About Milner Ecology Ltd

Milner Ecology Ltd was established in April 2007 as an independent ecological consultancy with the aim of providing expert advice to the public and private sectors throughout the UK.

The company was established to meet an increasing need for a targeted and pragmatic approach to the diversity of ecological issues encountered during development projects. The company is committed to maintaining professional standards and is registered with The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and the Society for the Environment

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Our Services

Environmental Law

Negotiating the minefield of environmental legislation can be a tricky process... Not only are there many questions...

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Ecological Survey & Assessment

At Milner Ecology Ltd we believe that understanding the ecological issues of any project is fundamental...

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Ecological Impact Assessment

The purpose of impact assessment is to ensure that decision-makers take account of the possible negative or positive...

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Ecological Clerk of Works

A key consideration for large-scale projects is ensuring environmental commitments made during the planning or EIA...

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BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) is the most widely used...

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Project Management

Milner Ecology Ltd has the knowledge and experience to provide the project management and support required to ensure the ecological elements of your project come in on time and within budget.

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Latest News

28 Feb 14

200th Project

Milner Ecology has just been commissioned to undertake our 200th project since founding the company in 2007 and it is our most local job yet! We have been commissioned to undertake a preliminary roost inspection for bats at Skipton Town Hall by Craven District Council to enable renovation works to be undertaken.

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13 Dec 13

Milner Ecology is Licensed to Undertake Bat Surveys

Ben is now registered with Natural England to hold a Class Survey Licence WML CL17 (Bat Survey Level 1). This licence permits the surveying of bats by observation only but is sufficient for the majority of surveys.

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29 Nov 13

Milner Ecology Ltd helps fund Yorkshire Pine Marten Project

Milner Ecology has become a sponsor of the Yorkshire Pine Marten Project. NatureSpy is running an ambitious project to capture the first ever image of a wild pine marten living in Yorkshire. The project will use wildlife camera traps which trigger when a wild animal passes in front of them, snapping a picture or video.

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04 Apr 13

IEEM Receives Royal Charter

The Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM) has been granted a Royal Charter. The new Charter was enacted on 1st April 2013, from which date IEEM became the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM). CIEEM members now belong to a professional body recognised for its work by HRH Queen Elizabeth II and which operates under the scrutiny of the Privy Council, ensuring the very highest of professional standards.

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28 Feb 13

Natural England Long Term Monitoring Network

Milner Ecology has been appointed to install 50 permanent quadrats at Malham Tarn National Nature Reserve. This is part of a project to install long-term monitoring points in nine National Nature Reserves. These will enable Natural England to monitor vegetation changes in response to climate change in some of Britain's most valuable habitats.

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15 Jan 13


Milner Ecology has just launched its new Facebook page, this will give us an easy way to keep clients updated on current surveys and seasonal survey timings. It is also a good place to upload the many, many photos we have taken on-site! Please have a look around and 'like' our site.

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