Conservation

Conservation

  • Bryophyte surveys, condition assessment and management advice for protected sites (SSSI, NNR, SAC)
  • Bryophyte surveys and mitigation advice for historic mine building restoration
  • Threatened species surveys
  • Small-scale habitat management for threatened species

Development

Development

  • Bryophyte surveys, site assessment and mitigation advice for proposed developments (hydroelectric, mining, housing, roads, pipelines, industrial)
  • Reports for Environmental Impact Assessment and planning applications
  • Protected species licenses and translocations (Hamatocaulis vernicosus, Marsupella profunda, Petalophyllum ralfsii)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

  • Field training in bryophyte identification and ecology
  • Bryophyte photography for identification guides and other publications
  • Bryophytes were the first plants to radiate across land with major consequences for life on earth

  • Britain is especially important for bryophytes, with over 1000 species present

  • Almost half of bryophyte species in Britain are of conservation concern

  • Bryophyte surveys are highly specialised and need to be undertaken by an experienced field bryologist

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Dr Des Callaghan, Consultant Bryologist

Bryophyte surveys in England, Wales and Scotland
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