BORN TO BE WILD

Saturday marks the beginning of the Wildlife Trust’s 30 days Wild event and Team HL are all geared up to hit the great outdoors and get involved. The organisation’s initiative aims to get people of all ages outside to undertake 30 Random Acts of Wildness throughout the month of June, encouraging them to appreciate nature and the wildlife around them, be it the local park, the school playin...

HARRIS LAMB ACHIEVES CIEEM MEMBERSHIP TO OPERATE AS AN ECOLOGY CONSULTANCY

Harris Lamb’s Environmental team has achieved membership of the CIEEM, reflecting its role as an ecology consultancy in its own right. The business launched its Environmental division in February 2018, appointing Dr Holly Smith to oversee it and develop its offering. With the dedicated team now having grown to five and its client base continuing to grow, Harris Lamb has now achieved Chartere...

ALL ABOUT THE BATS – DEVELOPERS WARNED NOT TO FLOUT SPECIES PROTECTION LAWS AS SURVEY SEASON BEGINS

Ecology experts at Harris Lamb are working with developers to ensure that construction schedules are not disrupted by bats. To enable this, bat surveys are planned during the core summer bat survey season, which runs for the next three months. The business’ Environment team is also warning developers that they could face more than delays if they disregard the presence of bats in the vicinity...

IMPROVING ECOLOGICAL VALUE VIA BIODIVERSITY NET GAIN

Miles Haslam, of our Environmental department, on the importance of biodiversity net-gain. Following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s pledge to implement legislation requiring developers to deliver biodiversity net-gain through all projects in his 2019 Spring Statement, our ecologists are attending a series of training events this year. These include the CIEEM Spring Conference 2019 on Biodi...

ASSISTANT ECOLOGIST BOOSTS HARRIS LAMB’S ENVIRONMENTAL TEAM

Harris Lamb has developed its growing environmental team with the appointment of an assistant ecologist. The department, which was formed just 12 months ago, has welcomed Josh Randhawa to its ranks. Since graduating from Birmingham University in 2013, Josh has worked for a number of organisations including the city council and Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park, and will support the team...