Gloucestershire FWAG

The Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group

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Our advisers have extensive experience of managing and restoring farm habitats, as well as specialist knowledge and the required licenses for working with a wide range of protected species.

We can guide you through any project, arranging surveys and plans to satisfy local planning authority requirements and ensuring the project delivers the maximum wildlife and amenity value.

Habitat Creation & Restoration

Our advisers have extensive experience of managing and restoring farm habitats, as well as specialist knowledge and the required licenses for working with a wide range of protected species.

We can guide you through any project, arranging surveys and plans to satisfy local planning authority requirements and ensuring the project delivers the maximum wildlife and amenity value.

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From creating a new farm pond to undertaking heathland restoration, FWAG SouthWest can guide you through  your project from start to finish. We can:

  • Offer advice and support to obtain any necessary legal permissions.
  • Undertake surveys and management plans to satisfy Stewardship Schemes and local authorities.
  • Signpost to suitable, local contractors.
  • Offer ongoing support and advice to deal with issues as they arise.

Woodland Management Plans

Our advisers have extensive experience in managing farm woodlands on every scale. We can can offer help and advice on creating, managing and restoring woodlands to maximise their commercial and wildlife values.

Also see our service providing woodfuel audits here.

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We can help with:

  • Grants applications.
  • Advice and support to obtain any necessary legal permissions.
  • Undertaking surveys and management plans to satisfy stewardship schemes and local authorities.
  • Signposting to suitable local contractors.
  • Ongoing support and advice to deal with issues as they arise.

Protected Species Surveys

FWAG SouthWest has extensive experience and the required licenses to assess and handle a wide range of protected species.

So whether you're renovating buildings or restoring or creating habitat areas our advisers can provide you with expert advice.