Services

Ecology accompanied planning

As urban ecologists, we conduct nature surveys that include a wide range of biological groups, help develop tools to provide value for the urban natural area, build guidelines for development processes that preserve the city's natural values, and more...

Urban Ecology

Urban Ecology

As urban ecologists, we conduct nature surveys that include a wide range of biological groups, help develop tools to provide value for the urban natural area, build guidelines for development processes that preserve the city's natural values, and more...

Agroecology

Agroecology

We strive to find biological and social solutions for producing foods in agricultural areas while maintaining biodiversity in those areas. As part of our agroecology projects, we promote the implementation of sustainable farming practices...

Rehabilitation Ecology

Rehabilitation Ecology

Human activity causes massive damage and deterioration to many large areas. Ecological rehabilitation is designed to stop the damage to natural areas and work on the rehabilitation of areas that have already been affected...

Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing

In the field of remote sensing, we use information collected by satellites or by drones. Using this tool along with unique computerized platforms and advanced algorithms, we analyze, identify, and monitor many environmental and ecological issues.

GIS

GIS

We use GIS tools in all of our projects to map environmental or ecological issues, run spatial models, perform complex statistical analyses, and other uses. GIS tools are an integral part of every project we undertake from the initial stage through studying the issue and preparation of the final report.

Ecological Research

Ecological Research

As academics, we possess expertise in research fields, and we are engaged in many applicative ecological researches that highlight our capabilities in planning, preparing and conducting experiments, and finally analyzing the data with advanced scientific and statistical tools.

Ecological Field Surveys

Ecological Field Surveys

Through surveys, scientific models, and broad ecological knowledge, taking into account the constraints of the planning world, we accompany planning processes to reduce the conflict between human needs and the crucial preservation of ecosystems and their biodiversity...

Progressivism, development, and the environment will only co-exist

if we embrace principles of justice, patience, and sustainability.

ABOUT US

EcologyWise is an ecological consulting firm specializing in applied ecology and nature conservation ecology since 2005. The firm has a multi-disciplinary team, led by Dr. Guy Rotem, that specializes in applied ecology, nature conservation and field surveys to evaluate natural and landscape resources in open and urban areas. The firm provides consulting and planning services to public & private sector organizations that maintain & influence open areas, using advanced scientific tools & technologies with the goal of leading a sustainable development approach. 

OUR TEAM

Dr. Guy Rotem

Dr. Guy Rotem

Ecologist
Founder and CEO

Dr. Anat Tsafrir

Dr. Anat Tsafrir​

Ecologist
Research & Ecology Director

Yael Berner

Yael Berner

Ecologist
Urban Ecology & Planning Director

Dr. Tamir Caras

Dr. Tamir Caras

Remote Sensing Director

Noa Ballon Nahlieli

Noa Ballon Nahlieli

GIS Director

Tom Schaham

Tom Schaham

Executive Office Manager

MAJOR PROJECTS

Israel Nature and Parks Authority

Israel Nature and Parks Authority

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority manages national reserves and parks in Israel. In this context, many questions arise regarding nature conservation, ecosystem management, etc. As part of addressing complex issues, we are engaged in a wide range of surveys, researches, and collaborations together with them.

Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection

Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection

As the central regulatory body responsible for nature conservation in the country, the Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection deals with a wide range of questions in the fields of ecology, environment, and natural resource management in Israel. We work closely with the open areas division on a variety of projects and collaborations.

JNF (Jewish National Fund)

Israel's central forestry agency manages vast areas under the National Outline Plan #22. In this framework, JNF is required to answer ecological questions and issues like efficient management, large audiences, and conservation of natural values. We are on their permanent advisory team.

Lerman Ben-Shushan

Lerman Ben-Shushan

Lerman Ben-Shushan is one of the leading planning companies in Israel. Among other fields, the firm deals with leading and preparing master plans for open spaces, comprehensive plans for regional councils, and more. As part of these processes, ecological consultant guidance is required, and we play this role in many projects.

Ramat HaNegev Regional council

Ramat HaNegev Regional council

The council manages about 20% of the territory of the State of Israel, including open areas of the highest value and ecological importance. Territory management requires many types of ecological collaboration, and we are an integral part of the process.

Netivot Municipality

Netivot Municipality

Every city needs an ecologist.

PUBLICATIONS

Wheat fields as an Ecological Trap for Reptiles in a Semiarid Agroecosystem
The Effect of Anthropogenic Resources on the Space-Use Patterns of Golden Jackals
Urban Infrastructure
Survey in Arad
Ecological Effects of Afforestation
in the Northern Negev
Ecological Survey of the
Shariah Forest
ecological rehabilitation of vaiolated areas in the hyper-arid desert