CHMS Ltd are able to carry out a variety of habitat management works. Our flexible and proffessional approach and a team with a wide-ranging set of skills help us to understand these challenging requirements and lead us to work for both public and private clients.

 

We can advise right from the start how to go about the project, design of works, application for consents, potential for grants and provide a full project management service, ensuring best practice, highest quality and best value for money.

Habitat Management Services
Habitat Creation & Restoration

 

Developments can result in the destruction of wildlife habitat, where this occurs planning conditions often require new habitats to be created, espically if protected species are affected.

 

CHMS can create areas that provide habitat for a wide range of scarce and protected species - from mammals and birds to reptiles, amphibians and rare plants. By providing this service the creation of habitats can be enhanced greatly to suit the ecological requirements of any particular species.

 

The creation of habitats and restoration can be provided through the mitigation, CHMS services are as follows:

 

  • Native planting schemes (wildflower meadows)

  • Large scale planting of native trees and hedge planting

  • Hedgerow translocation

  • Butterfly & Bee banks

  • Pond creation

  • River bank management (brash faggots & deflectors)

Habitat translocation projects CHMS can provide are as follows:

 

  • Installing bat boxes 

  • Installing bird boxes

  • Creating artificial badger setts

  • Creating Otter holts

 

Please note: all habitat and mitigation works are subject to seasonal constraints according the each species behavior and biology. To get advice on timings of these works give us a call for an informal chat to see how we can help. We have experience in undertaking habitat management and mitigation works for large developments local authorities and small developments in the UK 

 

Woodland & Forestry
Sensitive Clearance

Woodlands can be created and managed for a number of reasons including game, conservation, commercial timber production, and recreation, or for a combination of these reasons. 

 

 

CHMS can provide the following woodland & forestry services:

 

  • Planting & Maintenance

  • Felling

  • Coppicing

  • Scrub clearance

  • Biomass

 

Vegetation Site Clearance

CHMS are highly experienced in working within the commercial development environment.

 

CHMS prides itself in working together with all our clients to satisfy their needs, not only offering a cost effective and efficient service and ensure to development runs efficently and on time throughout the contract period.

 

 

Vegetation on sensitive sites can focuse on enhancing the biodiversity resource, whether it is the management of existing designated sites (e.g. SSSI, SAC), enhancing a nature reserve or carrying out habitat or species mitigation projects.

 

CHMS can provide the following sensitive clearance services:

 

  • Invasive scrub removal

  • Alien weeds control & management

  • Planting

  • Spraying

 

 

Tree Surgery

CHMS provides all types of specialised tree surgery

 

Tree Surveys

CHMS are highly experienced in working within the commercial development environment.

 

CHMS prides itself in working together with all our clients to satisfy their needs, not only offering a cost effective and efficient service and ensure to development runs efficently and on time throughout the contract period.

 

 

Biomass

Wood fuel is a ‘low carbon’ fuel that produces a fraction of the emissions of fossil fuels. 

 

CHMS working operations produce large amounts of woodchip, logs and we have a working relationship with a cornish Company to produce wood pellets. This provides a sustainable resource to be reused and lowering the carbon footprint.

 

We can assist in all types of vegetation clearance and can offset intial costs by using chipped material for biomass

 

Please contact us for further information

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