New guidance on ecology reports for planning applications »

April 12, 2016
The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) published new guidelines for Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) in January. These with British Standard BS42020 provide the framework for ecology reports to accompany planning applications. Ecological regulators have already identified compliance with […] Read More
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‘Impact Zones’ around Cornish European Sites may constrain residential development »

‘Impact Zones’ around Cornish European Sites may constrain residential development Cornwall Council has published potential ‘impact zones’ from recreation from new residential development near key European-designated sites. Strategic mitigation measures within these zones have yet to be published and until issued, each development has to produce its own bespoke solution. The […] Read More
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European Protected Species Licensing under review »

European Protected Species Licensing under review Natural England is consulting on their proposed changes to the Licensing process for European Protected Species (EPS), which seek to ‘achieve better outcomes’ for species whilst reducing ‘costs, delays and uncertainty for developers’. If adopted, there would be […] Read More
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Mitigation Strategy For SPA Recreation Impacts Wins at Appeal »

November 5, 2013
EAD Ecology provided a successful alternative approach to the mitigation of recreational impacts from residential development on the Ashdown Forest SPA and SAC. Commissioned by Gleeson Developments for a residential development in Crawley Down, EAD produced […] Read More
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EAD Ecology Part of Successful Environment Agency Bid at Dawlish Warren »

EAD Ecology is delighted to be part of the Atkins team appointed by the Environment Agency for the Beach Management Scheme at Dawlish Warren. EAD worked closely with Atkins on the planning stage of the project […] Read More
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EAD Ecology at Teignbridge EIP »

EAD Ecology recently provided expert opinion at the Teignbridge Local Plan. Key areas addressed by EAD to the Planning Inspector included the impact of development allocations on bats from the South Hams SAC and recreational impacts […] Read More
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EAD Ecology Part of Conservation and Climate Change Research Project »

EAD Ecology is part of a joint research project, led by Dr Rob Wilson of Exeter University, and including RSPB, Butterfly Conservation, South West Wildlife Trusts and Natural England. The research project “Using microclimate to adapt […] Read More
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New Homes For Bats »

Bat House EAD has helped to design a purpose built ‘Bat House’ for Cavanna Homes. The bat house was required as part of a major housing and commercial development in Torbay. The bat house includes features suitable for […] Read More
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