What is a great crested newt survey?

09/01/2018By StewartAmphibians

What is a great crested newt survey? Great crested newt surveys, at the right time of year, will save time, money, and prevent delays. So what is a great crested newt survey? Newt surveys and planning Great crested newts, and their habitat, are legally protected, In Cheshire, and across the UK. Planning authorities have to … Read More

Great crested newt surveys in Cheshire for planning

20/11/2017By StewartAmphibians

Great crested newt surveys in Cheshire for planning We carry out great crested newt surveys in Cheshire for planning applications. Surveys are often required for developments on green field sites, as a part of the planning submission. This is because great crested newts are a legally protected species, and are affected by development work. Pond … Read More

Great crested newt survey in Flixton Manchester

10/05/2017By StewartAmphibians

Great crested newt survey in Flixton Manchester Today I completed great crested newt survey in Flixton Manchester, on a derelict site. The surveys are needed as the groundworks are close to ponds, and other amphibian habitat. The survey report will be used to inform the design, and ensure that works proceed without risk to amphibians. … Read More

What are great crested newts doing in winter?

12/02/2017By StewartAmphibians

¬† Amphibians Great crested newts,¬†frogs, and toads spend most of their time living in ponds, but at this time of year, they are found in some unexpected places. In the UK during the spring and summer our native species of amphibians can be found exactly where you would expect to find them, the same place … Read More