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National Buzzard Day

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The 15th of March is National Buzzard Day in the US! Although that our American cousins refer to Turkey Vultures as ‘Buzzards’, we thought that it would be a good time to celebrate Britain’s most common bird of prey. Especially as March sees the beginning of our breeding bird survey season. The start of spring […]

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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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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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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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