Coreo Folders Bring Order to Your Ecological Data!

Organising surveys and projects in Coreo just got even easier with the introduction of folders.  You can now group related surveys together into any folder structure you like, enabling you to keep your more complex projects neatly organised. What else is new? The main Projects page has a fresh new look – making it easier […]

Ali Harvey Jun 04 2024
wildflower meadow

Helping to turn the tide on biodiversity loss

Reflections on Biodiversity Net Gain One of the best parts of my job is that I get to speak to ecologists and conservationists every day; people who are passionate about the environment and working to protect it. These conversations are rewarding in their own right, but also critical in terms of shaping what we do […]

Dave Kilbey May 31 2024
Someone using the UKHab & BNG Platform

The new UKHab & BNG Platform is here!

We are excited to announce the release of the new UKHab & BNG Platform today. Designed to help you with the entire life cycle of your UKHab surveys and BNG work, the Platform comprises two significant updates: Firstly, we are launching v3.0 of the UKHab Survey App.  Built in partnership with the lead author of […]

Ali Harvey Apr 05 2024

Spring into survey season with Coreo’s new GIS tools!

We are very excited to announce the latest release of Coreo which features several new GIS-style tools. These are particularly useful for UKHab Surveys and BNG assessments. These new GIS tools eliminate overlaps and gaps at the point of capture. They are designed to ensure your survey data is as accurate as possible, greatly reducing […]

Ali Harvey Feb 29 2024
UKHab Data Portal

Streamline your BNG workflow with Coreo

Today marks the official arrival of mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) for major developments in England. Whilst it’s an exciting step for nature conservation, navigating the new regulations and complex calculations can feel daunting, especially if you’re still using pen and paper, or sub-optimal digital processes.  This is where we can help. Coreo’s UKHab Survey […]

Ali Harvey Feb 12 2024
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The new UKHab Data Portal is here!

Designed to streamline BNG reporting. Our main purpose with Coreo is to help you to streamline and improve data collection processes. And with mandatory BNG just a few days away, working out how to efficiently manage UKHab and BNG workflows is a significant issue for ecological consultancies, both large and small. That’s why we are […]

Ali Harvey Feb 09 2024
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New Template Gallery

Creating surveys just got even easier with the launch of our new Template Gallery which gives you access to pre-built templates at the click of a button (or two 😉 ). Take a look at our short video to see just how easy it is. The following templates are available as part of your Coreo […]

Ali Harvey Jan 30 2024

Offline functionality now available in Coreo

We’re very excited to announce that we have now launched version 2.0 of Coreo. For the last 12 months we’ve been working closely with you to further develop the capabilities of the Coreo platform. We’re confident that Coreo v2.0 will significantly improve your experience of collecting data in the field. Below we outline what’s new. […]

Dave Kilbey Mar 13 2023

Taxus Ecology – Transforming data collection with Coreo

Find out how Coreo has supported Taxus Ecology to streamline their data collection on international projects

Dave Kilbey Jan 21 2023

An introduction to Mink MApp – an app focused on eradicating the American mink.

Background Throughout the 1900’s, water voles were a familiar sight on many water bodies across the UK. Immortalised as ‘Ratty’ in the classic childhood tale, The Wind in the Willows, water voles are also a key part of our ecosystem. Sometimes referred to as ‘mini beavers’, water voles constantly manage and micro-engineer waterways, with their […]

Dave Kilbey Dec 20 2022

Offline functionality is coming to Coreo!

We’re excited to announce that we will soon be launching full offline functionality within Coreo.  Coreo was created with one simple goal – to make the collection of accurate location-based data easy. Since its launch 3 years ago, we’ve come to realise that in order to reach this goal there is one key element that […]

Dave Kilbey Dec 15 2022

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 […]

Dave Kilbey 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 […]

Dave Kilbey 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 […]

Dave Kilbey 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 […]

Dave Kilbey 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 […]

Dave Kilbey 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