We offer specialist advice on wildlife and ecology to a range of clients.  


As a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, a chartered Landscape Architect, and  building conservation specialist Phil Collins leads our multidisciplinary approach to environmental  projects.

We are happy to work as part of larger  multi-disciplinary teams led by other organisations

Project development and funding

We help develop, secure funding and manage environmental projects for a range of clients from the charitable and public sectors.

  • feasibility studies

  • bid preparation

  • funding raising

  • community engagement

  • project management

  • evaluation

Habitat surveys

  • initial walk over surveys

  • scoping

  • extended Phase 1 surveys

  • hedgerow regulation surveys

  • river habitat surveys

  • river corridor surveys

  • estuarine and coastal surveys

  • woodland surveys


Botanical surveys

  • NVC

  • Invasive species

  • tree surveys


Protected species

  • surveys

  • mitigation design

  • licence applications

Preliminary ecological appraisals (pEA)

  • desk studies

  • site surveys

  • impact assessment

  • options appraisal

  • mitigation

Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA)

  • scoping

  • desk and site surveys to establish the baseline

  • ecological valuation

  • impact assessment

  • design of mitigation, compensation and enhancement

Habitat management and restoration 

  • baseline surveys

  • design and implementation

  • management plans

  • monitoring


Ecological design

  • habitat creation

  • wetland and pond design

  • woodland design

  • contract specification and management




© Phil Collins Associates                   Langapark, Dunsford, Exeter EX6 7HE             01647 253084            phil@phil-collins.co.uk

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