12 Days of Robin Facts, by Laura Parsons

The 12 Days of Robin Facts

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Day 5: Robin is really a contraction and diminutive of “Robert”.  The original word for the species was “Ruddock” or “redbreast”. Photo credit: BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2t6RVwKnNz3pbzhcWT1mms6/eight-reasons-why-we-love-robins    

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National Tree Week, David Beaver, Arborist

Help us Celebrate National Tree Week

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Trees play a crucial role in our environment, we would literally struggle to breathe without these ‘lungs of the planet’. Not only do trees look amazing (especially at this time of year) but they improve air quality, conserve water, preserve soil, are home to a huge variety of wildlife and keep us cool. David, EcoNorth’s Tree […]

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Another Bat Survey Season Completed

Another Bat Survey Season Completed

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Another successful bat survey season for EcoNorth has finally drawn to a close.  After a slow start, requests for our surveys flooded in and kept the team very busy over the summer period throughout North East England and further afield. The team successfully identified roosts at numerous sites and observed a wide variety of species […]

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Claire Snowball, Bat Mitigation Class Licence (BMCL)

Natural England’s Bat Mitigation Class Licence (BMCL)

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Natural England are updating their Bat Low Impact Class Licence (BLICL), including changing the name. Over the next few months, the small proportion of Ecologists who have passed an exam set by Natural England will begin registering sites under the renamed ‘Bat Mitigation Class Licence’ (BMCL). In a change to current conditions, Registered Consultants who […]

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