Round up 2014 – Part 1: Boxes or Bottles?

Like most ecologists the start of the survey season means one thing for the Landmark Practice’s Itinerant Ecologist… GREAT   CRESTED   NEWTS! (or GCN for those who love an acronym!) The Itinerant Ecologist had a busy 2014 surveying ponds,...

Custom build schemes, putting communities first.

George Monbiot’s article¬†explores the absence of safe areas of play within today’s housing estates. It’s not short of a sound bite or two to grab the attention. That being said, there is certainly substance, and ample evidence, to support the emotive...

Botanical Surveys to determine air pollution impacts

During the summer of 2014 our ecologists were busy undertaking heathland and bog surveys, to assess the long-term impact of air pollution on vegetation. All species (both higher and lower plants) were identified in a 2 m x 2m quadrat. The data was recorded directly...