The Hedgehog

The Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) Hedgehogs are found across the UK and Ireland. Since the 1950s, 95% of the UK’s hedgehogs have disappeared. The population has declined from 36 million animals to only about 1 million today. This represents a very … Read More

Get The “Newt” Know How On Great Crested Newt Surveys

Great Crested Newts Get Active  The great British winter is nearly over, which means amphibian species are starting to get ‘busy’ in ponds around the UK. This includes the rare and protected great crested newt, which breed in ponds between … Read More

Guide to Horseshoe Bat Mitigation

In order to accurately mitigate for the disturbance or potential loss of lesser horseshoe and greater horseshoe night roosts, day roosts or hibernation sites, it is vitally important to first understand their unique roosting ecology. Lesser Horseshoe Ecology Lesser horseshoe … Read More

Water Vole Survey Guide

Water Voles at Acer Ecology At Acer Ecology, we undertake a range of ecology and protected species work and regularly carry out Water Vole Surveys. Read on to learn a little about water voles and water vole surveys in our … Read More