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Posted by: Emma Northcote-Smith on 21/06/2016

The new Water Vole Mitigation Handbook has been published and includes changes to displacement and relocation methods. Our HCEC team have been helping Oxford University with a project comparing different displacements methods and their effectiveness for water vole mitigation. Our consulting and contracting teams spent a day undertaking water vole training in June.

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Categories: Habitat Creation
Tags: ecological consultancy | ecological consultants | Water Vole | water vole guidelines | water vole mitigation | water vole survey

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Posted by: Annie Hatt BSc (Hons) on 06/05/2016

Members of the Ecosulis Consulting Team are supporting Hedgehog Awareness Week, by promoting hedgehogs and encouraging others to do the same, showing you how easy it is to get involved! 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: BHPS | British Hedgehog Preservation Society | ecological consultancy | Ecological Consultant | ecological consultants | ecological consulting | Hedgehog | Hedgehog Awareness Week

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Posted by: Annie Hatt BSc (Hons) on 06/04/2016

In March this year I was lucky enough to be enrolled on a Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue course at Bridgwater College, Cannington. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: bat mitigation | bat surveys | Bats | Bats in trees | ecological consultancy | Ecological Consultant | ecological consultants | ecological consulting | ecological contracting | Tree Climbing

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Posted by: Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MCIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 05/04/2016

Sara King, Senior Ecological Consultant for Ecosulis, was interviewed by BBC News regarding great crested newt in the context of the current consultation being undertake by Natural England. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: ecological consultancy | ecological consultants | EPS licence | European Protected Species | European Protected Species Licence | Great Crested Newt | great crested newt conservation | Great crested newt Fencing | great crested newt survey | Great Crested Newts

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 04/03/2016

The British Standard for Biodiversity BS42020 was published in 2013, however it is only just starting to filter into planning applications and is becoming increasing recognised as a standard to adhere to. This blog summarises the benefit of working to the standards.

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: BS42020 | ecological consultancy | Ecological Consultant | ecological consultants | ecological consulting | National Planning Policy Framework | National Planning Policy Guidance | Suitably Qualified Ecologist

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Posted by: Annie Hatt on 27/01/2016

Dr Alan Feest is Scientific Advisor to Ecosulis and a world renowned expert in biodiversity valuation. Here's a summary of his achievements in 2015. 

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: Biodiversity Assessment | Biodiversity Indicators | Biodiversity Measurement | ecological consultancy | Ecological Consultant | ecological consulting

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Posted by: Sarah Booley on 22/01/2016

Natural England have provided some tips as to how to improve your chances of securing a European Protected Species licence first time, including those relating to bats and newts... 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: bat licence | Bat Low Impact Licence | bat mitigation | ecological consultancy | Ecological Mitigation | eDNA | EPS licence | European Protected Species | European Protected Species Licence | GCN licence | great crested newt mitigation | great crested newt survey

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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 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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