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News from ECOSA

Bringing you all the latest in ecological matters and news from the ECOSA team, we will keep you updated on relevant events and inform of any legislation changes that may affect your project. You can also keep up with us on the go at LinkedIn and Google+!

June 2019

06 June 2019

ECOSA becomes a CIEEM Registered Practice

ECOSA has become one of the first ecological consultancies to be awarded the new Registered Practice status by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)! Registered Practices are ambassadors in their field, promoting high standards and best practice to make a positive impact on the environment.

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May 2019

16 May 2019

Mandating Biodiversity Net Gain

Following a consultation period between December 2018 and February 2019, the Chancellor announced in his Spring Statement to Parliament on 13th March 2019 that biodiversity net gain will be mandated for all new developments in England as part of the upcoming Environment Bill.

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April 2019

09 April 2019

Natural England introduces charges for European protected species licensing

A new Wildlife Licensing Service has begun operations at Natural England (NEWLS) and is now responsible for the administration and assessment of European protected species (EPS) licence applications. With this comes the phased implementation of statutory charges for licence application services from 1st April 2019.

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