Whilst foliage and flowers can be a strong source of colour, the vibrance of bark/stems can often be overlooked. Bark/stems can be seen all year round with the effect often exaggerated in winter when the stems are exposed and the surrounding landscape is diminished and devoid of colour. Tree species with ...
18th September 2019ACD Environmental
On 4th July, ACD undertook a preliminary roost inspection of a barn in Highworth, Swindon. The barn had lots of potential features for roosting bats, with a stone wall containing many holes and crevices which bats could use as summer roosts and also possibly for hibernation. An endoscope was used on ...
10th September 2019ACD Environmental
ACD Environmental are raising money for LandAid this year and over the August bank holiday weekend, our Director of Landscape Architecture - Jon Seymour and honorary ACD member - Matt Dally undertook the whole Cotswold Way, with a little help from other ACD colleagues along the journey! After a successful 25 ...
28th August 2019ACD Environmental
In June 2019, ACD Environmental’s Director of Ecology Daniel Wood spent a fascinating 3 days working with Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) Badger Research Project. WildCRU’s badger project began in 1987, building on earlier data stretching back to the early 1970s. Focused on badgers living at Wytham Woods, Oxfordshire, ...
26th July 2019ACD Environmental
The spring is the fastest growth period for this plant and it can spread very quickly. Look out for red/purple new shoots emerging from the ground, similar to asparagus spears. At this stage the leaves will be rolled up around the shoot and may be red or burnt ...
16th May 2019ACD Environmental
In February, ACD were contacted to investigate the integrity of a Sweet chestnut tree in Henley-upon-Thames that had a Tree Preservation Order. The tree owner was concerned about the health of the tree after she noticed three woodpecker holes on the stem, as well as a branch failure ...
2nd April 2019ACD Environmental
ACD would like to announce that Dorota Kaminska-Majkowska has taken over as our Southern Director in Eastleigh. Dorota originally joined ACD Environmental in 2011, she will now be responsible for the management and coordination at our regional office in Hampshire, whilst working closely with our clients to ensure ...
25th January 2019ACD Environmental