Appointment of Ecologist

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IDA Ireland intend to carry out maintenance dredging works to Loughmore Canal, Limerick. The canal runs for approximately 1.0 kilometres through Loughmore Common Turlough PHNA, a shallow often dry turlough supporting an inland assembly of typically saltmarsh plant species as well as Groenlandia Densa which is a protected species under the Wildlife Acts 1976 and 2000. The canal is a sealed, raised, artificial drainage channel with connectivity to the turlough. In April 2022 the National Parks and Wildlife Service issued licence No. FL08/2021 – amended to IDA Ireland permitting IDA to take protected flora, alter or otherwise interfere with the habitat or environment of a species of protected flora. The successful applicant will be required to provide the following:  Assist in the compilation of design and tender documents for the appointment of a competent contractor  Full time supervision on site.  Ensure the requirement of the NPWS Licence are complied with. This included the requirements or recommendations included in the Triturus Environment Services Report.  Carry out such ecological surveys and reports as are necessary.  Translocation of Groenlandia Densa as necessary.  Translocation of frogs as necessary.  Marking locations of rare plants such as Groenlandia Densa and Hordeum Secalinum and their habitats.  Identifying and addressing any other environmental issues which may arise e.g. potential contamination of water and/or silt.


01/07/2022 12:00:00

71313000-5  Environmental engineering consultancy services
71300000-1  Engineering services
71310000-4  Consultative engineering and construction services
71350000-6  Engineering-related scientific and technical services
71500000-3  Construction-related services
71510000-6  Site-investigation services
71521000-6  Construction-site supervision services

IDA Ireland
Three Park Place
Hatch Street Upper
Dublin 2
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Eoin Cronin

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Contract Notice (eTenders) 21/06/2022 12:01
Appointment of Ecologist
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