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Welcome to Verity Webster, Ecology & Protected Species Consultancy - Click to call 07917 852401
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Welcome to Verity Webster, Ecology & Protected Species Consultancy - Click to call 07917 852401
Welcome to Verity Webster, Ecology & Protected Species Consultancy - Click to call 07917 852401
Welcome to Verity Webster, Ecology & Protected Species Consultancy - Click to call 07917 852401
Welcome to Verity Webster, Ecology & Protected Species Consultancy - Click to call 07917 852401

Water Vole Surveys

Water Vole Surveys

Water voles are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981 (as amended). Under this legislation it is an offence to kill, injure or capture a water vole, and it is an offence to damage, block or destroy any structure or place they use for shelter or protection (their burrows), or to disturb them in a structure or place used for that purpose.

The Water Vole is also a Priority Species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP), now adopted as a Species of Principal Importance in England under Section 41 of the NERC Act 2006.

Water vole surveys can be undertaken when this species is most active, between April to October, and the survey should incorporate two or more visits across that time period to ensure adequate survey effort.

Where Can Water Voles Be Found?

Water voles can be found in waterways such as canals, rivers and streams and standing water habitats, such as ponds and marshland.

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Our Services

ECO
ASSESSMENTS

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BAT
SURVEYS

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AMPHIBIAN
SURVEYS

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DORMICE
SURVEYS

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REPTILE
SURVEYS

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ECOLOGICAL
APPRAISAL

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BADGER
SURVEYS

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BIRD
SURVEYS

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MITIGATION
& ADVICE

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News / Blogs

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January 2019: We have relaunched the Verity Webster Ltd website with some exciting new elements.... >>

February 2017: Verity Webster discusses conducting ecology surveys through the seasons... >>

December 2015: Verity Webster discusses badgers, badger setts and mitigation issues... >>

August 2015: Verity Webster discusses bats, buildings and bat surveys... >>

June 2015: Verity Webster discusses the Himalayan Balsam, a non-native Invasive Plant Species... >>

Verity Webster - New Website Launches!

May 2015: Verity Webster announces launch of new mobile-responsive website at www.ecologyconsultant.co.uk. All feedback welcome!

 

 


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