Mitigation strategies & licencing

Our ecologists have many years’ experience in designing practical and cost-effective mitigation strategies that are both acceptable to the local planning authority and enable our clients to proceed with their development lawfully. Our aim is to provide efficient ecological solutions which can be built into project design or integrated into existing development plans to provide a net gain for biodiversity.

When a client wishes to carry out an activity prohibited under wildlife legislation we are able to produce mitigation strategies in support of obtaining protected species licences. We have previously used our technical expertise to obtain protected species licenses for works affecting bats, badgers, great crested newts, hazel dormice and water voles.

We have the unique advantage of our own team of in-house specialist contractors who are able to work alongside our ecologists to implement and manage high quality mitigation infrastructure at a landscape level.