News Category: Ecology

Scotland Net Zero: Onshore Wind and Peat

Scotland Net Zero: Onshore Wind and Peat

In 2019, the Scottish Parliament voted on updates to the Climate Change (Scotland) Act which included setting a national, binding target of Net Zero carbon emissions by 2045. The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has been monitoring Scotland’s progress on reducing emissions, and recently published its October 2020 Progress Report for Reducing Emissions in Scotland.…

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The UK Ecology Team Reflect on a Busy 2020 Survey Season

The UK Ecology Team Reflect on a Busy 2020 Survey Season

With both the ecology survey season and the financial year coming to a close, the Arcus Ecology Team has taken time to reflect on what has been another incredibly busy and rewarding year. Despite the unique challenges Covid-19 posed to carrying out surveys, the team has been able to keep projects on track by delivering…

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Winter Wildcat Surveys

Our experienced ecologists are currently braving the harsh Scottish winter, in the search for the elusive Scottish wildcat. Surveys for one of Britain’s rarest mammals are best carried out in winter, and any site north of the central belt should be considered for a wildcat survey.

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Arcus Sponsors the Bat Conservation Trust’s Good Practice Guidelines Publication

Arcus is pleased to sponsor the Bat Conservation Trust’s publication ‘Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists: Good Practice Guidelines’ (3rd edition). The guidelines were revised, updated and reviewed by experts and feature new chapters and content. This is the essential reference guide for professional ecologists working with bats. The ‘bat activity season’ is nearly upon us!…

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