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Biodiversity design

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  • Olympic Park – Establishing an Ecological Legacy

    Wednesday September 10th, 2014

    Dr Peter Shepherd will be giving a short presentation to the CIRIA organised event titled “Biodiversity site tour – Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park” on the 11th of September. The aim of the event is to consider the success of current maintenance and monitoring of on-site...

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  • Biodiversity Offsetting – Are We All Ready?

    Friday January 24th, 2014

    Defra is currently analysing the consultation responses received on the Defra green paper entitled Biodiversity Offsetting in England. Biodiversity offsetting is already being ‘used’ in different ways in development projects, not least within the Defra Trial areas. As such professional ecologists and other professional disciplines, in particular planners and developers, need to be up to speed with the principles, the application of the system as it currently is being implemented, and how it might evolve.

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  • BSG Ecology wins award from the Landscape Institute

    Monday December 9th, 2013

    BSG Ecology is delighted to announce that our collaborative work with LDA Design (as lead consultant) on the Network Rail National Lineside Vegetation Management Strategy has won the Strategic Landscape Planning section of the Landscape Institute Awards 2013.

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  • A British Standard for Biodiversity

    Thursday September 27th, 2012

    The emerging draft of BS42020 Biodiversity – Code of Practice for Planning and Development provides opportunities for improved consistency and objectivity across all professional ecologists involved in delivering advice on ecology matters in advance of and during the planning application process. The BS will apply...

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  • Getting the most from BREEAM

    Thursday June 21st, 2012

    BSG Ecology regularly provides ecological input to BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Home (CfSH) assessments.  It is our experience that the ecological (biodiversity) aspects of BREEAM and CfSH are an area where clients are often unaware of what is required.  In the viewpoint below, BSG...

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  • Talking Shop at Ecobuild 2012

    Friday March 30th, 2012

    Sian Mitchell and Kate Vincent attended a very stimulating Ecobuild 2012 last week in London where views were exchanged with a whole range of co-professionals, in particular architects and planners working in organisations large and small. Sian reports, “It was very interesting to find that...

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  • Environmental Interpretation: the importance of saying it right

    Monday February 20th, 2012

    An often forgotten part of delivering the aims of a conservation project or a conservation site is telling the wider-world about what’s going on. Getting the interpretation right is essential in the promotion of an organisation’s commitment to biodiversity, and can help to raise that organisation’s environmental profile.

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