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What is a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal?

A Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA) is a rapid assessment of a proposed development site. We check for the presence of protected or notable species and habitats. The results are used to identify possible effects of development proposals on these ecology features.

The reports we prepare are used by Planning Authorities to determine whether a development fits with the local biodiversity strategy. They are also used by designers and architects to make a development more wildlife friendly.

A PEA is often the first ecology report that a planner will ask for as it can be used to form the basis of ecology information for a site.

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A Comprehensive Service

At EP Ecology, we don’t believe in the “bare minimum”. Our ethos is to strive to deliver the very best for both our clients and for biodiversity.

For our Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Service, this includes a detailed report covering all of the main protected and notable species and habitats, with detailed recommendations for progression with your project.

A Pragmatic Approach

We take a pragmatic approach to every project. All of our reports and recommendations are data driven, whether it’s from personal experience or scientific reference.

At EP Ecology, we always aim to deliver an approach which is to-scale for the project.

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