Biodiversity net gain (BNG) is a term that is being used more and more frequently, but do you feel like you have a working knowledge of what it means for your potential development sites or ongoing land management?

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As more and more development sites begin to open up, we are increasingly being asked if it is too late to undertake bat surveys? In short, the answer is most definitely no but you need to be quick to make up for lost time and fit surveys into short window left.

As the UK and devolved governments progress with easing the current lockdown measures, many in the development industry will be concerned about the delay to the start of the ecology survey season the COVID-19 pandemic has created and the implications this might have on getting their projects back on track.
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The current global pandemic and subsequent mitigation measures are impacting on the ability of the renewables industry to collect the field data required for assessment, with many survey seasons likely to be curtailed or delayed, with project timescale and financial implications as a result.

This means we must try to where possible adapt and innovate to keep projects moving and managing both the financial and social impacts. To support industry through these challenging times, Atmos Consulting will be hosting a free webinar on Friday 15 May at 11.00 am.

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Atmos Consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of Malcolm Sangster, formerly of Aecom, as Technical Director of its EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) and Consenting team.