Enviraculture Ecological Consultancy
We cover all ecological site types in Ireland and the U.K
Across our team we have expertise over a range of habitat types and species groups. We have in-house capability for bird, fisheries and mammal surveys. We also have expertise in specialised areas including marine mammal observation (MMO) and Hen Harrier vantage point (VP) surveys.
BIODIVERSITY & REWILDING
Enviraculture Ecological Consultancy have been delighted to work on projects that will lead to enhancement of biodiversity at local level. In 2021 we wrote the Biodiversity and Development Plan for the Earl of Dunsany Estate. We are very happy to be developing the new Biodiversity Plan for Crann in Kanturk Co.Cork.
ON-SITE ECOLOGY & MANAGEMENT PLANS
Enviraculture Ecological Consultancy has extensive experience in providing ecological supervision for a range of construction projects, including drainage and sewerage schemes, windfarms, flood relief schemes and more. We can prepare tailored Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMPs) for each project, as well as fulfilling the role of Ecological Clerk of Works (ECOW) where required.
APPROPRIATE ASSESSMENT (AA)
Enviraculture have extensive experience of undertaking AAs for a variety of projects. An Appropriate Assessment (AA) is required by the EU Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) where a project (or plan) would be likely to have a significant effect on a European, Natura 2000 designated site, either alone or in combination with other plans or projects.
Enviraculture have extensive experience of undertaking EcIAs for a variety of projects. Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) is a process of identifying, quantifying and evaluating any potential effects of proposed developments on habitats, species and ecosystems. The findings of an assessment can help the competent authorities understand ecological issues when determining planning applications for consent. EcIA can be used for the appraisal of projects of any scale. including the ecological component of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)