Vegetation Survey

Vegetation survey is undertaken for a variety of purposes, including baseline data collection for impact assessment, natural resource inventory collation and post construction monitoring.

We provide the following range of services:

  • Phase 1 and Phase 2 Habitat Survey
  • National Vegetation Classification (NVC) Survey
  • Quadrat and transect sampling
  • Site Condition Monitoring (Common Standards Monitoring)
  • Grazing impact Assessment
  • Veteran Tree Survey

We can also provide freshwater and marine survey by drawing on our network of experienced subconsultants.



Projects include:

  • Line transect surveys at Drumderg wind farm
  • Phase 1 Habitat surveys for the Cairngorms National Park Authority
  • Site Condition Monitoring and Grazing Impact Assessment of upland habitat at the Gordonbush Estate, Brora, Sutherland
  • Phase 1 Habitat survey of the Tullos Hill landfill site, Aberdeen
  • NVC survey of the River Dee floodplain at Blairs, Aberdeenshire
  • Permanent plot quadrat surveys of regenerating vegetation on post-felling sites at Gordonbush, Griffin and Burn of Whilk wind farms.
  • Phase 1 and NVC surveys for housing developments at Ellon and Bridge of Don
  • NVC survey of grassland, marsh and mire habitat at proposed quarry extension, Beith, Ayrshire
  • Grazing exclosure monitoring at Calliachar wind farm