Ecology Surveys


We provide ecological consultancy services for planning and development, ranging from small extensions and barn conversions, to large scale housing developments. We pride ourselves on our professional and efficient service, and our ecological services have had 100% success in regards to planning. Read More

 Tree Surveys 


We offer expert advice on the management and support of trees, whether in relation to a planning application, for mortgage and insurance purpose, or to determine whether a tree is safe. Our arboricultural consultants are always on hand to offer advice on all aspects of trees and arboriculture, and are happy to discuss your project without obligation.   Read More

Updates

Bats at Hardcastle Crags
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We recently identified a maternity roost with a peak count of 272 common pipistrelle bats at Gibson Mill, Hardcastle Crags in Hebden Bridge. Maternity roosts are formed by pregnant, female bats who gather together to have their babies. Females often return to the same place every year to form maternity … Read More

Going batty
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We’re well into the start of the bat survey season here at Bagshaw Ecology. From the 1st of May we’ve been out dawn and dusk monitoring bat activity outside buildings and in suitable habitats. Strangely, we’ve missed it somewhat over the winter… We use a variety of techniques to detect … Read More

Treading on eggshells
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Have you noticed the cheerful song of the dawn chorus recently? The warmer weather and longer days has spurred most male bird species into song, hopeful to attract a mate. This means we will be out on-site undertaking breeding bird surveys until the end of August. As all bird species … Read More