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Recording Blog

Principal ecologist Dr Lee Brady keeps a recording blog, containing news, announcements and reports concerning the conservation of reptiles and amphibians.

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We offer a range of services to private companies, local authorities, government agencies and members of the public. Services range from specialist protected species and biodiversity assessments to presentations and workshops on wildlife survey and legislation.


Quotations are completely free and tailored to the specific needs of each client. We offer particularly competitive rates for smaller development projects.


Project work is primarily undertaken in Kent, Essex, London, Surrey and Sussex. Projects in other areas of England will also be considered. 


For a free no obligation quote please call us on 01227 751408


Walkover Surveys

Rapid assessment of a site to identify wildlife issues that could impact on a planning application. 


Preliminary Ecological Appraisals


Detailed assessment of a site to identify wildlife issues likely to impact on a planning application. Preliminary Ecological Appraisal reports are often required by local planning authorities before a planning application will be considered. All work is undertaken to British Standards. 


Great Crested Newt Surveys


Presence and/or population assessment of ponds that could support this strictly protected amphibian species. All work follows most recent published guidelines and is undertaken under licence.


Dr. Brady is a registered consultant for the great crested newt low impact class licence. 


Reptile Surveys


Presence and/or population assessment of a site that could support protected reptile species (e.g. slow-worms). All work follows most recently published guidelines and is undertaken

under licence (when appropriate).  





Other Services Offered

  • Extended Phase 1 Surveys
  • Preparation of target maps for development planning
  • General biodiversity surveys and site assessments
  • Mitigation recommendations and implementation
  • Development licence preparation (eps)
  • Development licence implementation
  • Species monitoring
  • Data analysis
  • Expert witness
  • Conservation and management advice
  • Survey training workshops
  • Wildlife legislation workshops

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