Habitat Management

Habitat Management Works

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Habitat management works are required at many development sites across the UK, to various extents and in a variety of forms. Sensitive habitat management is often required to implement planning conditions, mitigation strategies or method statements or may form an intricate part of a Natural England / Natural Resources Wales Mitigation (development) licence. A regular regime of habitat management works may also be required to maintain public amenity space, increase biodiversity on conservation land or prevent ‘banked’ development land becoming a haven for wildlife.  Focus Ecology are well placed to assist you with any requirements for implementation of habitat works.

Focus Ecology are pleased to offer the following services in association with an approved sub-contractor:

  • Vegetation clearance and tree felling.
  • Pre-felling tree climbing inspections for bats by a fully certified and licensed operative.
  • Supply and installation of exclusion fencing (for great crested newts / reptiles).
  • Managed species displacement through sensitive vegetation clearance.
  • Invasive weed control / eradication (Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed, etc.).
  • Habitat restoration, creation and enhancement.
  • Pond and wetland creation.
  • Design and installation of SUDs schemes.
  • Pre-development management of land banks.
  • Stream and river restoration works.
  • Please call Focus Ecology today on 01905 780 700 to discuss your site specific requirements.