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News from ECOSA

Bringing you all the latest in ecological matters and news from the ECOSA team, we will keep you updated on relevant events and inform of any legislation changes that may affect your project. You can also keep up with us on the go at LinkedIn and Google+!

November 2016

10 November 2016

ECOSA are proud sponsors of the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2017

We are honoured to be sponsoring the Excellence in Planning for the Natural Environment category.

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November 2016

08 November 2016

ECOSA welcomes back Frances King-Smith, Principal Ecologist

Frankie is ready to take on new challenges on her return from maternity leave, aiming to become ECOSA’s second Registered Consultant for the Natural England Bat Low Impact Class Licence (BLICL).

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November 2016

08 November 2016

ECOSA meets construction professionals at Constructionline event

Samantha Munslow, Company Manager and Principal Ecologist, talks to construction industry professionals about our specialist surveying and assessment capabilities.

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July 2016

12 July 2016

ECOSA client wins Sussex Heritage Trust Award 2016

MH Architects Ltd and Elberry Properties Ltd take home an Award for their redevelopment scheme at the Grade II Listed former Chichester District Museum, where ECOSA provided all necessary ecological works.

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July 2016

08 July 2016

ECOSA ladies take on Pretty Muddy Race for Life

Laura, Georgie, Jo, Sophie and Lizzie raise just over £400 for Cancer Research UK!

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July 2016

05 July 2016

RTPI Planning Convention 2016 and ECOSA Competition Results

The ECOSA team attended the 2016 RTPI Planning Convention in June. We also reveal the answers to our competition...

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June 2016

28 June 2016

Impact of Brexit on Wildlife Legislation

An update on current wildlife legislation in light of the UK's vote to leave the European Union.

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February 2016

29 February 2016

Updated Bat Survey Guidelines

The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) has now published the third edition of ‘Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists: Good Practice Guidelines'.

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February 2016

15 February 2016

Avoid costly delays during Great Crested Newt survey season

If there is a waterbody on your site, or within 500m of the site boundary, you may need to consider the impacts of your development on great crested newt as part of your planning application.

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February 2016

10 February 2016

New Ecologist at ECOSA

ECOSA welcome Sophie Lancaster to the team.

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January 2016

18 January 2016

New Ecological Impact Assessment Guidelines

Potential legal, policy, design and implementation implications for developers. 

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