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New Keystone staff

A number of new staff members have joined our team recently, strengthening our offering across the country. Boyd Henderson, Habitats Project Manger – Head/Southern Office Boyd has extensive experience […]

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Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations amended

On 16th August 2012 the Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) Regulations 2012 came into force. These Regulations amend the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010. To view the […]

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Keystone Celebrates Major Tender Success

Following a rigorous pre-qualification and tender selection process Keystone has been awarded a contract by Swindon Borough Council to support development at Wichelstowe, a large urban extension in […]

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Revised Bat Survey Guidelines Published

The 2nd Edition of Bat Surveys: Good Practice Guidelines was published last week, four years since the first edition was produced.  The revised guidelines include signficant amendments to […]

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Ecological Risk Assessments for RWE Npower Renewables

Keystone Ecology have recently been commissioned to advise RWE Npower Renewables Ltd on the ecological implications of developing 3 new large, multi-turbine schemes in Cambridgeshire.  Keystone Ecology’s preliminary Ecological […]

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Keystone Habitats is Selected as 1 of 3 Countryside and Conservation Works Suppliers to Norwich City Council

Our submission was deemed to be 1 of 3 that best met the Council’s requirements in terms of value for money and quality of the overall detail.   The […]

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European Proteted Species Update

Natural England have announced the following updates: 1) Two new licence conditions have been added to the standard conditions. The first condition makes it clear that everyone authorised […]

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New Reptile Mitigation Guidelines Withdrawn

Natural England have withdrawn the Reptile Mitigation Guidelines published in September of this year.  Following feedback they are seeking to clarify and address a number of points that […]

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Visit us at Renewables UK

Come to our exhibition stand 105A where members of our Ecology and Habitats Teams will be on hand to provide technical advice and answer all your project related […]

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Keystone Films with the BBC

The BBC contacted Keystone Ecology to address a protected species issue that arose whilst the BBC were working with the National Trust to restore Avebury Manor and kitchen […]

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