Lasius emarginatus (Olivier, 1792) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) confirmed as a British species [Update]

Posted by Mike Williams BSc (Hons) AIEEM on 01/17/2011
In June 2008 Ecosulis discovered the first known colony of the ant Lasius emarginatus in mainland Britain. This blog provides an update regarding the status of the colony.

Badger Baitmarking Surveys – Why, When and What?

Posted by Hannah Maben - BSc (Hons) MIEEM on 01/14/2011
Developments that are likely to significantly affect a badger groups territory (for example direct habitat loss or severance) or cannot avoid damage or destruction of an important sett are likely to require baitmarking surveys to inform mitigation. This Ecosulis Blog considers when baitmarking is necessary and outlines the process involved in completing this work, including an outline of the timing implications associated with seasonal constraints, the planning system and licensing process in respect to badgers.

Great Crested Newt Mitigation Success for Ecosulis

Posted by James Tristram BSc (Hons) on 01/14/2011
2010 saw an end to a long term mitigation strategy designed and implemented by Ecosulis. The consultancy team were pleased to report back positive results for the scheme which saw an overall 50% rise in the great crested newt population since monitoring began.

Great Crested Newt Fencing and Reptile Fencing

Posted by Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 01/14/2011
Reptile fencing and newt fencing projects can be undertaken at any time of the year. As a company we have installed over 200,000m of fencing and have 20 years experience using a variety of methods

Innovative Ecologists Maximize BREEAM Credits

Posted by Marina Martin BSc & Hannah Maben BSc MIEEM on 01/12/2011
Suitably Qualified Ecologists from Ecosulis have been compiling Code for Sustainable Homes, EcoHomes and BREEAM Ecology Reports for a range of clients for a number of years and to date have completed around 50 reports. A number of the schemes Ecosulis has provided input into have been awarded high ecology credits and have achieved ratings of excellent. We have even advised on award winning schemes!

Testimonials for Ecosulis Ltd

Posted by on 01/11/2011
After 20 years of business we feel that we deliver high quality services on time and at competitive rates. But please don't take our word for it - see what our clients have to say...

Ecosulis Takes on a New Contracts Manager

Posted by Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 01/05/2011
Through the appointment of our new Contracts Manager, Ecosulis significantly enhances its forestry, tree planting and landscaping capabilities throughout the UK.

How to Implement Successful Tree Planting Projects

Posted by Julian Burchby on 01/05/2011
Tree planting has many benefits and there is still time this year to implement your tree planting projects. We are also able to advise you on ways to gain tree planting and woodland grants and on the best ways to management your tree stock once established. With experienced and qualified staff we can design, supply, plant and maintain all types of tree planting schemes.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted by Hannah Maben - BSc (Hons) MIEEM on 12/22/2010
We at Ecosulis would like to wish all our clients, associates and visitors to our Blog a very Merry Christmas. Thank you for your continued support and interest in Ecosulis, 2010 has been a very exciting year for us.

Alan Feest Becomes an External Reviewer for the Greek, Russian, German and Serbian Governments

Posted by Dr Alan Feest PhD FCIWEM MIEEM PGCE on 12/22/2010
Ecosulis is pleased to announce that Dr Alan Feest our Scientific Advisor has been appointed by the Greek Deputy Minister for Education, Life Long Learning and Religious Affairs Prof. John Panaretos, to act as an external reviewer for the research program 'Archimedes III', which aims at the 'Enhancement of Research Groups at the Technological Educational Institutes of Greece'. This builds upon the work he has undertaken on behalf of the Russian, German and Serbian Governments.

Vegetation Clearance Works in 2010

Posted by Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 12/20/2010
Vegetation clearance or tree clearance is often one of the first steps required as part of land clearance projects and is often required to facilitate development or to manage conservation areas. Ecosulis is usually one of the first organisations on a site to undertake these works.

Ecosulis Ecological Surveys Continue Through the Winter Months

Posted by Sara King BSc (Hons) on 12/15/2010
The cold weather and dropping temperatures mean that several species in the UK hibernate, migrate or reduce their activity levels over the winter months. However, there are still a wide variety of ecological surveys that can be undertaken by Ecosulis during the winter months.