Hesketh Ecology

Case Studies

Ecological Survey Cumbria

Barn Conversion to Residential Units – MJN Associates, Planning Consultants

Hesketh Ecology have worked with MJN Associates Planning Consultants for a number of years on a wide variety of projects. During 2012, MJN Associates commissioned Hesketh Ecology to complete ecological survey work on a barn complex in West Cumbria. A site inspection revealed the potential for bats and barn owls. Hesketh Ecology employ fully licenced bat surveyors…

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Northern Gas Networks Emergency Gas Pipe Repair

Hesketh Ecology was commissioned by Northern Gas Networks to oversee emergency repair works to a gas pipe which runs through a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) on the Solway Coast. As an SSSI, the site is afforded strong protection and is also home to an important population of natterjack toads (Bufo calamita) which are…

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North Pennines WildWatch

North Pennines AONB ‘WildWatch Project’

Hesketh Ecology were commissioned to run a series of amphibian and reptile survey training days for volunteers involved with the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ‘WildWatch’ project. These were run throughout spring 2012 and were designed to give volunteers the skills necessary to confidently identify all species of reptile and amphibian in the…

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