Habitat Creation

Posted by Julian Burchby on 17/06/2011

Ecosulis are delighted to have been awarded a contract to cut fenland vegetation on Frilford Heath SSSI in Oxfordshire for Natural England. 

The acid grassland, heathland and associated valley fens at Frilford Heath are unique in southern England.  The site has an exceptionally diverse flora and fauna, with over 400 species of vascular plants recorded, including many national rarities, together with rare beetles, flies, bees and other insects.  

Posted by Julian Burchby on 17/06/2011

Our team have  completed the first phase of a large reed bed creation scheme at the Attenborough Lakes Nature Reserve in Nottingham on behalf of the Environment Agency.  This involved the planting of 44,000 aquatic plants into a man made bed which will form a new reedbed covering 0.6 hectares.  

Posted by Julian Burchby on 17/06/2011

Ecosulis are delighted to have been awarded a framework agreement for the provision of tree surgery services to Wessex Water in the Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire & North Wiltshire area.  The framework will run for a period of 24 months and represents a strategic step for the company by expanding its arboricultural operations.

Commenting on the award contracts manager, Julian Burchby said “this is a great achievement for the company as we continue providing high quality services to Wessex Water and build upon our arboricultural capability”.

Posted by Julian Burchby on 17/06/2011

 

Ecosulis have been awarded a two year grounds maintenance contract for Home Farm Trust who operate homes for people with learning disabilities on sites in Stroud and Avening in the Cotswolds. 

The work involves the maintenance of the grounds with a fortnightly visit to maintain planting beds, mowing, weed control, hedge cutting and clearance of autumn leaves.  Securing this contract demonstrates the diverse range of services we can offer our clients.

Ecosulis completed the planting of 9000 native broadleaved trees following the clear felling of 16 hectares of Japanese Larch on a site on the edge of Dartmoor.  The felling was instigated by the owner as part of their plan to convert the site to a native broadleaved woodland, but the news of sudden oak death Phytophora ramorum infecting Japanese Larch adjacent to the site, focused everyone’s efforts to complete the wo

Posted by Glyn Onione on 15/04/2011

Further to the successful installation of two value engineering solutions at Rockland Broad last month the AquaticEngineering / Ecosulis team returned to the site to plant up one of the installations with local provenance Norfolk Reeds (Phragmites communis / P. australis).

Reeds on the site had been visually obscuring views from the Rockland Broad RSPB bird hide and were collected and transferred to the new installations to complete the project.