What we do for clients

Our services to clients as consultants in trees and ecology

Working as a team of qualified and experienced consultants, we have the specialist skills and knowledge to offer you as the client a complete and comprehensive service. Our services include:

  • Protected species and wildlife surveys, for example :
    • Undertaking initial ecological appraisals of sites ( also known as Phase 1 surveys or Preliminary Ecological Assessments );
    • Bat and great crested newt surveys and advice on mitigation and licencing;
    • Breeding bird surveys and nest protection
    • Ecological impact assessment for example :
    • Technical ecology sections for Environmental Impact Assessments;
    • Habitat Regulations Assessments for European sites;
    • Recreational disturbance and greenspace provision assessments
    • Land management advice for example :
    • Management plans for nature reserves, farms and wildlife areas;
    • Applications for Countryside Stewardship from Natural England;
    • Surveys for environmental certification under BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes

 

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  • Tree works, hazardous trees and permissions for example :
    • Applying for permissions for TPO’d trees and trees in Conservation Areas;
    • Carrying out risk assessments for trees;
    • Veteran tree management
  • Tree surveys for developments for example :
    • BS5837 surveys for development and tree constraints plans
    • Arboricultural Impact Assessments and Method Statements
    • Supervision during construction

We also run training courses for our clients and other professionals on subjects ranging from managing small woodlands to wildlife law.

What we will do for you as a client

  • We will focus on providing the ecological expertise that you need to ensure your project proceeds on time and on budget, while ensuring the natural world is well looked after;
  • We will always be accessible for you to contact us and won’t rely on answer phones;
  • Our quote to you will set out costs in a clear and transparent manner, based on understanding your needs;
  • In communicating with you, we will offer you simple, clear advice on wildlife and ecology;
  • We will advise you as early as possible on timetabling and other potential constraints and risks, resulting from survey windows, planning processes and other regulations;
  • We will welcome feedback from you to help us improve our service, and work to make you feel valued as a client and customer.