Category: Ecology

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Sep2020

Happy Plant Health Week!

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The Landscape Institute has announced that this week is Plant Health Week. This is to recognise The Food and Agricultural Organisation’s (FAO) International Year of Plant Health 2020, with both events set to celebrate the benefits of healthy plants. The aim is to help protect and enhance plant life ... Read More
21st September 2020ACD Environmental

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Aug2020
ACD Environmental are pleased to inform you of the relocation of our Godalming office.   During lockdown we took the opportunity to relocate our Surrey office, from Mill Lane to the historic Fry’s Yard in Godalming, whilst adhering to government guidelines.   The Surrey office are delighted to announce the expansion of the ... Read More
3rd August 2020ACD Environmental

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Jul2020
One of our landscape architects came across the North and South Meads owned by Wolfson College, Oxford, while on a site visit. These meadows are designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and are relics of Marston’s medieval farming system. There is no evidence to suggest that ... Read More
21st July 2020ACD Environmental

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Jun2020

Elm tree woodland

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Whilst out undertaking fieldwork associated with an Environment Impact Assessment, one of our assessors was lucky enough to discover themselves in a beautiful elm tree woodland in Cambridgeshire. Elm tree woodlands and trees were once commonplace in the English landscape but started to reduce in the early 1900s after woodland ... Read More
23rd June 2020ACD Environmental

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Jun2020

Multifunctional landscapes

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Multifunctional landscapes are becoming increasingly popular and are providing a creative way to adapt green spaces. Whilst visiting a park recently we noticed that on the surface of it it was an attractive place for people to visit, take their daily exercise, meet up with friends and family (whilst observing ... Read More
11th June 2020ACD Environmental

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Apr2020

Japanese knotweed emergence

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Now is the time to start looking out for signs of Japanese knotweed!   During the winter the plant dies back, but now you will be able to see the bamboo-like stems emerging. Japanese knotweed is an invasive, non-native plant that suppresses other plant growth and therefore it is an offence to ... Read More
17th April 2020ACD Environmental

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Apr2020

ACD Graphics Examples

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ACD has developed a strong graphics department, specialising in a variety of 2D and 3D programmes. Utilising software which is appropriate to the project and ranging from simple line drawings to fully rendered packages. We are able to tailor our graphics to not only suit the project but also client ... Read More
16th April 2020ACD Environmental

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Mar2020
We have spent the past few weeks following developments on the COVID-19 pandemic.   During this period of uncertainty, we’re here to support our clients and to ensure that we can continue to offer arboricultural, archaeological, ecological and landscape architectural consultancy and design services as normal. We are committed to providing our ... Read More
17th March 2020ACD Environmental

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Feb2020
ACD Environmental was excited to attend the official launch of Whitethorn Gardens, Stoke Mandeville. Although a little wet it did not dampen the spirits of those who attended. ACD Environmental started work on this project with Kier Living in 2018, assisting ... Read More
28th February 2020ACD Environmental

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Feb2020

Licenced for rare reptile surveys

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In December 2019, Ali Shaw gained her rare reptile licence. ACD Environmental are now pleased to announce that we can carry out rare reptile surveys. There are six species of native British reptiles. Four of these species are widespread and commonly found across the UK: adder Vipera berus, slow worm ... Read More
18th February 2020ACD Environmental