BSG Ecology is a leading independent ecological consultancy. We provide a complete ecology service, from fieldwork and baseline survey to impact assessment, biodiversity management, project design and expert witness advice.

Otter

Protected Species

Advice, Survey, Mitigation, Licensing & Assessment
Common pipistrelle

Bats

Advice, Survey, Mitigation, Licensing, Assessment & Training
great crested newt

Great Crested Newts

Survey, Mitigation, Licensing, Habitat Creation, Research & Training
Short-eared owl

Birds

Survey, Analysis & Assessment, Mitigation, Habitat Management & Advice
Red Campion

Phase 1 & Botanical Survey

Phase 1 Habitat Survey, NVC Survey, Mitigation, Translocation
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Invertebrates

Survey, Assessment, Advice, Mitigation & Management
Waterfall

Freshwater Ecology

Habitat Assessment, Macro-Invertebrate Survey, Analysis & Advice
Golden Plover Wind Farm

Thermal imaging survey for ecology

Thermal Imaging Survey, Nocturnal Birds and Bats & Post-Processing Data Analysis

Ecological Impact Assessment

Screening & Scoping, Survey, ES Chapters & Design Input
Olympic Park BSG Ecology

Designing Cities with Nature in Mind

Dr Peter Shepherd will be appearing Tuesday 19th January 2016 as an expert panel member at a seminar organised by the Environmental Research Doctoral Training Partnership at the University of Oxford. This is the first in the Grand Challenges Seminar Series.
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British Standard BS 8596:2015 – Surveying for Bats in Trees and Woodland

British Standard (BS) 8596, which was published in October 2015, sets out guidance for surveying bats in trees and woodland. In this article we provide a review of BS 8956.
Ecologist training BSG Ecology

What are we looking for in a Graduate Ecologist?

We are regularly approached by students and recent graduates keen to understand the skills they need to pursue a career in consultancy work. The following short article summarises areas in which some basic experience is likely to be advantageous in securing an ecologist position.