PBA Applied Ecology
PBA Applied Ecology

Providing Ecological Solutions

PBA Applied Ecology provides clients with efficient, targeted, and industry-leading services that benefit native species and ecosystems. We pride ourselves on helping you deliver your project on time and on budget. 

PBA's business response to Covid-19

The ongoing global pandemic of the Covid-19 coronavirus presents complex challenges to the way many businesses operate. Our 'PBA Covid-19 biosecurity and business continuity plan' incorporates leading government advice, and our own extensive experience working in a mindful and crucially biosecure manner. 

PBA are investing constant and focused efforts into ensuring that we can continue to provide the highest standards of support and services to our clients, reviewing government advice and our business response daily. This approach enables us to continue providing the best service we can offer in these uncertain times.

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Working with Business

PBA Applied Ecology was established in 2010 and has grown to become one of the UK’s most respected specialist ecology practices. We provide clients with efficient, well-targeted, and technically competent services that benefit sustainable development projects and the conservation management of natural habitats, native species and ecosystem function.

Working throughout the UK from our base in the Yorkshire Dales we offer a wide range of services with particular strengths across terrestrial and aquatic ecology. We are especially experienced in working on challenging infrastructure projects that are located at protected or sensitive locations. Drawing upon a wealth of experience, we take an evidence-based approach and provide practical and sustainable solutions for our clients.

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UK Leaders in Delivering Integrated Ecological Services

Engaging with Conservation

PBA Applied Ecology are committed to delivering evidence led services to help protect and promote the natural world. 

Alongside the business, the independent Applied Ecology Trust is proud to support and deliver conservation projects to protect and enhance the natural world. 

We have engaged with a number of successful local and national conservation initiatives. Recently, PBA have delivered enhancement of nesting opportunities in a SSSI woodland, maintenance of one of the UKs largest and most successful captive rearing facilities for native crayfish, and a national conference for leading academic and industrial practitioners. 

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Meet the team at PBA Applied Ecology


At PBA, our highly-trained staff are dedicated to delivering the best service for your project and the environment. Our extensive in-house experience and expertise enables us to deliver an impressive range of bespoke terrestrial and aquatic ecological solutions. 

We engage with a large network of field-leaders to provide further quality and value for your projects. At PBA, we offer technical expertise and modern approaches through our complementary team of integrated specialists.

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