Center Parcs Whinfell Forest, Bat, Bats, Enhancement,

Great Field Surveyors Wanted

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EcoNorth are looking to fill a number of upcoming positions for Field Surveyors to undertake bat survey work over the next few months, which may potentially be on a full-time basis . This is for a major national infrastructure project with survey work initially in the North but with potential for survey work to continue […]

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The Value of Urban Gardens for Conservation

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From an ecological perspective, urban gardening can be broadly described as the process of growing plants in private or domestic green areas alongside any actions conducted to increase the area suitability for wildlife.  Urban gardens provide a wide range of resources to biodiversity such as; substrates, food, nesting sites and overwinter sites (Davies et al. […]

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Celebrating Biodiversity

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Introducing the man of the hour our Principal Ecologist John Thompson! After helping EcoNorth to win the Community Engagement award at the BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards for the work on the Morpeth Northern Bypass in 2016; John’s blog about the project is now being featured in the BIG Challenge website! In his first ever blog John explains that “The daunting reality of working […]

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Morpeth

A Relief For Morpeth Town Centre

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EcoNorth have been providing ecological support for the construction of the Morpeth Northern Bypass. The road has recently opened up to the public and has already made a great difference to the congestion of the town. With the construction almost finished, our friends at Carillion have put together some interesting facts and quotes to demonstrate what […]

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Aerial inspection

EcoNorth Reaching New Heights

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In the UK bat species will roost and find shelter within tree features such as rot holes, fissures, hollows and woodpecker holes. Aerial inspection surveys are a useful technique for identifying and investigating bat risk features found within trees. Such features can be difficult to assess from ground level or by ladder, whilst an aerial […]

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Going Batty at Stewart Park

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The central lodge building at Stewart Park is currently undergoing extensive new refurbishment work to convert the old building into a new educational facility for use by Askham Bryan college, one of the country’s leading land based colleges, to establish a new base for students in Middlesbrough. Read more about the project here. EcoNorth undertook bat […]

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