Publications

Please find below a list of blogs, news items, papers and publications related to Ecosulis and the rewilding and restoration space.

Ecosulis EIA & Planning Division Launched to Offer a More Cost Effective and Expert Environmental Planning Service With Extensiv

Posted by Roderick Ellison - MSc BSc (Hons) AIEMA on 08/03/2010
Ecosulis is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year and is delighted to announce that Rod Ellison has joined Ecosulis as an Associate Director to set up its new department, specialising in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) & Planning. Rod is one of the UK’s leading energy sector EIA specialists and has gained his experience from working for one of the UK’s largest environmental consultancies and for an international power specialist. In recent years Rod has worked on some of the country’s largest energy projects.

ecosulis new Environmental Planning Services and recent changes to the planning system

Posted by on 08/02/2010
This year ecosulis ltd is pleased to announce that it has significantly strengthened the depth and quality of the service it offers developers. As we move into our third decade of commercial operation we have diversified our survey and assessment capability by developing an in-house Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and environmental planning project management service.

The Coalition Government Approach to Consenting Energy Infrastructure

Posted by Roderick Ellison - MSc BSc (Hons) AIEMA on 08/02/2010
Following the Coalition Agreement major changes to the planning system are on the agenda. The philosophy behind the changes is ‘Open Source Planning’ and decentralisation. What this term constitutes is set out in the Conservative Party’s Green Paper No.14. In a nutshell it involves the following changes to the planning system

ecosulis ltd and Treework Environmental Practice Partner to Offer Comprehensive and Competitive Ecological and Tree Services

Posted by Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 07/27/2010
ecosulis ltd and Treework Environmental Practice today announced a partnership under which the companies will work together to provide both ecological and tree consultancy and contracting services across the whole of the UK. As leaders in their fields the companies will partner to bring together their specialist technical expertise to strengthen their offering and increase efficiency which they can pass on to customers in terms of value for money.

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.