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The quality of our environmental consultancy team places us at the fore-front of our industry...

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We are an independently managed and owned small business, established in 1999. We are a team of chartered ecologists and environmental scientists. All our staff and sub-consultants are full members of at least one of the following professional institutes: Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, Royal Society of Biology, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, Institute of Fisheries Management, or equivalent.


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ECOFACT employs permanent full time senior environmental consultancy staff, field ecologists and temporary seasonal staff. We have a team of up to 10 in-house ecologists and consultants at any time, and engage environmental scientists and ecologists with specialist skills as required on a project basis.

We employ environmental scientists and ecologists with specialist skills in habitats and vegetation, water management, marine and freshwater fisheries, water and sediment quality, aquatic ecology, ornithology, mammal ecology (including bats), entomology, forestry, habitat management and restoration and conservation legislation and policy.

ECOFACT place an emphasis on Continuing Professional Development (CPD), ensuring that our environmental consultancy team maintains up-to-date knowledge of environmental legislation and relevant regulations, current and emerging issues and environmental best practice guidelines. The quality of our environmental consultancy team places us at the fore-front of our industry.


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