GS Ecology is an established, independent ecological consultancy based in Berkshire. We provide the full range of ecological services to developers, local authorities and householders, some examples of which are listed below.
Protected species work: Initial and further surveys; Natural England licence applications; mitigation strategy design and implementation; post-development monitoring.
Habitat services: Preliminary Ecological Appraisals/Phase 1 Habitat Surveys/Ecological Risk Assessments; BREEAM assessments; hedgerow, river corridor and tree surveys, Phase 2 National Vegetation Classification surveys; land management, including advice, ecological management plans, England Woodland Grant Scheme applications and agri-environment applications; advice and management for invasive species such as Japanese knotweed.
Local authorities and developers: Advice on planning applications, planning policy; expert witness; planning appeals