Entries by Jo Pedder

Do I Need a Great Crested Newt Survey?

My Local Planning Authority has asked for a great crested newt survey – Do I really need one? When a planning application for construction near to a pond is received by a Local Planning Authority (LPA), they may request that a newt survey is completed to support your application. Great crested newts are protected under […]

Great Crested Newt Survey Season

It is that time of year that we are cleaning off our bottle traps and checking our torch batteries as the great crested newt survey season is about to get into full swing. Standard great crested newt surveys can be undertaken between mid-March and mid-July, and half of the visits need to be completed between […]