Water Vole Surveys

Harmil Environmental's team of expert ecologists have extensive experience in undertaking water vole surveys and producing professional and comprehensive ecological reports required to meet planning conditions. 

Working throughout the UK, we have worked on a wide range of projects throughout the UK and continue to work with private clients, architects, developers and local authorities. Our aim is to make developments proceed as smoothly as possible whilst working under the jurisdiction of the wildlife laws.

When do I need a Water Vole Survey?

Certain species are protected by law within the United Kingdom through the 1981 Wildlife and Countryside Act (as amended) and the Conservation (Natural Habitats, & c.) Regulations 1994 (as amended).

 

Therefore, prior to any development, protected species are required to be considered prior to the approval of planning. The following species are protected and must be considered: 

- Bats 

- Badgers

- Birds

- Great Crested Newts

- Hazel Dormouse

- Invertebrates

- Otters

- Red Squirrels

- Reptiles

- Water Voles

- White-Clawed Crayfish

- Other Wildlife

How can Harmil help?

Harmil Environmental's ecologists are licensed to carry out protected species surveys anywhere in the UK with prices starting from as low as £250. 

We offer protected species surveys at competitive prices and follow the survey guidelines set out by the Bat Conservation Trust. The surveys are undertaken by the appropriate licensed individuals across England, Scotland and Wales. 

We always aim to offer a fast, professional and friendly service at competitive prices. We work with our clients to provide common sense solutions and we will never stop a development, just work around protected species to ensure that no wildlife laws are broken! 

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Email: ecology@harmil-environmental.co.uk

Tel: 07521 313768

 

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