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J Taylor Ecology Consulting aims to be a leading provider of ecological consultancy services. Based in Whitchurch, Hampshire, we deliver solutions that are pragmatic, practical and proportionate. Owned and managed by Jonathan Taylor, he uses a carefully selected network of trusted professional ecologists to enable him to offer complete solutions to all ecological issues. Jonathan is a fully qualified Ecological Consultant with over 15 years experience. He gained a BEng(Hons) at Sheffield Hallam University and a MSc in Environmental Science at Wolverhampton University. He is a full member of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM) and holds a survey licence for great crested newt. View Jonathan's CV here.

Jonathan has experience of undertaking work for many of the main infrastructure companies, including Thames Water, EDF Energy and Network Rail. He has also worked extensively in land development, having managed ecological and engineering issues for some of the major developers and supermarkets.

All ecologists employed are fully qualified and members of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM) and adhere to their "Code of Professional Conduct". In addition, they make a commitment to work to our values, being Committed, Professional, Practical and Reliable.

We are accustomed to working within the planning system, and have a full understanding of the current requirements for ecological work in the support of planning applications. We regularly work with the main statutory and non-statutory regulators which ensures that you will remain compliant with all relevant legislation and codes of practice. We are also able to offer a complete mitigation implementaion service, such as installing reptile fencing or ground clearence, using specially selected ecologically orientated contractors. We also have access to a wide variety of specialists and protected species survey licence holders should it be required.