Ecologist (full time, permanent role)

By | February 13th, 2019|Recruitment|

In response to our continuing success, Avian Ecology is looking for an experienced ecologist to join our skilled team, based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office. Over the last decade, Avian Ecology has earned a reputation for professional excellence, delivering consultancy services to the highest of standards on projects of all scales [...]

Senior Ecologist (full time, permanent role)

By | February 13th, 2019|Recruitment|

In response to our continuing success, Avian Ecology is looking for an experienced ecologist to join our skilled team, based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office. Over the last decade, Avian Ecology has earned a reputation for professional excellence, delivering consultancy services to the highest of standards on projects of all scales [...]

Seasonal Ecologist (initial six month basis)

By | February 13th, 2019|Recruitment|

In response to our continuing success, Avian Ecology is looking for a seasonal ecologist to join our skilled team, based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office. The role will be initially on a six month contract. Over the last decade, Avian Ecology has earned a reputation for professional excellence, delivering consultancy services [...]

Winter Ecological Services

By | January 9th, 2019|Ecology Survey, Mitigation and Management, Planning Advice|

The team at Avian Ecology have been kept very busy this winter with a large range of sites requiring Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) services, ranging from housing developments to new road schemes. The winter months can be an excellent time to plan for spring 2019 and with forward planning, carrying out some [...]

Technological Advances within Avian Ecology

By | August 16th, 2018|Ecology Survey, Education, Planning Advice|

  Advances in field based and office based technologies have been rapidly changing the efficiency and detail of data that we can now ascertain. The use of new equipment both in the field and in data analysis ensures the final service we can provide to clients is of the highest quality and allows [...]

Avoiding Procedural Pitfalls

By | July 3rd, 2018|Education, Mitigation and Management|

A recent Court ruling on mitigation and Habitats Regulations Assessment sets the cat amongst the pigeons, but do developers really need to be concerned ? Many development projects, when located in close proximity to a European designated site (Special Protection Areas, Special Areas of Conservation or Ramsars) are subject to Habitats Regulations Assessment [...]

Avian Ecology in Construction Forum Magazine

By | March 7th, 2018|EPS, Great Crested Newt, Housing|

Avian Ecology has recently been featured in January’s edition of Construction Forum magazine, the piece is in conjunction with Taylor Wimpey and details all the ecological works that we are providing. Avian Ecology has a long standing relationship with Taylor Wimpey and does many ecological surveys for new developments including; pre-application guidance, planning [...]

Ecology Masterclass with Una Maginn and Scottish Power

By | February 19th, 2018|Ecology Survey, Education, Mitigation and Management|

Avian Ecology’s Una Maginn along with Steven Edwards from Scottish Power, hosted an infrastructure and ecology workshop for countryside, ecology and animal management study groups from North Shropshire College. The session covered a wide range of topics revolving around habitat survey methods, protected species and biodiversity management and the considerations large infrastructure projects need [...]

Avian Ecology welcomes new Field Ornithologist

By | March 15th, 2017|Recruitment|

Zac Hinchcliffe joins the Cheshire team at Avian Ecology and takes the lead as our field ornithologist. Back in December 2016 we advertised for a new field ornithologist, and detailed what skills we were looking for in the ever-changing ecology industry (Read More) We had a huge response! It was a long and hard recruitment [...]

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Great Crested Newt and District Level Licensing – what does it mean for your projects?

By | February 15th, 2017|European Protected Species, Great Crested Newt, Mitigation and Management, Natural England|

Great Crested Newt and the Woking Approach District level licensing or the 'Woking Approach' (as piloted in Woking in 2016) is a new approach and an alternative to the current site by site great crested newt mitigation and licensing process. The new approach will involve a district wide assessment of newt distribution; using great crested [...]