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Ecology Survey Calendar

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The Ecology Process: Explained
 

  1. A site visit to carry out a preliminary ecological appraisal to identify whether protected species are likely to be present. 
  2. [January to February] Preliminary ecological appraisals can be carried out any time of year.   
  3. Prepare and submit preliminary ecological appraisal report to planning authority.
  4. A preliminary ecological appraisal will often be ready for submission within two weeks.
  5. Arrange and carry out further protected species surveys if recommended within the preliminary ecological appraisal.
  6. [February to November] depending on the protected species survey required survey will take place from February through to November
  7. Prepare and submit further protected species survey reports to planning authority
  8. A protected species report will often be ready for submission within two weeks.
    (If multiple protected species have been identified the submission of reports can take a little longer but often no longer than four weeks.)
  9. Prepare a mitigation strategy if need is identified within further protected species survey reports.
  10. A protected species report will often be ready for submission within two weeks
  11. Arrange and carry out mitigation strategy to specifications of t he agreed methodology.
  12. [January to December] depending on the protected species mitigation required survey will take place from January through to December. 
  13. Completion with final inspection.  

Please feel free to download a copy of our Ecological Survey Calendar to keep for your reference: