Habitat management services 

ELMSolutions are experienced consultants and contractors in habitat restoration for sensitive sites and difficult access sites. with experience working in Peatland, Moorland, SSIs, NNR,s, wet woodlands, steep woodlands and areas of ecological and historical sensitivity we can advise and implement management on any sites. our services including.


  • Habitat creation, restoration and enhancement across a wide range of habitats including Peatlands, Moorlands, Woodlands, meadows and Fenlands. 

  • Vegetation planting including, trees, woodland creation, moorland and bog planting and wetland plating.

  • Scrub clearance and management, woodland management including thinning and habitat creation for flora and fauna species. 

  • Rhododendron control through woodlands, moorlands and peatland sites, including motor manual chainsaw clearance, mechanised clearance and management of regrowth.  


Our staff are highly experienced in working on a vast array of habitat locations and we pride ourselves on meeting ecologically beneficial outcomes across all the sites we work on. 

Peatland and Moorland Restoration

ELMSolutions are Specialists in Peatland and Moorland restoration works. 

We offer a wide range of restoration services including but not limited to;

  • Survey and works planning.

  • Vegetation, scrub and tree management. 

  • Moorland cutting using low ground pressure machinery.

  • Re-wetting operations, peat bunding, dam installation including stone, heather bales, coir, piling and live willow. 

  • revegetating services including brash spreading, seeding, fertilising and plug planting.  

Mechanised/ Manual Scrub and Vegetation Management

Sensitive land management operations Across Aquatic, Terrestrial and Marginal habitats. 

  • Scrub and vegetation management - Sensitive sites, Roadside and Woodland's. 

  • Invasive species control - Rhododendron removal and eradication, Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam 

  • Habitat surveys, enhancements, creation and restoration - Sensitive sites such as NNR's, SSSI's, SAC's, Peatlands, Moorlands and Woodland's.


Our operations including motor manual clearance and Low ground pressure mechanised clearance for larger more accessible clearance works.  

We also conduct follow up chemical treatment of scrub including knapsack spraying, We can advise on alternative methods of regrowth control if you favour an alternative approach to chemical treatment.