Entries by Jo Pedder

We are recruiting – Ecologist / Senior Cambridge

Prime Environment are recruiting an Ecologist (or Senior Ecologist) to join the Cambridge office. Working in collaboration with the Principal Ecologist, you will deliver field work and reporting in the south east. You will be responsible for managing clients and their projects, keeping to budget and managing subcontractors, all with support from the ecology team. […]

Promotion: Hayley Farnell now Principal Ecologist

We are delighted to announce that Hayley Farnell is now Principal Ecologist.  Hayley has worked very hard developing our Cambridge office for some time now and has excelled leading the team here. Our client base in Cambridge is growing year on year and we continue to attract interesting projects for high profile clients. Hayley manages […]

Natural England Consultation on Licence Charges

Natural England are currently consulting on a proposal to introduce charges for wildlife licences. Natural England states that it “want[s] to ensure this service offers value for money for licence applicants and the taxpayer and achieves good outcomes for wildlife.” We work with our clients when they need a wildlife licence from Natural England, for […]

Assistant Ecologist Appointed in Cambridge

Prime Environment is really pleased to welcome their newest recruit – Emma Thomas. Emma joins the Cambridge office as an Assistant Ecologist to support our work in the South East. Emma has returned to consulting after a few years contributing to academic research on the front lines of conservation biology. Her previous experience working as […]

The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017

Legislation update Overview The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 came into force on 30th November 2017. The Regulations consolidate and update the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010, which have been updated a total of 10 times since they were last consolidated in 2010. As such, the new set of Regulations seeks […]

Autumn Roundup

Summer has been an exciting time for us here at Prime Environment – we’ve been very busy with newt, badger, bat, reptile and bird surveys along with being onsite helping our clients with licenced work, and taking care of bats while roof works are completed. Forward Look Every season brings new challenges to our clients […]