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Ecology Impact Assessment

An Ecology Impact Assessment or EcIA, looks to inform on the impact of species & habitats within the development site.

yellow meadow ant wikipedia

Species that might be considered are:

- Ants (yellow meadow ant right)
- Voles
- Bats
- Newts
- Owls

A baseline survey will be compiled to assess whether these and other species are present on site, then mitigation methods will be suggested in the Impact Assessment Report.

 

Habitats

Species are going extinct at present 1000 times faster than they have at any point in the planets history. Species are important, and so are the habitats in which they live, some examples of habitats might include:

  • - Lowland Unimproved Grassland

    - Calcareous Grass Lands

    - Lowland Fens

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