ecology habitats marine

Latest News

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. […]

read more »

Also posted in Ecology News | Comments closed

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 […]

read more »

Also posted in Ecology News | Comments closed

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 […]

read more »

Also posted in Ecology News, Habitats News, Marine News | Comments closed

Habitat Works Continue Despite the Cold Snap

Our Habitats Team are currently working on a number projects, including the restoration of a heathland boardwalk in Scotland and creation of a 3 hectare Great Crested Newt […]

read more »

Also posted in Habitats News | Comments closed

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 […]

read more »

Also posted in Ecology News | Comments closed

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 […]

read more »

Also posted in Ecology News | Comments closed

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 […]

read more »

Also posted in Ecology News | Comments closed

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 […]

read more »

Also posted in Ecology News | Comments closed

New Planning Guidance for England

On 27th March the UK Government published the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), which sets out the Government’s planning policies for England and how they should be applied. […]

read more »

Posted in News | Comments closed

Devon County Council Selects Keystone Habitats for 2 Year Framework Agreement

Devon County Council have awarded Keystone Habitats a contract to carry out  maintenance and improvement works to their Public Rights of Way network, comprising footpaths, bridleways and byways in Devon.  […]

read more »

Also posted in Habitats News | Comments closed