Ecological Planning & Research
ecological impact assessment
Our team of environmental assessors are experienced in all forms of Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) both large and small scale and the integration of nature conservation issues with other environmental disciplines.
On a project basis, we have very wide experience of providing the full spectrum of ecological inputs in support of large-scale EIA projects such as:
We were centrally involved in the development of the ‘best practice’ guidelines for Ecological Impact Assessment in the United Kingdom, produced by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management and endorsed by all of the statutory nature conservation organisations involved in the planning system, and are fully conversant with their use. This ensures that our assessment work carries weight with Local Planning Authorities and statutory agencies such as Natural England giving your proposals the best chance of success.