Technical Guidance Series (TGS)
This set of technical guidance is freely available to download and includes the following:
These set the criteria for the knowledge, skills and experience required by ecologists undertaking a range of species survey work in a professional capacity. The Guidance currently covers a range of terrestrial and freshwater species.
These provide practical advice for all professionals involved with ecological evaluation and assessment for proposed developments in terrestrial, freshwater, marine and coastal environments.
These have been produced with the intention of providing best practice guidance for those undertaking preliminary ecological surveys and appraisals.
This has been compiled as a reference of survey methodologies and habitat classifications. It currently lists the established and generally accepted methodologies for field survey; it is expected to expand as further references are added.