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Posted by: Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MCIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 03/10/2014

Cain Blythe at Ecosulis recently visited the Tarcu Mountains, Romania, to find out about rewilding habitats, in search of the Wisent (European Bison).

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: Biodiversity Indicators | Biodiversity Measurement | Cain Blythe | rewilding

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Posted by: Marc Anderton on 15/09/2014

Priory Farm, a successful example of lesser horseshoe bat mitigation. 

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Categories: Ecological Contracting
Tags: bat licence | bat mitigation | bat surveys | ecological consultancy | ecological contracting | horseshoe bats

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 27/08/2014

Himalayan balsam may soon meet its match as Defra search for a natural control, in the form of an Indian fungus.

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: biodiversity 2020 | Himalayan balsam | Invasive plant species | invasive species

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 25/06/2014

New water vole guidelines are set to be released towards the end of this year. There are likely to be some significant changes to the way water vole surveys need to be undertaken, and how water vole mitigation strategies can be implemented.

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: ecological consulting | ecological contracting | habitat creation | Water Vole | water vole guidelines | water vole mitigation | water vole survey

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Posted by: Michael Williams - MCIEEM BSc (Hons) on 11/06/2014

According to the UK Glow Worm Survey, most glow worm colonies have probably been close to their present locations for a long time, possibly hundreds or thousands of years. Attempts to relocate them or introduce them to new areas are usually unsuccessful. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: Ecological Consultant | Glow Worm | invertebrate specialists | Invertebrate survey | Invertebrate Surveys

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Posted by: Fen Braund on 19/05/2014

Dormice are protected by law and cannot be deliberately injured, killed, trapped or even disturbed in their nests.

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: Dormice | Dormouse | dormouse surveys | ecological consultancy | Ecological Consultant | ecological consultants | ecological contracting | habitat creation

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Posted by: Sarah Booley on 06/05/2014

The long term failure of tree planting schemes has now been addressed by a new British Standard providing clear recommendations on how to ensure the trees you plant survive to fulfil their role in the landscape. 

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Categories: Ecological Contracting
Tags: ecological contracting | habitat creation | tree felling | Tree Planting | Tree Shelter | Tree Surgery

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Posted by: Sarah Booley on 06/05/2014

From the 4th to the 10th of May nature lovers across the country are getting together to raise awareness of our prickliest mammal, the hedgehog. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: ecological consultancy | Ecological Consultant | ecological consultants | Ecological Enhancement | Ecological Mitigation | Hedgehog | UK BAP

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 22/04/2014

Ecosulis donates 500 dormouse survey tubes to Somerset Wildlife Trust and Somerset Mammal Group to enable the assessment of the connectivity of dormouse habitats throughout the county. 

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: Dormice | Dormouse | dormouse surveys | ecological consultancy | ecological contracting | habitat creation | species recovery programme

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Posted by: Ben Mitchell on 18/03/2014

The recent burst of March sunshine has spurred our resident breeding birds onto a nesting frenzy!

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Categories: Ecological Contracting
Tags: bird habitat | Bird Surveys | birds | ecological contracting | reptile mitigation

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