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Pine Martens

Pine Martens,Pine Marten Breeding Den Surveys


Pine marten and their dens are protected under:

  • The Wildlife Act 1976 and Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000

When do I need to get in touch?

Pine martens are typically found in woodlands and occasionally crag habitats. If you are planning works near these habitats or are unsure as to whether pine marten could be present get in touch with us. Alternatively a sites potential to support pine marten is usually identified within a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal / Phase 1 Survey.

How can EcoÉireann help me?

We advise you on pine marten protection and your options. We undertake all types of pine marten surveys, licencing and mitigation. We apply best practice guidelines along with our in-depth knowledge of pine marten, habitat requirements and present the results in our detailed professional reports to inform and support your projects planning application or other consenting process.