ecological mitigation

Ecological Mitigation

ADAS are able to provide a complete ‘one-stop’ shop and turn-key solution for projects that require ecological mitigation. 

Working closely with our in-house ecology team we are able to provide bespoke solutions for our clients, which are cost-effective, practical and pragmatic. 

The species for which we are able to provide ecological mitigation services for include:

  • Great Crested Newts & Amphibians
  • Reptiles including slow worms, adders, grass snakes, smooth snakes, sand lizard and common lizard
  • Badgers
  • Dormice
  • Bats
  • Otters
  • Water vole
  • Breeding Birds
  • Ground nesting Birds
  • Fish
  • Invertebrates

Our services include:

  • Pond creation
  • Hibernacula & log pile creation
  • Basking bank creation
  • Artificial badger sett construction
  • Badger sett closures including the installation of one-way gates and destructive searches
  • Hedgerow translocation
  • Hedgerow laying
  • Hedgerow planting including “instant hedgerow” and bare root planting
  • Woodland planting including specimen tree planting, shrub & scrub planting and bare root stock
  • Bat and Bird Box installation
  • Bat barns
  • Artificial holt creation
  • Watervole displacement including habitat manipulation, channel drain downs and destructive searches
  • Sensitive vegetation clearance during the nesting season
  • Use of conservation dogs and falcons to dissuade birds from nesting in proposed development/construction areas
  • Bug and Bee house creation
  • I was very impressed with how they were able to undertake the works ahead of programme and would not hesitate to use them again for future works.

    Robin How
    Project Manager, Kier

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