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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Vacancy – Assistant Ecologist

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our growing team as Assistant Ecologist delivering interesting and challenging ecology consultancy across England, Scotland and Ireland. The right candidate must share our passion for wildlife whilst demonstrating commitment to our ethos of delivering pragmatic services to clients. Specifically, we are interested in hearing from those who have a BSc in a […]

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Celebrating Snake Day

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To mark World Snake Day check out the EcoNorth team’s top 5 facts about Snakes in the UK: The UK has three native species:  adder, grass snake and smooth snake Grass snakes can’t digest their food if the temperature drops below 5oC, which is why they hibernate No one has died from an adder bite in […]

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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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OHSAS 18001 Certification

EcoNorth Officially a Safe & Caring Company

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We are delighted to announce that EcoNorth have successfully gained OHSAS 18001:2007 certification, with UKAS accredited Ocean Certification. OHSAS 18001 is the internationally recognised standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management. It provides reassurance to our employees, clients and stakeholders that we are a safe and caring company and demonstrates our compliance with  all current […]

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Join the Team: Finance Manager Vacancy

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We are looking to recruit an experienced Finance Manager to manage EcoNorth’s finance function from start to finish across both UK and Irish businesses. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, or equivalent business experience with a minimum of three years’ experience of a senior role within a finance department. Preference will […]

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Assistant Ecologist Recruitment

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Exciting times at our sister company EcoÉireann, with a fantastic opportunity for a talented Assistant Ecologist to join this growing and dynamic consultancy. We are looking for an individual that shares our passion for wildlife and raising the standards of ecological consultancy whilst demonstrating commitment to our ethos of delivering pragmatic services to clients. For further details […]

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Urban Garden, Ecology, Ecological Enhancement, Ecological Value

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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