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Curlews, Culture and Conservation

Photograph by David Swann Last month, we announced our Charity Partnership with Curlew Action – a small charity dedicated to conserving these beautiful birds. We are really happy to be supporting this super charity, and by using Coreo, you’re helping curlews too. As part of working with Curlew Action, we wanted to provide a bit […]

Rhiannon Liversuch Oct 21 2022

Our new charity partnership

Photograph by Andy Gregory Natural Apptitude was formed in 2013. One of our key aims is to make a positive difference to the planet. Nearly 10 years later, we are still working hard on this mission and, slowly but surely, are helping to make a difference to the natural world and society.  Our work spans […]

Rhiannon Liversuch Sep 13 2022

The UKHab Survey App now supports v3.1 of the Biodiversity Metric

It’s probably fair to say that the introduction of the UKHab Classification has been one of the biggest changes (and challenges) for ecologists in recent years. Linked to the need for ecologists to routinely undertake Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) assessments, UKHab has become a cornerstone for many consultancies.  However, adjusting to a new survey methodology […]

Rhiannon Liversuch Jul 05 2022

Building a business case for software in your ecological consultancy

As an ecologist, you understand how important accurate data collection is. Without the correct data, you run the risk of creating inaccurate reports, which could have implications for your business, your client and the environment.  Many consultancies still rely heavily on paper-based surveys.  This can cause problems including wasted staff time entering data into an […]

Rhiannon Liversuch Apr 13 2022

Coreo – feature of the month: data validation and verification functionality

For November’s feature of the month, we are focusing on Coreo’s data validation and verification functionality Background One of the challenges with data collection is ensuring that the data you collect are correct. Despite your best efforts, errors can creep in from many places whether you’re working on a citizen science project or in a […]

Rhiannon Liversuch Jan 07 2022

Coreo – feature of the month: Recording location based data

This month we explore one of the key features of Coreo – recording location-based data. Background Data, especially environmental data, often has a spatial element to it. That is, we need to know where something is or was by recording its location. Despite advancements in technology, which have made accurate location mapping possible via phones […]

Dave Kilbey Nov 15 2021

Top 9 reasons that you should be using apps for data collection

Think that apps are beyond your reach financially as a business, or too complicated to consider? Think again! With cloud-based app systems anyone can build and run spatial data collection projects. Apps can act as a significant business lever, enabling you and your staff to save time, money and improve data quality. These days there […]

Dave Kilbey Nov 15 2021