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Why we shouldn’t breathe easy

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The world’s tropical forests are often referred to as the ‘lungs of the planet’, taking up carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. However, these vast, green, breathing spaces may be running out of puff.  Read More

Ecology shouldn’t be an afterthought!

Friday, October 27, 2017

The ecology of a site can often be forgotten about in the planning of a development until it is late on in the process. Early consideration and correct timing can result in faster acceptance of planning applications.  Read More

The Value of the Landscape – Money doesn’t grow on trees but they can help you make it.

Friday, September 08, 2017

There are established methods employed by landscape architects to evaluate the quality of a landscape. The processes of Landscape Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) and Landscape Character Assessment (LCA) have been developed and refined over a number of years by industry professionals to ensure that we are able thoroughly and, within reason, objectively, assess the value of an area, or series of areas, for their visual and landscape quality and character.  Read More

Trump Forest – where ignorance grows trees

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

It’s impossible to ignore the almost daily news updates about Donald Trump’s latest comments, views and, of course, tweets. One of his most controversial actions so far as President has been his pledge for the US to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement.  Read More