Alar Ecology Limited is an independent consultancy providing ecological and arboricultural surveys, assessments and reports in support of planning applications and other land-based projects. Located in Bristol, Alar Ecology operates throughout the United Kingdom, providing a range of services to developers, planners, designers and architects in both the private and public sectors.

Alar Ecology’s objectives are to:

  • offer informed and pragmatic advice on all wildlife-related matters;
  • work to the highest professional and technical standards;
  • deliver timely and cost-effective solutions; and
  • promote sustainable development and environmental gain.

Alar Ecology aims to develop strong and lasting relationships with its clients, guiding them through the planning and legislative process towards successful project outcomes.

 

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Planting for winter-active invertebrates

12 December 2018

Many planting schemes with an ecological input specify that native species should be used, and for very good reasons too. There is a problem with native planting, however, in that indigenous trees and shrubs in the UK are limited in number and very few of them provide a food resource for invertebrates during the winter months. Climate amelioration means that more invertebrates are going to be active during winter months, especially in towns and cities. But will there be enough food to sustain them?

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