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A new threat to UK wildlife?

Many of you will have been reading the stories in the news recently about an increase in unexplained deaths of brown hares and the possibility that Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease or myxomatosis is now infecting them. Dr Diana Bell from the University of East Anglia's School of Biological Sciences has urged members of the public to […]

March 2017: Spring is coming...

So Biocensus. What’s occurring? I’m not sure it’s a case of “hold on to your hats”. It feels more like “the captain has put the seat belt sign on, please return to your seats, and grab a waxed paper bag, you’re going to need it” type of affair. As many of you will be aware […]

December 2016: Happy Christmas

Well, it’s that time of year again and we’re well and truly in the Christmas office party season!  A time of year when all photocopiers live in fear!  We’ve got our office party tonight – fortunately, we don’t have a photocopier, but they’ve got one next door…… There have been three exciting events since my […]

November 2016: another busy summer for Biocensus

Well another classic summer passed in a sleep deprived blur. November already? Really? As some of you may remember I shouted my mouth off once too many times about the lack of industry best practice guidance for ornithological impact assessments, and this culminated in me talking at the CIEEM spring conference in London. This gaping […]

July 2016: The EU vote and its potential effect on British wildlife

As we're all now aware, the British public have voted to leave the EU.  I don’t want to add to the political debate here, but at the same time, for someone that blogs about wildlife I think I need to at least acknowledge the potential effect on British Wildlife, of this radical decision. The good news I guess is that […]

February 2016: how we can help you

It occurs to me that this is generally the time of year where most of our clients (so a good proportion of people reading this) begin to plan the year ahead and realise they are going to need help with the ecology aspects of their projects. Therefore, it seems that now may be a good […]

December 2015: some time to plan for the new year

Wind, rain, Bath traffic grid locked it must be nearly Christmas. I really must start thinking about presents etc… otherwise it’ll be audio book CDs, screen wash and charcoal briquettes from the local garage on Christmas Eve. Again! As is always the case at this time of year for Biocensus a fair chunk of my […]

October 2015: it's been another busy summer

The more observant among you will have noticed that I haven’t been inundating your inboxes with missives over the last few months. No excuse really, it’s just that when things are so busy, then writing blogs always seems to drop to the bottom of the ‘to do’ list. Must do better! Will do better! It’s […]

March 2015: All systems go!

After the usual lull in February it’s now all systems go. I’m talking about business but to be honest it’s been very much the same outside for the last week. All the birds are singing and the first flowering plants of the year are putting on a show and adding some much needed colour to […]

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A new threat to UK wildlife?

Many of you will have been reading the stories in the news recently about an increase in unexplained deaths of brown hares and the possibility that Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease or myxomatosis is now infecting them. Dr Diana Bell from the University of East Anglia's School of Biological Sciences has urged members of the public to […]

August 2018 - Adventures in ecology

Letters from Lico As many of you will already be aware, two of our intrepid company directors (Rich and Tim) undertook a once-in-a-lifetime mission into the heart of Mozambique visiting uncharted and unexplored territory in search of previously undiscovered species. The trip was part-funded by Biocensus. The final write up has been delayed by Tim […]