Our suitably experienced and licensed ecologists are able to undertake:
a) Habitat Suitability Assessment; and
b) Presence / Likely Absence Surveys.
a) Habitat Suitability Assessment
A visual assessment to determine the level of habitat suitability and connectivity.
b) Presence / Likely Absence Surveys
The installation of nest tubes within suitable dormouse habitat to determine presence / likely absence. Nest tubes are checked for signs of dormouse activity monthly between April and November (as required).
Searches for hazelnuts opened by dormice are also undertaken during autumn / winter.
Mitigation and Licensing
Crestwood has experience in European Protected Species (EPS) licence applications, mitigation designs, method statements and implementation of habitat creation and enhancement for dormouse.