Patrick Quinn

Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) and aquatic ecologist

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Patrick Quinn BSc (Hons) AMIFM Field Ecologist, ECoW.

Patrick joined Woodrow in October 2017 as part of the Company’s plans to expand it aquatic ecological services. Patrick has extensive experience in regard to overhead line construction in sensitive peatland habitats. Patrick recently held the position of Ecological Clerk of Works on the construction of the Glenties to Gweedore 110kV high voltage grid connection in Co. Donegal from 2015-2016. Following his experience on this project, he is now designing method statements for the restoration of blanket bog habitats in Co. Donegal.

Patrick has also recently acted as ECoW on the Gweedore-Brockagh 38kV refurbishment project. In respect of the latter project, Patrick conducted extensive habitat surveys of sensitive peatland areas along the route to inform Appropriate Assessment reporting. This included lowland blanket bog, wet heath and upland blanket bog. Patrick is an Associate Member of the Institute of Fisheries Management and has extensive experience in aquatic and fisheries ecology. This includes benthic invertebrates, aquatic macrophytes, hydro-chemical water analysis and SSRS assessments, as well as species surveys and species habitat suitability surveys (including salmonids, lampreys, freshwater crayfish and freshwater pearl mussel surveys).