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Volunteering and donations in 2016

December 13, 2016 HannahMaben Company NewsDevonEcological ConsultancyEcologistSomerset

Despite 2016 seeing another increase in projects and workload Seasons Ecology has still found time to continue to support local wildlife projects through donations and volunteering. In February Seasons Ecology donated 50 dormouse boxes to the Woodland Trust and has coordinated and participated with monitoring as part of the PTES National Dormouse Monitoring Programme (https://ptes.org/campaigns/dormice/#ndmp). […]

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Assistant and Trainee Ecologist Positions (Zero Hours Contracts)

April 6, 2016 HannahMaben Company NewsEcological ConsultancyEcologistJobs

Are you looking to gain paid experience in the field of ecology? Seasons Ecology is seeking suitable candidates to assist with a range of surveys (but largely great crested newt and bat surveys) across the UK with potential opportunities to help with office-based tasks. This is an excellent opportunity to gain training and work alongside […]

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Devon County Council appoints Seasons Ecology to facilitate new junction for the Tiverton Eastern Urban Extension

August 18, 2015 HannahMaben Company NewsDevonEcological Consultancy

Seasons Ecology has been appointed by Devon County Council to implement the ecological mitigation associated with a new junction off the A361 near Tiverton. The Junction, referred to as the Half Cloverleaf junction and spine road, will facilitate access to/from the Tiverton Eastern Urban Extension (EUE). Tiverton EUE, located between the A361, the Great Western […]

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Bats on the Blackdowns – Supporting Local Projects

May 19, 2015 HannahMaben Company NewsDevonEcological ConsultancyProjectsSomerset

Seasons Ecology is pleased to be leading a range of bat surveys on behalf of the National Trust to inform proposals to relight the Wellington Monument on the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB). We are completing the surveys on a voluntary basis, with assistance from the Blackdown Hills Natural Futures team. The National […]

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Swapping cider for cream teas?! Seasons Ecology has moved…

January 14, 2015 HannahMaben Company NewsEcological ConsultancyEcologist

January 2015 has seen our Wellington (Somerset) office relocate six miles west across the border into Devon. The move is intended to allow us to expand to meet growing demand (not really for the cream teas!). NEW ADDRESS: Seasons Ecology, Suite 4, Swallow Court, Devonshire Gate, Tiverton, EX16 7EJ 01884 842 745 | info@seasonsecology.co.uk We […]

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2014 – a great year for bat surveys

October 1, 2014 HannahMaben Ecological ConsultancyEcologistProjects

The weather in 2014 was optimal for bats and Seasons Ecology has clocked up in excess of 500 hours of surveying at over 26 sites across eight English counties. Surveys have comprised dusk emergence, dawn re-entry and activity surveys (using both manual transects and static detectors). Such surveys largely follow on from extended Phase 1 […]

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This week marks the start of the Great Crested Newt Survey Season for Seasons Ecology…

March 20, 2014 Kate Hayward Company NewsEcological ConsultancyIndustry Update

We donned our waders earlier this week and carried out our first newt survey of the season.  It was a cool 7°C and quite breezy, but there was plenty going on in the ponds.  A few toads and common newts, moorhens, ducks and rather too many goldfish!  It’s a sure sign of spring and warmer […]

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Shropshire Council Amends Great Crested Newt Survey Planning Guidance

February 14, 2014 HannahMaben Ecological ConsultancyIndustry Update

Shropshire Council has amended their Natural Environment Development Guidance Note 1 – When is an ecological assessment required?  This note is one of a series of guidance notes published by Shropshire Council.  The aim of this particular document is to give clear and concise advice to developers and members of the public on when a […]

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Great Crested Newts – Seasons Ecology Benefits

January 22, 2014 HannahMaben Ecological Consultancy

Hannah and Kate have over 25 years’ experience of undertaking great crested newt surveys and managing projects relating to great crested newts.  Between them they have held licences to survey great crested newts for over 20 years and have undertaken surveys in England, Wales and Scotland. Throughout their careers Kate and Hannah have advised on […]

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Ecology – An Industry Update from 2013

January 16, 2014 HannahMaben Ecological ConsultancyEcologist

2013 saw a number of changes within the ecology sector, many of which aim to improve standards and efficiency.  Here is a summary of just a few: Royal Charter for the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management In spring 2014 IEEM was granted its Royal Charter and the professional membership body is now known as […]

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