Ecological surveys are fundamental to the delivery of a successful project and the data essential in steering the early phases of any project. Here at FiveRivers, we’re pleased to have worked with nature for more than 25 years.

Our in-house ecological survey specialists are here to provide an accurate, reliable and efficient ecological survey service, collecting data to inform a range of environmental assessments, permitting and compliance, strategic resource management, planning applications and conservation projects.

Whether you’re planning to carry out works at a commercial or residential scale survey data provides the essential ecological information which must be considered to keep the road to completion running smoothly. Forward planning is key to ironing out any potential issues related to your project, ensuring that appropriate data for assessment, ecological mitigation, or environmental management decision.

Aquatic macroinvertebrates, macrophyte, fish, protected species, and invasive species surveys are all specialisms we’re proud to have honed over the years, with all services being carried out to the absolute highest standard. Take a look at our individual service pages below to learn more about the specific ways in which FiveRivers can support your project, or contact us now to speak to a specialist.


Our ecological survey specialisations

Industry standard fish surveys and assessments across all waterbody types in the UK.

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Removal of fish as part of dewatering on development schemes, we’re here to help.

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Full range of aquatic ecological survey and assessment, across all waterbody types.

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A regulatory requirement if your scheme has potential to affect Water Framework Directive waterbody status.

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Full suite of invasive species surveys including aerial mapping and eDNA.

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Desktop study and MoRPH field survey; a component of Biodiversity metric 3.0 for development.

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