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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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    Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) published new guidance in January 2019 for bats surveys at wind farm sites. These new guidelines are entitled “Bats and onshore wind turbines – survey, assessment and mitigation”. The document incorporates findings from the latest research on the impact of wind farms on bats.  It is endorsed by all the statutory […]

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  • Non-volant mammal surveys 2019

    We are one of the leading companies in Ireland providing mammal surveys and assessments. We provide expert advise on both bats and terrestrial non-volant (i.e. non-flying) mammals. We undertake surveys for all terrestrial non-volant mammal species in Ireland, including Badger, Otter, Red Squirrel, Pine Marten, and non-native American Mink, among others. Our staff are fully […]

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  • Filming a documentary on Sea Lampreys

    We were delighted to work recently with BBC Earth on a documentary on Sea Lampreys Petromyzon marinus. The filming took place during early-June 2017 on the old River Shannon at Castleconnell, Co Limerick. This is part of the Lower River Shannon Special Area of Conservation, and Sea Lampreys are a key conservation interest of this […]

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  • Major new book – Wildlife and Wind Farms

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  • Surveying wintering birds in the Irish Midlands

    Our staff are currently undertaking a number of wintering bird surveys in the Irish Midlands. Here we have provided some photos and videos from bird surveys we undertook during December 2015. Our bird surveys are undertaken to inform both the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Natura Impact Statement (NIS) reports being prepared for proposed wind energy […]

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