About Jack

BSc (Hons) | GIS Specialist Jack joined Avian Ecology in September 2013 and provides support to the team in the management of complex data sets, analysis and preparation of graphics. Jack uses MapInfo GIS and AutoCAD for designing, interrogating and drawing of GIS data sets and figures for analysis and inclusion in reports and supporting documents. He also provides occasional field assistance with Phase 1 habitat and protected species surveys.

Tigers, zebras…and bats?

By | January 7th, 2016|Ecology Survey, Planning Advice, Uncategorised|

Avian Ecology, working with Cass Associates of Liverpool, was recently appointed to undertake ecological appraisals within the Knowsley Safari Park complex near Liverpool. These were needed to inform two separate planning applications; one for a brand-new tiger enclosure and the other a ‘safari lodge’ rest area where park visitors can overlook the site from the [...]

Visit us at Solar Energy UK!

By | October 7th, 2015|Uncategorised|

We are looking forward to attending Solar Energy UK  at the NEC Birmingham 13-15 October.

18th European Congress of Herpetology

By | September 22nd, 2015|Uncategorised|

We would like to welcome our senior ecologist Stuart Graham back from the 18th European Congress of Herpetology. Held between the 7th and 11th September in Wroclaw, Poland; 150 delegates from 29 countries gathered to discuss both European and Global reptile and amphibian research, conservation and population trends. Representing one of three delegates from the [...]

British Standard BS42020 – Two Years In

By | August 18th, 2015|Uncategorised|

British Standard (BS) BS42020 ‘Biodiversity – Code of practice for planning and development 2013’ is increasingly being adopted by local planning authorities. To date, at least the Essex, Pembrokeshire, Suffolk, Powys, Devon and Norfolk Councils have formally implemented compliance requirements of BS42020 onto their planning application ‘Validation Checklists’ and the list is set to continue [...]

Avian Ecology is pleased to announce the opening of its Glasgow office

By | August 4th, 2015|Uncategorised|

Following eight successful years in the professional ecology industry across the UK, Avian Ecology are now pleased to announce the opening of a new Glasgow office. Avian Ecology already has a wealth of experience right across Scotland from the Borders to Caithness. We have provided Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA) for medium and large scale wind [...]

Avian Play a Key Role in Recent REG Windpower Successes

By | July 31st, 2015|Uncategorised|

So far in 2015, REG Windpower has successfully attained planning permission for three separate wind energy projects in South Wales; Mynydd Brombil, Mynydd Portref and Abergorki, totalling 14 large wind turbines. Avian Ecology was fully involved in each site from conception through to consent, ensuring that the ecological effects of the developments were fully understood [...]

A successful Three Peaks Challenge!

By | May 8th, 2015|Uncategorised|

The Avian Ecology team successfully completed the National Three Peaks Challenge between the 2nd and 3rd of May 2015. The team has raised over £2,700 (and counting) for their charities!! The team started at Ben Nevis in glorious sunshine which turned into strong winds and knee high snow at the summit. Scafell Pike was largely [...]

National Three Peaks Challenge

By | April 15th, 2015|Uncategorised|

Our team will be completing the National Three Peaks Challenge of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon on 2nd May 2015, and fingers crossed, within the 24 hour window! The challenge starts at Ben Nevis in Scotland, which stands at 1,344m and is the tallest of the three. After descending Ben Nevis the team will [...]

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