Lamprey strategy for the Dee and Humber

Lamprey strategy for the Dee and Humber estuaries (2017) Client: Natural England BUG was commissioned by Natural England to develop a ‘lamprey strategy’ for the Dee and Humber estuaries, with a view to gaining a wider understanding of the species...

New Forest streams fish surveys

New Forest streams fish surveys (2016) Client: Forestry Commission As part of the Framework for Specialist Ecological Surveys, BUG was commissioned by the Forestry Commission to conduct pre- and post-restoration electric fishing surveys in eight streams within the New...

Blashford Lakes fish surveys

Blashford Lakes fish surveys (2016) Client: Wessex Water BUG was commissioned by Wessex Water to conduct a suite of fish surveys at four of the Blashford Lakes in Hampshire to ascertain the current fish species composition and abundance, with a view to developing a...

New Forest streams restoration appraisal

New Forest streams restoration appraisal (2015 – 2016) Client: Forestry Commission BUG was commissioned by the Forestry Commission to conduct pre- and post-restoration appraisals of the macro-invertebrate communities in four streams within the New Forest in...

Barbel acoustic tagging and tracking

Barbel acoustic tagging and tracking (2015-2016) Regulation of rivers for the purposes of flood defence, hydropower generation and navigation has profound physical and ecological impacts through disruptions to hydrology, natural functioning and connectivity. Whilst...