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Ecological Surveys
SES provides ecological survey data to the construction, renewable energy development and  conservation sectors. We provide survey effort and resulting data to our clients throughout Scotland. By working for a wide range of consultancies SES is in the position to provide a service to those clients who may not be in a position to employ permanent staff themselves for these roles.
  • Full suite of ornithological services - vantage points, breeding bird surveys, lek surveys, raptor searches,inter-tidal surveys and GIS mapping.

  • Mammal surveys

  • Deer population assessment and monitoring

  • Habitat  assessments - Phase 1 vegetation surveys, invasive plant surveys and tree seedling monitoring.

  • UAV surveys - drone usage.

  • Remote camera surveys - trail cameras.

  • Bat surveys

  • Peat probing and peatland habitat monitoring

Environmental Clerk of Works
Stagfire has a team of experienced and reliable EnvCoW/Environmental Advisors
with a proven track record of working together with construction companies
and developers across Scotland. Our team has experience of all types of renewable energy project to electricity
generation, flood defence, transport infrastructure, forestry operations and peatland restoration.
  • Project design advice

  • Mitigation measures

  • Protected species licences

  • Statutory consultee liaison

  • Drainage planning

  • Pollution planning

  • Invasive species

  • Silt management

  • Environmental auditing systems and reporting

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Marine Services
SES, in partnership with sister company Hebridean Adventures, can provide turnkey marine survey solutions including provision of vessels,  equipment and personnel.
SES are highly experienced in designing and delivering bespoke marine surveys. Please feel free to get in touch with us to discuss your marine project requirements further.
  • Marine mammal surveys - boat and aerial based surveys for marine mammal photographic ID, marine mammal monitoring and the provision of PAM solutions.

  • Seabird monitoring surveys - incorporating ESAS monitoring methods.

  • Fisheries surveys

  • Vessel hire for media and filming - high viewing decks for all round viewing.


Data Services

SES are able to offer a comprehensive ecological service consisting of surveying, data analysis and reporting. Our terrestrial and marine services are supported by SES’ combined in-house technical expertise and associates to provide a range of outputs including

  • Statistical analysis of survey data using R

  • GIS modelling and mapping in ArcGIS and QGIS

  • Reporting

Accreditations and Certifications

  • Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)

  • Construction Skills Certification Skills (CSCS) cardholders

  • Schedule 1 Birds Licence

  • Outdoor First Aid Certificate holders

  • European Seabirds at Sea (ESAS) accreditation

  • JNCC Marine Mammals Observer (MMO) accreditation

  • All Terrain Vehicle certificated

  • The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Powerboat Handling Level 2 (Commercially endorsed)

  • RYA Small Sea Craft Survival

  • RYA First Aid Course

  • RYA Marine Radio Short Range

  • Helicopter Ground Crew trained staff

  • Public/Products Liability Insurance

  • Employers Liability Insurance

  • Professional Indemnity Insurance

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