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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: Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MCIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 27/11/2015

Rewilding is gaining momentum in the UK and Geographical magazine is covering numerous stories, including two written by Cain Blythe (MD of Ecosulis Ltd) and Daniel Allen (Photojournalist).

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: rewilding | species reintroduction

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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: Annie Hatt on 24/11/2015

Rewilding is never a straight forward process, however, when planned and implemented effectively it can provide great benefits to the local ecosystem and community. When rewilding or reintroducing predators, however, it seems the benefits to local communities can sometimes be less obvious. 

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: lynx | rewilding | species reintroduction | wolves

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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: Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 22/10/2015

Beavers often get bad press for being the cause of flooding, and this is one of the key factors affecting the decision of whether to reintroduce beavers to Britain’s waterways. Heavy rain has caused flooding in Alyth Burn in Scotland, and many theories have linked this flooding to the presence of beavers in the area. However, evidence demonstrates that this was not the case. 

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: beaver | Biodiversity Indicators | Biodiversity Measurement | rewilding

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 28/07/2015

Does the launch of Rewilding Britain mean that our island nation is becoming a wilder place once again? 

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: rewilding

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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: Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MCIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 12/05/2015

Ecosulis summarise the factors can have catastrophic impacts upon the success of reedbed establishment and emphasise that reedbed establishment should be based on very specific local considerations and expert knowledge.

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Categories: Habitat Creation
Tags: Aquatic Habitats | bird habitat | native planting | Reedbeds | wetland creation | Wetland Restoration

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