· Offers an independent environmental advice and support service for farmers and landowners


· Can produce a conservation management plan for your land, based upon your individual circumstances. This would pinpoint habitats or species of local (or national) conservation importance and identify grant opportunities, enabling you to make the most of your environmental assets


· Can complete Farm Environment Plans, Entry or Higher Level Stewardship application on your behalf, allowing you to concentrate activities elsewhere


· Can produce Soil, Nutrient and/or Manure management Plans on your behalf, enabling you to fulfil Nitrate Vulnerable Zone, Farm Assurance or Environmental Stewardship obligations


· Can complete Single Payment applications on your behalf and facilitate the sale or purchase and resultant transfer of entitlements


· Can source local provenance wildflower and grass seed mixtures suited to your individual field conditions, allowing you to meet British Native-origin Seed standards


· Can undertake Phase I habitat surveys, botanical or wildlife surveys on your behalf (either as a base-line or part of an on-going monitoring programme)


· Will produce professional, efficient, personalised work at a fair price


Previous clients and projects include;




Brontë Birds Project (supported by RSPB but delivered independently by myself)


British Waterways


English Nature


Magnesium Limestone & Ripon Floodplain Grazing Animals Project


Messrs Dacre, Son & Hartley


South Pennine Birds Project (supported by DEFRA (RDS), English Nature & RSPB but delivered independently by myself)


South Pennine Upland Regeneration (SPUR) Project


The Brontë Society


Yorkshire Pennine Local Seeds Project (supported by DEFRA (RDS), English Nature & Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust)

Yorkshire Water


A number of private farmers and landowners in North and West Yorkshire and Lancashire


My current projects include;


Calderdale Seeds Project (a partnership with Calderdale Bird Conservation Group, supported by Green Business Network)



AB Consultancy


“Thanks for your time and energy. It’s been really exciting finding out about the meadow” -    Pauline Brown


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