Environment

JUST WEEKS REMAIN TO ASSESS AND ACT ON BAT ROOSTS TO AVOID CONSTRUCTION DELAYS, WARN ECOLOGISTS

Ecologists at Harris Lamb have warned developers that they have a matter of weeks left to identify the presence of bat roosts at earmarked sites, or risk delays to their plans. The business’ Environment team has also issued a reminder that disregarding the presence of bats in the… Read More
06
August
2021
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ECO TEAM SUPPORTS NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CANAL BIODIVERSITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Aquatic specialists at Harris Lamb have been working with the Canal & River Trust to support an ongoing environment improvement project in the region. The business volunteered to survey the Nottingham & Beeston Canal near Castle Lock as part of the work being undertaken by the Nottingham Canal… Read More
21
July
2021
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HARRIS LAMB APPOINTS TWO NEW ECOLOGISTS TO ENVIRONMENTAL TEAM

Harris Lamb has expanded its successful environmental consultancy department with the appointment of two further ecologists. Liam Murtagh and Abigail Lloyd have joined the business as assistant ecologists, having previously worked as graduate ecologists at Delta Simmons Environmental Consultants and AECOM respectively. Dr Holly Smith, Director, said: “Since… Read More
10
June
2021
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HARRIS LAMB ANNOUNCES 2021 PROMOTIONS

Harris Lamb has announced three key promotions for 2021, recognising the work of team members within its Environment, Business Rates and Management Accounts departments. The business said that this year’s recipients had been recognised in particular for outstanding efforts over the past 12 months. Rob Kennedy, who leads the Management… Read More
02
June
2021
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ECOLOGISTS’ WARNING TO AVOID DEVELOPMENT DELAYS BY ARRANGING NEWT SURVEYS

With the window to survey for the presence of newts now open, ecologists at Harris Lamb have begun working with developers to avoid costly delays to planning applications by providing advice on great-crested newts. Commercial and residential developers intending to submit planning applications this year are advised to check their… Read More
16
April
2021
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PROTECTING CLIENTS AGAINST PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DELAYS

When it comes to the welfare of the UK’s ecosystem, the number of protected species might surprise you. Be they badgers, birds or bats, there are more than 25,000 types of protected species (26,427* to be precise!) that, unless they are identified and rehomed correctly, can cause serious delays… Read More
05
March
2021
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WHY WE’RE ALL ABOUT RESPECTING AND RESTORING WETLANDS

Next month kicks off with a key event in the environmental calendar World Wetlands Day takes place on February 2nd, and aims to raise awareness for this vital ecosystem. The goal of this global event is to heighten appreciation of wetlands and the… Read More
21
January
2021
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ECOLOGIST APPOINTED TO SUPPORT NOTTINGHAM CANAL IMPROVEMENT PARTNERSHIP

Nottingham Canal Improvement Partnership has appointed an ecologist from Harris Lamb to its steering committee to help it achieve its vision for the waterway. The Partnership has appointed Principal Ecologist Rob Harrison to help it achieve its goal of transforming the Nottingham & Beeston Canal into a vibrant… Read More
08
December
2020
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10 Bat Facts

Are you just batty about these oft-misunderstood winged wonders? This month sees International Bat Night take place on the last Saturday of August, and the Bat Conservation Trust is keen to involve people in dispelling the myths, increasing the understanding about the… Read More
21
August
2020
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PRINCIPAL ECOLOGIST APPOINTED TO TASK FORCE TO DRIVE CHANGE IN ENVIRONMENTAL NET GAIN POLICY

A panel of environmental experts has appointed an ecologist from Harris Lamb to help shape its work on driving forward Environmental Net Gain policies. Rob Harrison, Principal Ecologist for the business, has been appointed to the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Environmental Net Gain Task Group, a… Read More
18
August
2020
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HARRIS LAMB APPOINTS ZOOLOGY GRADUATE TO SEASONAL ECOLOGIST ROLE

Harris Lamb has expanded its Environment team with the appointment of a seasonal ecologist. Louis Andrews, who graduated from the University of Exeter with a degree in Zoology with Study Abroad in July 2019, has joined the department at one of its busiest times. Holly Smith, Director, said: The… Read More
17
June
2020
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ECOLOGISTS SET TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO DEVELOPERS AS BAT SURVEY SEASON STARTS

Ecologists at Harris Lamb are working with developers to ensure that construction schedules are not disrupted by bats. Under guidance from the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, the business is carrying out essential protected species surveys to support clients, adhering to strict safety and social distancing advice. Read More
28
May
2020
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HARRIS LAMB TO HOST ECOLOGY WEBINARS TO BRING PLANNERS AND DEVELOPERS UP TO SPEED ON BIODIVERSITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL OBLIGATIONS

Ecologists at Harris Lamb have arranged a timetable of environmental webinars aimed at developers and planners. The business has worked with a number of developers in recent months to ensure that they are compliant with the requirements of the Environment Bill, which will bring into force a mandatory approach to… Read More
08
April
2020
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ECOLOGIST AWARDED LICENCE TO OVERSEE SURVEYS FOR PROTECTED SPECIES

An ecologist at environmental consultancy Harris Lamb has been awarded with a Licence to conduct surveys into great crested newts  Josh Randhawa, who joined the business’ Environmental department a year ago, has been awarded a Class 1 Licence to… Read More
31
March
2020
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HARRIS LAMB WELCOMES ASSOCIATE ECOLOGIST STUART SILVER TO THE BUSINESS

Harris Lamb has appointed an Associate Ecologist to work with its expanding Environment team. Stuart Silver has joined the business having spent 19 years working as an ecologist at companies including British Waterways and Ecus Ltd. Associate Ecologist, Stuart Silver Stuart comes from a strong consultancy background, and… Read More
27
March
2020
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