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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 by following us on LinkedIn!

October 2012

02 October 2012

Biodiversity Offsetting - a pilot scheme from DEFRA

ECOSA is keen to assist developers and offset providers taking part in pilot Biodiversity Offsetting schemes. Read more about this new opportunity...

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July 2012

02 July 2012

ECOSA supports the Magic Wand Appeal

A bat walk guided by one of ECOSA's bat experts is to be auctioned to raise funds for the Magic Wand Appeal.

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March 2012

27 March 2012

Ecobuild competition winner and answers announced

Congratulations go to Sue Schwartz who will shortly be receiving her prize of vouchers for River Cottage. For those who just wanted to know if they were looking at the skull or a furze-pig or a brock read on.

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March 2012

13 March 2012

Natural England now empowered with civil sanctions

Natural England is now able to impose civil sanctions for infringements of European Protected Species Mitigation (EPSM) licences.

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February 2012

28 February 2012

ECOSA takes wildlife competition to Ecobuild 2012

ECOSA will be exhibiting at Ecobuild 2012, 20th-22nd March. Find us on the Biodiversity Pavilion and try your hand at our competition about UK wildlife for the chance to win a fabulous foody experience at River Cottage.

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February 2012

14 February 2012

ECOSA experts' article on the western barbastelle bat

Recently published in the Hampshire Biodiversity Information Centre (HBIC) Newsletter, Trevor Codlin and Tristan Norton offer advice to help in the detection of the western barbastelle (Barbastella barbastellus).

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January 2012

23 January 2012

New guidance on dormouse survey requirements

Natural England have issued a new advice note aimed at reducing the number of inadequate surveys they are receiving with mitigation licence applications.

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