At Habitat Regeneration we provide ecological solutions for a range of businesses and organisations. Our case studies can be a useful way of seeing exactly how we have helped some of our clients and provide practical examples of the work we are able to undertake.

Click on the links below to read our most recent case studies and contact us with any questions or to find out how we can support your business.

Wetland Creation Graveney

Working with sister company FGS Pilcher we have recently undertaken a 91-acre wetland creation project for habitat enhancement on a site that is recognised as a special protection area (SPA) & Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Using our excavators and tracked dumpers we undertook works that included the creation of large scrapes, foot drains…

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Pre-commencement works for a large renewable energy project

Working with sister company FGS Agri we recently undertook 850 acres of drilling to establish 650 acres of legume rich sward, 90 acres of arable reversion mix and approximately 110 acres of wildflower mix, in order to fulfil pre-commencement conditions which needed to be discharged as part of a large renewable energy project. The project…

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Downland scrub management

Downland management at Holborough Downs

Habitat Regeneration have recently undertaken Downland management on a site near Snodland, Kent. We carried out in field scrub management across approximately 100 acres, removing bramble and self-seeded blackthorn with a front-mounted flail on a forestry specification tractor with a crawler gearbox. Having opened up the site, we undertook boundary management with a tractor mounted…

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Mowing at Forestry England site

Forestry England Pleasant Forest Phase 3

Habitat Regeneration has undertaken its third phase of works for Forestry England at their woodland creation project in Kent. For this phase of the works, we undertook vegetation management. Requirements: Spraying rows before saplings are planted to provide effective weed suppression and avoid young trees being outcompeted. Maintaining inter row sward height to avoid saplings…

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Badger gate fitting

Forestry England Pleasant Forest Phase 2

Habitat Regeneration has been continuing work assisting Forestry England at their Pleasant Forest woodland creation site in Kent. Our latest phase of works included fitting 10 badger gates, erecting rabbit fencing, tree caging, mulch covering and watering. Requirements: Fitting of badger gates across the site to facilitate the free and natural movement of local badger…

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Wild bird mix

With a dramatic decline in farmland bird populations since the mid 1970’s, it has been recognised on a national level that concerted efforts must be made to provide suitable habitats and feed sources through the hungry gap. Case Study – Wild bird mix Problem: A decline in farmland birds and suitable habitats. Solution: Create suitable…

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Pond, scrape and wetland creation and restoration

Great crested newts

To address the decline in endangered great crested newts, planning policy and government legislation is now placing an onus on developers to contribute towards habitat creation and offset projects. In line with these contributions, the Stour Countryside Partnership has been charged with delivering the restoration and creation of ponds within Kent, looking for suitable sites…

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Grassland drilling at woodland creation site

Forestry England Woodland Creation

We worked with Forestry England to prepare the land for a new multipurpose woodland at their 127-hectare Pleasant Farm site in Kent. The woodland creation will increase and enhance the landscape, providing carbon sequestration, increasing the region’s coverage of native broadleaf species and providing a mosaic of habitats to benefit local wildlife. This is a…

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