We provide a comprehensive ecological service ranging from simple ecological scoping to more detailed impact assessments and management plans. Below are a sample of the ecology services we offer, please scroll down or contact us for more information.

Ecological Scoping

Our Ecological Scoping service is a basic ecological survey commissioned by clients prior to purchasing a site, which will help you discover in a timely manner whether there are any potential ecology constraints associated with the land. Read more...

Preliminary Ecological Appraisals

A Preliminary Ecological Appraisal , sometimes referred to as a phase 1 habitat survey is the initial and most common survey required for planning.  Read more...

Protected Species Surveys

We provide a comprehensive ecological service ranging from simple scoping surveys to detailed impact assessments. Read more...

Protected Species Licence Applications

Many animals and some plants are protected by UK and European law. If these species become disturbed, whether deliberately or by accident, the penalties incurred can involve fines and even imprisonment. Working in areas inhabited by protected species can therefore require a European Protected Species Licence application. Read more...

Mitigation and onsite works

Ecological Mitigation is a vital element of today's development projects, essential whenever there's a protected species or habitat to take into account. Read more...

Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA)

An Ecological Impact Assessment is an essential document that describes the potential effects of activities on the environment. Read more...

Habitat Creation and Management Plans

Habitat creation and management plans are often required to satisfy planning conditions, for securing BREEAM points or to implement mitigation proposals for licence or non-licences work. Read more...

BREEAM Ecology Assessments

Ecology forms a key part of BREEAM assessments with a key element requiring an ecologist to produce a calculation of the change in ecological value of a site and measures to enhance the sites value. Read more...

Expert Witness

Ecology by Design can provide ecologists to support you through public enquiries and planning hearings. Read more...