BSG Ecology is an award-winning, 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.

Residential & Commercial Development

Survey, Consultation, EcIA, CEMPs, LEMPs, SQEs and BREEAM

Public Sector

Planning Application Advice, Technical Review, SCAPE


Survey, Advice, Impact Assessment, Restoration Design

Onshore Wind

Specialist Advice, Impact Assessment, Mitigation Advice & Public Inquiry

Solar Energy

Specialist Ecological Advice, Feasibility Studies, Surveys & Mitigation

Built Heritage & Historic Landscapes

Protected Species Advice, Site Management & Training

Protected Species

Advice, Survey, Mitigation, Licensing & Assessment

Expert Witness

Expert Witness Advice, Public Inquiries & Hearings


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

Phase 1 & Botanical Survey

Phase 1 Habitat Survey, NVC Survey, Mitigation, Translocation


Survey, Assessment, Advice, Mitigation & Management

Ecological Impact Assessment

Screening & Scoping, Survey, ES Chapters & Design Input

Oxford North – Oxford’s new urban district – public consultation begins

BSG Ecology has been part of the professional team that has worked to bring forward proposals for the Oxford North development over the last 5 years. We are delighted that the project has now reached the public consultation stage, which started on Friday 23rd June.

BSG WINS CIEEM Best Ecology Consultancy Award

We are delighted to announce that BSG Ecology has been awarded the best medium scale ecology consultancy of the year award by CIEEM.

The People over Wind decision- big implications for the NPPF in England?

A recent decision by the European Court of Justice (CJEU) has thrown the planning process into a spin and gives rise to an issue that needs resolving before the new NPPF is published.