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Compensating for habitat loss

19th September 2017 - We are currently working on an offsite compensation project with Redrow Homes where we are transforming former agricultural land into an acidic grassland with many enhanced habitat features. Read more

Arise, Natrix helvetica

15th August 2017 - Herpetologists and nature lovers across the country last week were informed that we had a new species of grass snake. This news was greeted with great interest and enthusiasm, however, the story was slightly misleading... Read more

Thomson Ecology & Habitats have helped Network Rail with GCN information film

14th July 2017 - Members of Thomson Ecology and Thomson Habitats recently worked with Network Rail to produce their information film about great crested newts, which has been distributed on the Track Safety Alliance (TSA) website. Read more

The 2017 Thomson Ecology Photography Competition is now open!

7th July 2017 - The competition this year is entitled, “Our Natural World” because much of our work as an ecology consultancy involves the restoration and enhancement of habitats for the benefit of wildlife. Read more

School visit to inspire next generation of fledgling ecologists

7th July 2017 - Last week, four members of staff from our ecology and habitats teams made a visit to Wood Street Infant School. Armed with a toad, a blackbird’s nest and animal photos, we were greeted by a sea of excited 4 and 5 year olds eager to explore the wild. Read more

New Quick Fencer attachment makes fencing easy!

30th June 2017 - The Quick Fencer attachment fits easily onto the front of the track loader and reels out stock fence netting and barbed wire much more efficiently than other methods. Read more

Creation of new habitat for Exeter badgers

9th June 2017 - We have created an artificial sett to provide habitat for badgers affected by a development project, demonstrating how it is possible to facilitate development whilst minimising the impact on protected species and to remain within the law. Read more

Thomson Ecology and Thomson Habitats collaborate on large-scale residential development

2nd June 2017 - Thomson Ecology and Thomson Habitats are working together on a large-scale residential building project in Kent. Read more