Category: Ecology

22

Sep2021

Wildlife Corridors

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Wildlife corridors are an essential part of our green infrastructure to connect individual habitats, providing a safe passage for wildlife to move freely, without threat from predators or human intervention. Wildlife corridors can come in all shapes and sizes, so any form of habitat connection can help! It is important to ... Read More
22nd September 2021ACD Environmental

13

Sep2021

Farm Business Innovation Show

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We are delighted to let you know that ACD Environmental will be exhibiting at the Farm Business Innovation Show on the 10th & 11th November 2021, at the NEC, Birmingham on stand 1031. Register today for your FREE ticket via the event website here https://www.farmbusinessshow.co.uk/ The show is the ultimate event for ... Read More
13th September 2021ACD Environmental

02

Aug2021
Many of our clients ask us about the requirement for 10% Biodiversity Net Gain, where did this requirement come from, does this standard currently apply, and more importantly does it apply to their development sites? The requirement for 10% Biodiversity Net Gain has gained momentum under the new Environment Act, which ... Read More
2nd August 2021ACD Environmental

29

Jun2021

What a tree-t!

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“Trees are essential to the future of the planet.” – David Attenborough   Do you really know the true value of trees? We want to help spread the word about how amazing trees are from The Arboricultural Association, and how you can find more information relating to these facts through our previous ... Read More
29th June 2021ACD Environmental

01

Jun2021
When was the last time you saw a live hedgehog? Are you plagued by slugs and snails on your herbaceous borders or your allotment? Our iconic, beloved, and charismatic mammal is native across the UK but is on the priority species list. Hedgehogs are listed as vulnerable on the Red ... Read More
1st June 2021ACD Environmental

27

May2021

Hedge trimming

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It is easy to trim a hedge into a regular rectangle, but you are often faced with a problem where the bottom of the hedge starts looking a bit sparse whilst the top half is looking lush and green. This is because the bottom of the hedge is less likely ... Read More
27th May 2021ACD Environmental

07

May2021
ACD Environmental have been working with Howarth Homes, on behalf of Paradigm Housing, assisting with ecological and landscape architecture consultancy services for their project in Enfield. Recently, one of our ecologists had the pleasure of visiting the project nearing completion, which does not happen often but was greatly received! In this ... Read More
7th May 2021ACD Environmental

28

Apr2021
Did you know, that the presence of Japanese knotweed on a development site has the potential to lead to prosecution (imprisonment of 2 years) and / or compensation claims (up to £5000)? It can potentially cause damage to buildings, hard surfaces and the ecosystem of the surrounding area, swamping native and ... Read More
28th April 2021ACD Environmental

22

Feb2021
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has published a new discussion paper on ‘Natural Capital and Environmental Net Gain’. Natural capital can be defined as the world’s stocks of natural assets which include geology, soil, air, water, and all living things. Therefore, this has the potential to impact society, economies, air ... Read More
22nd February 2021ACD Environmental

24

Dec2020

ACD Advent Calendar 2020

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Here is a look back at all the facts we provided each day in December, through the run-up to Christmas in our ACD Advent Calendar. Welcome to the ACD Environmental advent calendar. Follow our page to receive a fact every day until Christmas! Let’s start off with a fact about ... Read More
24th December 2020ACD Environmental