Sharon Bracken - Keystone Ecology

Expertise: 
Consultant
Activities: 
Riparian ecological surveys and assessment (River Corridor and Habitat Survey, macrophytes, Water Vole, Otter, fish, wildfowl and macroinvertebrates)
River restoration and enhancement for biodiversity (scoping, design, supervision)
Ecological impact assessment
Maintenance plans
Projects: 
Smarts Heath SSSI, South-east England (Completed Date: Nov 2010)

Ecological inputs to the detailed design, consultation with regulators and implementation of waterway restoration to reinstate the hydrology of a wet heathland SSSI including flood alleviation measures for an adjacent highway.

Hydropower Scheme, South-west England (Completed Date: Ongoing)

River corridor and otter survey for a proposed hydropower scheme to gather baseline data and assess impacts of the proposal. Recommendations for and design of biodiversity enhancements for a canalised stretch of river in consultation with the Environment Agency.

Sharon Bracken CEnv, MIEEM, Director with 12 years ecological consultancy experience. Co-founded Keystone Ecology in 2002, which now operates nationally out of 3 regional office locations and is recognised by Investors in People. Employs only Senior Ecologists, each with a dedicated area of technical expertise and a robust, intelligent approach to riparian ecological survey, assessment and biodiversity design.
Telephone: 
01666 503687