Ecology and Archaeology

Ecology and Archaeology Combined

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EcoNorth and Archaeological Research Services (ARS) are working together to offer a single comprehensive service combining ecology and archaeology. Find out about ARS and our collaboration here. Through EcoNorth’s extensive experience in delivering a wide range of services on development projects it is clear that archaeology is a significant consideration for our clients. Indeed, many […]

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Winter bird surveys

‘Tis the Season for Wintering Birds

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By it’s very nature, ornithology is highly seasonal. It is because of this seasonality that wintering bird surveys are so important. As the year creeps towards mid-winter, our summer migrants have fled south seeking warmer climes. In their place, our winter visitors have arrived from Scandinavia and other areas of Europe. Therefore, wintering bird surveys […]

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White-Clawed Crayfish Season is Here and EcoNorth is Ready

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You may be aware of the conservation threats to our native red squirrel from the American grey squirrel however, you may not have heard of the threats to our native white-clawed crayfish, from the introduced American signal crayfish. The signal crayfish are native to North America, the problem began as the species was intentionally introduced […]

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trainee, EcoNorth, Josh

A week as a trainee

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My first week working as a trainee with EcoNorth was many things: challenging, interesting, tiring, fast-paced. The one thing it was not – boring. After being introduced to my colleagues and some of the current projects, I was sent out to assist with a breeding bird check at a demolition site. Although most of my […]

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community

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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Trees

Trees? Yes Please!

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EcoNorth is pleased to announce that we are expanding the services we offer to include inhouse Arboricultural Services.  Arborist and expert in all things trees David Beaver formally joined the team this month allowing us to offer an even more comprehensive service to our clients. As a Member of the Arboricultural Association and former Lecturer […]

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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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