Commitment and Care Of Our Environment

Midland Forestry Ltd Commitment And Care Of Our Environment

Midland Forestry Ltd, management and staff take our responsibilities towards our environment and wildlife seriously; all employees have training on the following topics:
Bats, all senior managers, depot managers and arboricultural team leaders have Bat awareness training; this is supported by our detailed Bat protocol and risk assessment surveys.
Midland Forestry Ltd work in close contact with the Bat Conservation Trust (BCT), in regard to issues in relation to trees and their possible impact on Bat roosts and habitat.

• EU habitats regulations
• Bat legislation
• Basic Bat ecology
• BCT tree classification categories, features of “high potential” trees
• Felling techniques for high potential trees
• What to do if a Bat is found during works
• Bat licence process and mitigation options

Additional environmental training includes:

Ecological legislation overview:

• Ecology Legislation, statutory and non-statutory site designations
• European protected and unprotected species
• Flora and faunal species of conservation concern

Good practice on ecologically sensitive sites:

• Guide to appropriate working methods and practices on designated sites or other areas with potential wildlife value
• Nesting birds
• Badgers
• Amphibians and ponds
• Terrestrial and riparian mammals
• Protection of rare and notable plants

Other environmental information and company policies including training are provided from;

• Wildlife and Countryside Act
• Countryside and Rights of Way (CROW) Act
• Natural England
Environmental Management System

Midland Forestry Ltd is an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System approved contractor

All arboricultural works are carried out to a minimum BS3998 standard, by experienced and competent staff, all of who have advanced chainsaw and aerial climbing units, CPD is carried out by our internal training team who are Lantra instructors and NPTC assessors both Arboricultural and Forestry.

Contractors Health and Safety Assessment SchemeThe common sense solution for both sides of the tendersafecontractor is the fastest growing health and safety accreditation scheme in the UKThe Arboricultural Association
Head Office & Solihull Depot:

Rear of Eastcote Hall Farm,
Barston Lane,
West Midlands,
B92 0HR
London Forestry:

A division of Midland Forestry Ltd
Covering the Inner and Greater London area
Tel: 08450 766546
Bristol Depot:

Bristol, Elberton. BS35
Tel: 0117 950 6640
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Midland Forestry Ltd is an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System approved contractor In commitment & care of our environment