Ecology

Ecology

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We provide advice on Landscape ecology, Woodland ecology. This includes Botanical surveys, Breeam, CSH, Reptile and amphibian surveys, mammal and bird surveys and scoping surveys. We can advise on producing your own plan to conserve the wildlife on your site.

Ecology

Fauna & Flora in LVIA Reports in Sussex, Kent and Surrey

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Ecology in LVIA; Value of Fauna and flora in LVIA reports in Sussex. Habitat creation. Biodiversity offsetting. Baseline studies into LVIAs for LPAS for landscape planning in Sussex, Kent and Surrey, include site ecology and biodiversity, with habitat creation and biodiversity offsetting. Some sites have special qualities such as historic hedge banks. A site may have a woodland Shaw or […]

Ecology

BS 42020 Biodiversity; Code of Practice for planning and development; designing and managing robust ecosystem services.

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BS 42020 biodiversity; Designing and managing robust ecosystem services. Increased frequency of storm events, higher rainfall due to jet stream, effects of climate change, increased development and recreation pressures, all require habitat design that is sensitive to the demands placed on the landscape. These “eco system services” are what the landscape offers us in return for […]

Ecology

Green Infrastructure

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Green Infrastructure : Flowering fennel

What is Green Infrastructure? Green infrastructure is a term used to bring all the green assets of  village, town and city together and use this data as a planning tool.  Green infrastructure includes trees,  parks, hedges, grassland, woodland and  road verges. There is more about green infrastructure here on the Landvision Blog Green infrastructure is […]

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Butterflies Ecology Landscape Design, Creating Habitat

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Butterflies This is the second article on Butterflies Ecology, the first can be found here Ecology and Landscape design for creating habitat for Butterflies. Butterflies ecology and what to do to help stem the trend of decline in butterflies, such as Small Tortoiseshells?There are a number of general habitat needs of butterflies.  By providing for […]

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Native Hedges- encourage biodiversity

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Native Hedges helping to join habitats. Top tip * – Native hedges should use a mix of  trees and shrubs, the best plants for wildlife  in the UK, are those native to the UK . These include Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Wild Privet and Dogwood. Using native trees and shrub varieties will provide the highest wildlife value; providing […]