfolio of non-statutory Sites of Interest for Nature Conservation (SINCs) and Wildlife Sites as part of their Local Plan review.  This required the re-survey of a number of pre-existing such sites, and survey of potential new sites. AEL ecologists undertook Phase 1 Habitat Survey and NVC surveys of nine of these sites, providing habitat
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Brown long-eared bat survey

AEL bat survey images: Brown long-eared bat

Applied Ecology Ltd is currently assisting a church near Peterborough with bat mitigation planning associated with the roof and internal structural repair. Below is a photograph of the brown long-eared bat identified by AEL during our initial inspection of the church.