Coronavirus: Level 4 Restrictions Update

With the news breaking yesterday that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has taken the decision to place¬†eleven counties in Scotland under Level 4 Coronavirus restrictions¬†including South Lanarkshire, where EP Ecology is based, I thought perhaps a little update on how we are working. So, level 4 restrictions do facilitate continued construction and outdoor working, which includes […]

The Planner and the PEA

Local Planning Authorities (LPA) are duty-bound to assess the impact of all plans and projects on biodiversity, and more specifically on protected and notable species and habitats (such as badgers, invasive species, and native woodlands). Often the simplest starting point in many planning applications is to complete a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA). This survey comprises […]