EAD Ecology’s Newt Licence will save time and costs for developers »

EAD Ecology’s Newt Licence will save time and costs for developers Natural England (NE) has introduced a Newt Low Impact Class Licence (NLICL). This reduces the burden on developers by streamlining the Licence application process for projects with a low impact on great crested newts. The NLICL […] Read More
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What will Brexit mean for Wildlife Legislation? »

What will Brexit mean for Wildlife Legislation? The implications of Brexit on wildlife legislation are unclear and will be for some time. All that we really know is that the process of withdrawal from the EU is likely to start before March 2017. […] Read More
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New Bat Class Licence will save time and costs for developers »

New Bat Class Licence will save time and costs for developers Natural England has introduced a Bat Low Impact Class Licence (BLICL). This is intended to reduce the burden on developers by streamlining the licence application process for certain projects. The BLICL is available to only a small number of […] Read More
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Review of Wildlife Law – final report published »

Review of Wildlife Law – final report published The Law Commission has published its final report following a review of Wildlife Law in England and Wales. The Commission’s recommendations may lead to some of the most significant reform of species protection legislation since the creation of […] Read More
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New guidance on ecology reports for planning applications »

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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EAD Ecology wins Top Award from National House Builder »

EAD Ecology has been named ‘Consultant of the Year’ by Redrow Homes (West Country) in their annual awards ceremony for suppliers and subcontractors to Redrow’s West Country division. The achievement follows competition from companies from across the […] Read More
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