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.

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

Philippa Harvey

We lost our treasured colleague Philippa Harvey on May 4th this year.

BSG Ecology Exhibiting at All Energy Conference 2-3 May 2018

BSG Ecology will be exhibiting at the All Energy Conference taking place 2-3rd May at SEC Glasgow. Visit us on Stand K62 to discuss your bat, bird and other ecology issues.

Dr Peter Shepherd joins Natural England’s Bat Expert Panel

Natural England recently announced the formation of a Bat Expert Panel (add link) which is comprised of 10 nationally recognised experts from the academic, commercial and NGO and SNCO sectors. BSG Ecology is delighted that Dr Peter Shepherd has been one of the experts invited to be a member of the p...