Loch Lomond

We Are Recruiting: Ecologist

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Ecologist – salary £22,772.58-£26,897.79 pa depending on experience, plus participation in profit share and pension schemes EcoNorth has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ecologist to join our team of dedicated Ecologists. Specifically, we are interested in hearing from those with a relevant degree, a minimum of two years commercial ecology consultancy experience, hold a …

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We Are Recruiting: Bat Ecologist

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Bat Ecologist – salary £22,772.58-£26,897.79 pa depending on experience, plus participation in profit share and pension schemes EcoNorth has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, licensed Bat Ecologist to join our team of dedicated Ecologists. Specifically, we are interested in hearing from those with a relevant degree, a minimum of two years commercial ecology consultancy …

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EcoNorth’s Bat Training Session 2022 – Moved to Wednesday 20 April

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EcoNorth’s 2022 bat training session is being held on Wednesday 20 April. Please feel free to come along if you are new to surveying and would like to get ahead of the game and meet some of the EcoNorth team, or are a returning surveyor who would like to get back up to speed. The …

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Meet the Team: Alex Douglas, Assistant Ecologist

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As part of our ‘Meet the Team’ blog series, hear personally from our team members about their roles at EcoNorth and more.  Today, meet Alex, one of our Assistant Ecologists. Tell us a bit about yourself I’m a twenty three year old Ecological Consultancy MSc graduate of Newcastle University and have lived in County Durham …

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Tom's Willow Spiling Project

Bespoke Erosion Control – Working With Nature

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During the summer of 2021, EcoNorth was presented with the challenge of designing and installing an erosion protection system, using natural materials, for an ever receding riverbank at the end of a resident’s garden. Although the rate of erosion from the watercourse was not observable over a weekly or monthly basis, several metres of the …

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Summer Fatigue

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During the summer months, EcoNorth places a strong emphasis on the potential risk of fatigue with our team.  Longer days result in a higher workload and demand for increased out-of-hours work, which in turn present the Ecologists with a heightened risk of fatigue. Fatigue refers to issues that arise from excessive working time or poorly …

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EcoNorth site-Dunstandburgh

We Are Recruiting: Principal Ecologist

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Principal Ecologist – salary up to £45k, depending on experience, plus participation in profit share and pension schemes EcoNorth has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Ecologist to join our team of dedicated Ecologists. With a great and growing range of ongoing work and projects, EcoNorth is seeking to appoint a highly experienced individual to …

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GCN DLL Pond

Natural England’s District Level Licencing Scheme

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Natural England’s District Level Licensing Scheme is a landscape-based approach focused on creating great crested newt (GCN) habitat in core opportunity areas across the nation. In March 2021, this licencing scheme was launched in Northumberland, Durham, Tyne & Wear and the Tees Valley.  This strategic and targeted method is aimed at improving the value of …

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EcoNorth's Bat Training Sessions 2021

EcoNorth’s 2021 Bat Training Sessions

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EcoNorth’s 2021 bat training sessions are being held in small groups over a number of dates during May, with a maximum of six people in each group (in line with current government guidance for Covid-19).  Dates and locations will be fixed around surveyor availability and suitable weather conditions. The training sessions will start at around …

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