Environmental Management Solutions

Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Limited is dedicated to nature conservation and habitat creation, restoration and management. We have carried out environmental contracting and consultancy works for the last twenty years and specialise in works that require thought and careful consideration of the particular site constraints. All projects are delivered on time and within budget whilst enjoying the experience and confidence of a subject matter expert in the field.

The majority of our work is carried out in restricted sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and, as such, we are continually striving to deliver projects within ecological best practices. To this end, all works are carried out in compliance with all environmental standards and legislation and Five Rivers continues to enjoy its standing as an accredited ISO14001 business.

ecological contractor

Ecological Contracting

Five Rivers are specialists in ecological contracting including ecological mitigation works, habitat creation and habitat management.


environmental monitoring


Monitoring is carried out for a range of purposes, collecting large data sets for significant infrastructure schemes and legislative drivers.


river restoration

Rivers & Wetlands

Five Rivers Environmental Contracting are able to undertake all types of river restoration and wetland restoration.


river bank reapirs

Riparian Landowners

Our team carry out a variety of projects for riparian landowners and projects as part of HLS Environmental Stewardship schemes.


environmental design

Design & Consultancy

Five Rivers have been designing ecological management works for the private and public sector for the last twenty years.


woodland management

Habitat Management

Five Rivers Environmental have a proven track record in providing cost effective and long lasting habitat management services across the UK.


habitat mitigation

Ecological Mitigation

Our specialists provide expert advice on Ecological Mitigation, Biodiversity Gain, Ecological Compensation, and Ecological Enhancement.


ecological fish surveys

Fish Survey

Five Rivers Environmental offer a multitude of fisheries sampling, surveys and monitoring services for freshwater fish populations.



Aquatic Ecologist / Senior Ecologist

We are looking to recruit an Aquatic Ecologist / Senior Aquatic Ecologist to carry out field work, macroinvertebrate laboratory analysis and reporting. For the right candidate there will be opportunities for business development and contract management. We carry out pre-and post aquatic monitoring for many of our restoration schemes, as well as providing data collection… Read more »

Case Studies

Abstraction monitoring

Our team carried out aquatic monitoring required to investigate the impact of abstraction. Our multidisciplinary team of ecologists undertook fully quantitative electric fishing, macrophyte surveys using LEAFPACS2 methodology and macroinvertebrate sample collection across two seasons. Our high quality data will be used to inform water resource management decisions.