Helix Ecology undertake habitat surveys and surveys of protected and priority species. We advise on protected species legislation, timing of works, and impact avoidance, mitigation & compensation. We help with protected species licensing, and provide ecological clerk of works services during construction.
- Phase 1 surveys
- Extended phase 1 surveys
- Hedgerow surveys
- Building surveys for bats/nesting birds and other protected species
- Tree surveys for bats (potential roost features)
- Amphibians, including great crested newt
- Birds, including barn owl
- Brown hare
- Hazel dormouse
- Reptile (adder, common lizard, grass snake, slow worm)
- Water vole
- White-clawed crayfish
Timely surveys may help reduce costs and prevent delays – see our ecological survey calendar for guidance.
We can deliver ecological consultancy services throughout the UK. Our core area is southwest England (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire).