Dormice surveys

 

Dormice are protected by law in Britain due to their numbers declining in the last 100 years, they are a Suitable dormouse habitatEuropean protected species.

Our licensed ecologist will complete a walkover survey to assess the habitat and look for suitable habitat for the species and signs of them. We can also install nest tubes where appropriate to survey for dormice in certain habitats, these can be monitored March to November.

In woodlands we suggest dormouse boxes are used to survey for doFresh dormouse nestrmice. The surveys should indicate if there is a population of dormice in the area. We will them compile the data in a report that will show if there will be an impact on a local population.

Upon completion of the survey, if signs of dormice are identified we will aid in devising a mitigation strategy and license applications in line with legislation.

Torpid dormouse