Past Projects

  • Marsh Fritillary Strategy for Pembrokeshire for Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority (PCNPA). A desk study to: Define the theoretical core and functional landscape for Marsh Fritillaries in Pembrokeshire, identify the network of sites which form core and functional landscapes of each meta-population.  Collate existing habitat condition surveys and management information for each meta-population and provide recommendations for priority management actions and recommendations for a future monitoring strategy the Marsh Fritillary in Pembrokeshire.

  • Assessment of the Epiphytic Lichen Features at Corsydd Llangloffan NNR and the North Pembrokeshire Woodlands SAC.

  • Lichen Survey and the development of Common Standards Monitoring programs for Natural Resources Wales at Ally Rhyd y Groes National Nature Reserve (NNR). Including monitoring of the Epiphytic Lichen Assemblages and a number of independently qualifying lichen species.

  • Lichen Survey and the development of Common Standards Monitoring programs for Natural Resources Wales at Stackpole Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI) & National Nature Reserve (NNR). Including monitoring of the Terricolous and Limestone rock lichen assemblages and a number of independently qualifying lichen species.

  • Hedgerow Survey for Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Including digitised mapping of the current extent, type and condition of all hedgerows. Development of a prioritised restoration plan delivering landscape-scale restoration of hedgerows. Development of prescriptions for the restoration and long-term management and maintenance of the hedgerows along with provision of  best practice guidance.

  • Lichen Survey and the development of Common Standards Monitoring programs for Natural Resources Wales at Stackpole Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI) & National Nature Reserve (NNR). Including monitoring of the Epiphytic Lichen Assemblages and a number of independently qualifying lichen species.

  • Ecological Survey of a South Pembrokeshire farm for Farming Connect.

  • Survey and Common Standards Monitoring of the Atlantic Beach Cricket (Pseudomogoplistes vicentae)  for Natural Resources Wales at Dale and South Marloes Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI).

  • Lichen Surveys for Natural Resources Wales at Dale and South Marloes and St. David's Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI) . Including assessment of the Maritime Rock and Coastal Slope Lichen Assemblages and a number of independently qualifying lichen species.

  • Management plan development for Pembroke Town Council for the Pembroke Millponds.

  • Preliminary Ecological Assessment (Extended Phase 1 survey) of potential meteorological mast locations, cable routes and sub-station sites for the Erebus wind energy project.

  • Invertebrate monitoring for Newgale Road Scheme. Site assessment and scoping survey to determine the potential invertebrate interest on the proposed road route and to make recommendations for further surveys.

  • Report to Natural Resources Wales (NRW) advising on appropriate management options for the conservation of Special Area of Conservation (SAC) habitat and species features in Pembrokeshire including: Transition mires and quaking bogs, Northern Atlantic wet heaths, Molinia meadows, Blanket bogs, Alkaline fens, Marsh fritillary butterfly and Southern damselfly.  The report assesses the potential for improved management and defines the requirements in terms of infrastructure and support mechanisms to achieve appropriate management under a €5.5M, 5-year programme.

  • Management agreement compliance monitoring for Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (PCNPA).

  •  Baseline monitoring and habitat assessment of Blanket Bogs in Snowdonia for National Trust (NT).

 

  • Baseline monitoring and habitat assessment of National Trust (NT) Parkland grasslands across the whole of Wales (including developing simple monitoring procedures for use in house by National Trust staff and providing recommendations for grassland restoration).

 

  • Condition Mapping and assessment of The National Trust’s (NT) Maritime Heaths and Grasslands in North Pembrokeshire (including developing Performance Indicators and Conservation Objectives).

 

  • Assessment of the accuracy of the National Trust’s (NT) Priority Habitats map GIS layer on selected sites in Pembrokeshire.

  • Development of Performance Indicators and Conservation objectives for Priority Habitats for National Trust (NT).

 

  • Assessment of the habitat suitability for Southern Damselfly Coenagrion mercuriale in and around the Preseli and Gweunydd Blaencleddau SACs for Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority (PCNPA).

  • Development of a programme of habitat restoration and creation works for Southern Damselfly Coenagrion mercuriale, including Recommendations for the future management of the species for Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority (PCNPA).

  • Southern Damselfly Coenagrion mercuriale  species monitoring for Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority (PCNPA).

  • Phase 1 survey at Llys y Fran Reservior.

 

  • General Wildlife/Biodiversity surveys and advice for Green Tourism providers.

 

  • Providing training and support for National Parks & National Trust staff and community groups.

  • Farm surveys for Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG).