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Posted by: Annie Hatt on 13/01/2016

A study on the economic and ecological importance of bats to farmers, found the loss of bat species in North America could lead to agricultural losses in the region of US $3.7bn each year. Bats are known to provide a ‘pest control’ service worth £649m per year globally on corn crops alone. In this enlightening blog, Annie Hatt argues that bats should be seen as pest controllers rather than pests. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: bat | bat licence | bat mitigation | bat surveys | Bats

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Posted by: Ben Mitchell BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 14/12/2015

This is a review of the current distribution of grey long eared bats in the UK. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: bat | bat licence | bat mitigation | bat surveys | long eared bats

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 24/11/2015

Ecosulis are now offering a Pioneering Pre-Acquisition Rapid Risk Assessment to allow an initial site assessment to be made at the pre-acquisition stage. Ecology can have timing constraints and constraints to layouts, therefore it is important to engage with an ecologist at an early stage. Our rapid risk assessment can provide an initial assessment based on a desktop study, to aid with the pre-acquisition process before site access can be obtained.  

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: ecological consultancy | Ecological Consultant | ecological consultants | ecological consulting | Ecological Mitigation | Impact Assessment

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Posted by: Alice Chaimberlain on 02/11/2015

Each year our ecological consultancy department take on a few lucky interns to help out with our busy survey season. Here Alice Chamberlain shares her experiences. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: bat surveys | ecological consultancy | Ecological Consultant | ecological consultants | ecological consulting | ecology consultant | reptile survey

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Posted by: Annie Hatt on 21/07/2015

Although long term effects in the UK are hard to identify, the introduction of the Italian great crested newt along with the hybridization of the two species is sure to have a detrimental effect on our already declining great crested newt populations.

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: Great Crested Newt | great crested newt conservation | great crested newt survey | Great Crested Newts

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Posted by: Annie Hatt on 22/06/2015

Entering the world of Ecosuils seemed like a daunting task when I stepped into the office in early June as a brand new member of the team. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: ecological consultancy | Ecological Consultant | ecological consultants | ecological consulting

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Posted by: Sarah Booley on 30/03/2015

300 years after being wiped out in Britain our native beavers are a step closer to making a comeback as a family that have been living in Devon are shown to be disease free and so will be allowed to stay.  

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: beaver | biodiversity | Devon | ecological consultancy | rewilding

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Posted by: Marc Anderton on 17/02/2015

Ecosulis tree climbers climb over 90 trees in Preston, Lancashire, undertaking a climb and inspect bat survey. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: bat licence | bat surveys | Bats | Bats in trees | climb and inspect | Tree Climbing

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 09/02/2015

Bristol has been awarded European Green Capital for 2015, and has launched its programme to celebrate this. Features range from recycling initiatives to sustainable architecture and biodiversity. Ecosulis have a range of core values, including increasing biodiversity, rewilding and improving health through enhancing green spaces. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: biodiversity | Biodiversity Indicators | Biodiversity Quality Calculator | Green | Green Space | Greenspace

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 09/02/2015

The National Planning Policy Framework requires all schemes to show an ecological enhancement. This can sometimes cause problems when designing masterplans especially if layouts have been fixed before ecological input is sought. We have provided a summary of easy wins and dos/don’ts when designing your development layout. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: Biodiversity offsetting | Biodiversity Planning Toolkit | National Planning Policy Framework | National Planning Policy Guidance

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