Ecology

Ecology

SYSTRA have a team of qualified ecologists who are experienced in providing all levels of species surveys and habitat assessments, covering protected species including badgers, bats and birds to reptiles, newts, protected & invasive species. Our expertise also extends to habitat creation and biodiversity enhancement and we’re able to draw on, when required, multidisciplinary support and a network of trusted sub-consultants. Depending on the need we can provide:

  • Desktop study including acquisition of data from records centres
  • Ecological walkover surveys and enhancements
  • Advice on implications of protected species and legal protection
  • Applications for European Protected Species (EPS) mitigation licence (submitted to NE)
  • Recommendations with regards to methods statements to ensure legislative compliance and minimise impacts
  • Recommendations and implementation of translocation programmes
  • Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) supervision including tree felling and structural demolition/alterations as programme critical milestones for construction in both rail and non-rail environments
  • Providing team briefings and toolbox talks regarding the potential for protected species and the procedures
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