Since the results of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU were announced, there has been much speculation on how this will affect our client’s projects and the ecology consultancy industry as a whole. As I discussed at the time here I am optimistic – my personal opinion is ‘not a lot’, at least […]
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Prime Environment, a family owned ecology consultancy with bases in Derby and Cambridge, are recruiting a Principal Ecologist to lead the delivery of our services in the South East. Working with the directors and the existing senior ecologist, you will develop and grow our team in the region. You will be responsible for the technical […]
Since the results of the referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU were announced, there has been much speculation on how this will affect our client’s projects and the ecology consultancy industry as a whole. I am optimistic – my personal opinion is ‘not a lot’, at least not for some time. Although much of […]
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) has published its report ‘Rich in Nature’ today which urges the Government to deliver its promise of a 25-year plan, and also to make itself accountable to Parliament through an annual budget statement on the value of the environment, alongside the value of the economy. In order to fund […]
Prime Environment welcomes the Landscape Insitute’s greater involvement in ecology – we often work closely with landscape architects in delivering schemes that are meaningful in a landscape context, deliver facilities such as playing areas and provide habitats for wildlife. The continued improvement of ecological expertise in landscape architecture practices and understanding of the role of the […]
UK scientists have identified the country’s first ash tree that shows tolerance to ash dieback, raising the possibility of using selective breeding to develop strains of trees that are tolerant to the disease. The findings, which could help ensure ash trees will thrive in UK woodlands, have been published in a report co-funded by Defra […]
A licence will be issued to Devon Wildlife Trust permitting the managed release into the wild of beavers on a 5 year trial basis. Natural England’s Board has confirmed that a licence will be issued to Devon Wildlife Trust, permitting the managed release into the wild of beavers currently resident in the River Otter catchment […]
Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss is launching the National Pollinator Strategy to support bees and other pollinators The government is launching a new strategy to support bees and other pollinators that are vital for fertilising plants so they produce fruits and seeds. Organisations such as Network Rail, Highways Agency and the National Trust which manage more […]
The natural environment provides us with a range of crucial benefits including food, water, materials, flood defences and carbon sequestration. Biodiversity underpins most, if not all, of them. Besides the growing consensus that it is prudent to work with and make use of natural processes and systems where possible, it is wrong to let species […]
Going Carbon Neutral Since the earliest days of Prime Environment we have been talking about “going carbon neutral”. It felt like the right thing to do for the company and for the planet and in October we decided the time was right. But how to do it? An extensive internet search and several phone calls […]
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