Fleming Ecology actively influences implementation of existing policy, and the design of new, by regular invitation to participate in and lead the debate.  Clients include ECNC and Alterra from the Netherlands and, from the UK, RSPB, JNCC and Natural England.  Areas of work encompass river restoration, the review of Article 6 and associated national guidance, the ECs New Biogeographical Process in the Alpine and Mediterranean regions, production of the emerging, Prioritised Action Framework for UK offshore waters and the implementation of innovative agri-environment schemes.  Bernie Fleming also sits on the editorial panel of the UKs definitive, independent guide on Article 6 of the Habitats Directive, the ‘Habitats Regulations Journal’.