Category: Ecology

04

Dec2017

Winter Surveys

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Winter is upon us and some species of wildlife have started to hibernate. However, you could be mistaken into thinking that you have to wait until springtime to start ecological surveys. Depending on the type of site, there are many different types of survey that can be carried out in winter.   Phase 1 ... Read More
4th December 2017ACD Environmental

01

Sep2017

Nesting Season is Over

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All wild bird species, their eggs and nests are protected by law under the Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981. You must avoid harming birds or to use measures which do not kill or injure them before considering taking harmful action. If vegetation is removed during the main bird nesting season (March-August ... Read More
1st September 2017ACD Environmental

24

Aug2017
Legislation It is an offence to cause or allow Japanese knotweed to spread in the wild under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 section 114 (2) (WCA 1981), as it is one of the plants listed in the schedule. All waste containing Japanese knotweed comes under the control of Part II ... Read More
24th August 2017ACD Environmental

11

Aug2017

Tick Season!

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Tick Season – Beware! One of the ACD staff returned from field survey work recently, to find that he had five ticks on him, and was naturally worried, so he was recommended to see his doctor and we have since reviewed and updated our Health and Safety Policy as a result. Lyme ... Read More
11th August 2017ACD Environmental

06

Jul2017

Bat Work at ACD

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Ecology Newsletter
6th July 2017ACD Environmental

01

Feb2017
Published on Oct 23, 2014: Two graduates from the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Reading talk about their experiences since graduating and their careers as Ecological Consultant... Read More
1st February 2017ACD Environmental

06

Jan2017

ACD Ecologists in Action

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The ecology team at ACD Environmental have had a busy 2016 survey season. They worked with St Mary’s C of E Primary School, Marlborough and KIER Construction.
6th January 2017ACD Environmental