Ecology & Biodiversity

Optimis Ecology provides a consultancy service that ensures projects can maximise biodiversity gains and deliver ecological benefits alongside development. We understand that conserving and enhancing the natural environment is an intrinsic part of the planning and development process. We work with our clients to ensure that all development minimises its impact on, and provides net gains for, biodiversity in line with policy and legislation requirements.

We are a Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Registered Practice. Our Registered Practice status demonstrates our commitment, competence and high standards within the ecological and environmental management profession. We have committed to be ambassadors of the profession, helping to raise its profile and to communicate its valuable contribution to society. We actively share our knowledge and expertise and support others, both individuals and organisations, to support the natural environment.

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Ecology Services

  • Preliminary Ecological Appraisals (PEA)
  • Ecological Impact Assessments (EcIA)
  • Bat Surveys
  • Protected Species Surveys
  • Mitigation Strategy Design and Advice

Biodiversity Services

  • Biodiversity Metrics and Design Advice
  • Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) Feasibility Studies
  • Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) Design Stage Reports
  • Habitat Retention, Creation and Enhancement Advice
  • Habitat Management and Monitoring Plans


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