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Success at Brownfield Briefing Awards with our project partners

Keystone enjoyed great success at the Brownfield Briefing Awards in London, where, alongside our project partners, we were awarded Best Biodiversity Enhancement project for our work at Abercarn […]

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WWU-Hydrock-Keystone submit for this years’ Brownfield Briefing Awards

WWU, Hydrock and Keystone have put in a joint submission for this years’ Brownfield Briefing Awards, specifically Category 12: Best Biodiversity Enhancement. Click here to read our submission. Keystone hope to […]

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Publication of 3rd Edition Bat Survey Guidelines

The new edition builds on previous editions using feedback from general comments and public consultation.  It clarifies elements of the previous edition, includes new subject areas and changes […]

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Birds of Conservation Concern 4 published

Birds of Conservation Concern 4 (BOCC4), commonly known as the UK Red List for birds was published in December 2015, updating the third review published in 2009. Standardised […]

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Keystone working at ABLE Marine Energy Park

Both Keystone Ecology and Keystone Habitats have been appointed to undertaken mitigation works at ABLE Marine Energy Park – Europe’s largest new port development servicing the emerging marine […]

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Director Sharon Bracken Qualifies as a Registered Consultant of the Bat Low Impact Class Licence

This licence permits activities resulting in disturbance/capture of bats and/or damage/destruction of bat roosts of low conservation significance only.  Detailed survey effort is required to inform whether a […]

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Keystone Ecology play their part in Water Vole conservation

Under licence from Natural England, Keystone Ecology has been undertaking live capture of Water Voles at a number of sites in Wiltshire where extensive watercourse re-profiling is required. […]

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Current Research Indicates Breathable Roofing Membranes Previously Accepted by Natural England are Killing Bats

Research centred around the question ‘what constitutes bat friendly breathable roofing membrane?’ is being conducted by a research engineer co-supervised by the Technologies for the Sustainable Built Environment […]

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New Natural Resources Body for Wales

On 1st April 2013 Natural Resources Wales will take over the functions currently carried out by the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) and Forestry Commission Wales (FCW), the […]

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