Biodiversity

Ecology News

Ecology News 2500 1667 Greengage Environmental

It’s been another busy summer so far for our ecologists. We added another face to the team in April when Laura Thomas joined as our new Graduate Ecological Consultant. Laura…

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Greengage to speak at Monitoring Biodiversity Event

Greengage to speak at Monitoring Biodiversity Event 604 270 Greengage Environmental

Our Senior Ecological Consultant, Morgan Taylor is speaking at an event being run by CIRIA. The event, taking place on 23 March at CIRIA’s offices is titled Monitoring biodiversity: lessons learnt. The…

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A City-wide Approach to Green Infrastructure

A City-wide Approach to Green Infrastructure 992 496 Greengage Environmental

Economic Rewards of Green Infrastructure Evidence supporting the economic case for green infrastructure (GI) is steadily mounting up, with a wider spectrum of benefits than was originally anticipated. Now there…

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Greengage Insight Series – Ecology & Arboriculture

Greengage Insight Series – Ecology & Arboriculture 775 191 Greengage Environmental

Here at Greengage we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver truly sustainable solutions through a holistic, innovative and no nonsense approach. We asked our expert team to describe how…

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New Bat Survey Guidance

New Bat Survey Guidance 680 506 Greengage Environmental

As the ecology survey season rapidly approaches, many protected species, including bats, reptiles, dormice and great-crested newt, are becoming active. As you can see from Greengage’s Ecology Calendar the survey…

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Nature’s Forgotten as Threats of De-Regulation Continue

Nature’s Forgotten as Threats of De-Regulation Continue 1600 1200 Greengage Environmental

A few weeks ago Defra, with the support of the Office of National Statistics, released their data[i] on biodiversity indicators for benchmarking progress against the Biodiversity 2020 strategy[ii] – England’s…

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Natural capital in concept works. They know it, we know it, but how come it rarely translates at the coal-face of sustainable development?

Natural capital in concept works. They know it, we know it, but how come it rarely translates at the coal-face of sustainable development? 1000 800 Greengage Environmental

My last blog focused on the threat of reduced protection for our most valued wildlife conservation sites. Thankfully initial comments from Brussels were reassuring, and the headlines satiated my smugness…

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Arrested Development: halted ecosystems and their relevance in modern day conservation efforts

Arrested Development: halted ecosystems and their relevance in modern day conservation efforts 809 450 Greengage Environmental

Does shifting baseline syndrome affect our conservation priorities, and, if so, does this really matter? Inspired by the writings of George Monbiot this piece explores whether we have set ourselves…

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Bats – Surveying in Trees and Woodland

Bats – Surveying in Trees and Woodland 330 254 Greengage Environmental

With the month of May comes the warm springtime weather, an influx of moths, butterflies and other invertebrates taking flight and – of course – bats taking full advantage of…

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It’s blooming summer

It’s blooming summer 150 150 Greengage Environmental

As September approaches, and the end of the bat survey season draws near, have you ensured that your site is compliant with BCT Good Practice Guidelines? The second edition of…

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