EcoNorth's New Health and Safety Initiative

EcoNorth’s New Health and Safety Initiative

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EcoNorth’s new health and safety initiative is up and running.  The goal is to promote the physical and mental wellbeing of team members by encouraging everyone to get involved with initiatives in the local community, including specifically participating in practical conservation tasks with our parent organisation, Northumberland Wildlife Trust (NWT).  Getting involved in the wide …

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Ben Smurthwaite, Assistant Ecologist, EcoNorth

Meet the Team: Ben Smurthwaite, Assistant Ecologist

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Following the introduction of our ‘Meet the Team’ page comes our mini blog series.  Each week, hear personally from our team members about their roles at EcoNorth and more.  This week, meet Ben, our Assistant Ecologist. Tell us a bit about yourself I’m originally from the Midlands but came to Newcastle for university and never …

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EcoNorth's Tom Wilson in the field

Tom Promoted to Assistant Ecologist

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I joined EcoNorth in January 2019, determined to learn as much as I could from my internship.  Ten months into my role, I accepted a full-time contract and was promoted to Assistant Ecologist.  Knowing how competitive ecology placements can be, having met so many like-minded folks throughout my studies and volunteering, I am very grateful …

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Henry Barrett, Ecology Intern, EcoNorth Ltd

Meet the Team: Henry Barrett, Ecology Intern

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Following the introduction of our ‘Meet the Team‘ page comes our mini blog series.  Hear personally from our team members about their roles at EcoNorth and more.  This week, meet Henry Barrett, Ecology Intern. Tell us a bit about yourself I’m originally from Hertfordshire but have always enjoyed moving around and taking on new adventures.  …

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Thomas Wilson, Ecology Intern

Greetings from Thomas Wilson, Ecology Intern

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It is no exaggeration that my first few, seemingly very short, weeks working at EcoNorth have been extremely diverse, challenging and most importantly exciting.  As with any new role, I used my initial days in the office familiarising myself with the company’s administration procedures and policy documents, and developing an understanding of my responsibilities as …

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Sandi Davison, PA/Administrator, with Chinstrap Penguins on Half Moon Island, Antarctica

Meet the Team: Sandi Davison, PA/Administrator

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Following the introduction of our ‘Meet the Team‘ page comes our mini blog series.  Hear personally from our team members about their roles at EcoNorth and more.  This week, meet Sandi Davison, PA/Administrator. Tell us a bit about yourself I am originally from Newcastle-upon-Tyne.  After venturing down south for a number of years, homesickness brought …

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Mark Middleton, Senior Ecologist, EcoNorth

Meet the Team: Mark Middleton, Senior Ecologist

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Following the introduction of our ‘Meet the Team‘ page comes our mini blog series.  Hear personally from our team members about their roles at EcoNorth and more.  This week, meet Mark Middleton, Senior Ecologist. Tell us a bit about yourself I’m originally from Northumberland and, after a time away in education and various jobs, I …

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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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