Blog

Today the rewilding and restoration space is characterised by an ever-growing number of inspirational stories, from Ecosulis's own projects through to the efforts of businesses, NGOs, academics, politicians and ordinary citizens across the globe. Here we present a selection of the latest and greatest.

BREEAM - Gaining Eco Credits

Posted by Hannah Maben - BSc (Hons) MIEEM on 07/27/2010
The Government’s drive towards zero carbon housing took a major step forward with the announcement that from the 1 May 2008 all new homes are to be rated on their green credentials as part of the Code for Sustainable Homes.

In loving memory of John George

Posted by on 07/27/2010
It is with great sadness that we inform you that our Chairman, John George passed away recently. John will be sorely missed for his contributions to ecosulis ltd – not least for his amusing ditties during Board Meetings and Christmas parties!!

Free CPD for Our Clients

Posted by Hannah Maben - BSc (Hons) MIEEM on 07/27/2010
Our recent free-of-charge tour giving Continued Professional Development training has proven to be very successful. The CPD was offered to clients and their advisors in relation to the changes to the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 1994, which has implications to the planning, design and implementation of sites, with respect to European Protected Species e.g. great crested newt, bats and otter.

CSCS and Achilles Accreditation

Posted by Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 07/27/2010
ecosulis ltd are pleased to announce that our Countryside Management workforce are now all holders of Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) cards. The CSCS card is now the industry standard to prove that we are competent on construction sites, undertaking related services and that our staff have health and safety awareness.

New Ecological Consultancy Services

Posted by on 07/27/2010
ecosulis ltd has been working very closely with many companies over the last couple of years in order to offer a full suite of professional services to a diversity of clients. We continue to be committed to all of our clients and coalition partners on existing and future projects. However, a coalition has evolved that complements and broadens our in-house ecological consultancy skill base and services that we can offer to our clients. The partners include the following companies:

Great Crested Newts, Bats, Otters and Dormice get INCREASED Protection!

Posted by on 07/27/2010
Details are yet to be finalised; however, what is certain is that amendments to the Conservation (Natural Habitats & c.) Regulations 1994 are due to be implemented from April 2007. This is a very complicated subject but...

ecosulis ltd becomes an employee-owned company

Posted by on 07/27/2010
After many years of planning and restructuring ecosulis ltd became an employee owned company on the 19 January 2007. Dave Green has stepped down as Chairman after a well planned and deserved retirement

Big Help for Rare Cheddar Plant

Posted by on 07/27/2010
In December 2005 ecosulis ltd, helped conservation charity Plantlife to protect one of the UK’s rarest plants: Starved Wood-sedge. With only two sites left in England, ecosulis ltd sent in a crack team of skilled climbers to Cheddar Woods. By reducing the dense tree canopy, which is blocking light, Plantlife hoped to boost this population of Somerset’s rarest plant.

Good Practice in Biodiversity Design

Posted by on 07/27/2010
ecosulis ltd are proud to announce that one of our major projects has been selected as an example of Good Practice in the Governments recently published (March 2006) "Planning for Biodiversity and Geological Conservation - A Guide to Good Practice".

Bat Mitigation/Guidelines for Developers

Posted by on 07/27/2010
English Nature (now Natural England) guidelines for bat mitigation procedures with respect to development have now been published. This accumulated information draws from various statutory (Defra, Local Planning Authorities, etc) and non-statutory (ecological consultants, bat groups, etc) sources...

Wintering and Migratory Birds

Posted by on 07/27/2010
Many people are aware of the constraints that breeding birds can place on development projects, but fewer people seem aware of the requirement to assess wintering and migratory bird populations.

Ecosulis and the Wind Power Sector

Posted by on 08/02/2008
This year ecosulis ltd is pleased to announce that it has significantly strengthened the depth and quality of the service it offers to on and off shore wind farm developers. As we move into our third decade of commercial operation we have further diversified our survey and assessment capability by...