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I have been a Freelance Ecologist for the past 7 years and have worked with many consultancies over the years. My experience I have gained is as follows:

760 hours of bat work experience including both emergence and activity surveys also gained 112 hours of dormouse experience and survey work, together with having 295 hours of Reptile & Amphibian experience and survey work.

It has been a passion of mine together with being my chosen career to develop it further , whether freelance or employed.

We are ecological and environmental surveyors. Offering a wide range of surveys in Argyll and across Scotland. Our key specialist areas are butterflies, moths and freshwater invertebrates.

We are specialists in invertebrate surveys, data management and interpretation. We aim to provide professional, scientific and practical advice. We offer a full service of data collection, analysis and reporting.

We also offer workshops and demonstrations at public events.

I am a friendly down to earth individual looking to gain employment within the environmental/agricultural/animal husbandry sector. I have a host of practical ‘hands on’ experience and knowledge in many ecological, agricultural and wildlife habitat areas.

Ecological consultancy based in Bristol, providing a range of services to community groups, charities, private individuals, government bodies, businesses, and landowners inn Bristol run by Neill Talbot, providing a range of services.

Stephen Shutt, BSc (Hons) Env Sci (Open), BSc (Hons) Technology, StMInEnvSci

75 Five Locks Close,




Health and Safety:

IOSH: Managing safely certificate

LISS/CSCS: Ecologist card

I have practical experience in the following areas;

Bat surveying: activity surveys, dawn and dusk surveys, building surveys, software analysis, roost counts, hibernation surveys, box checks, Tree Surveys, NBMP Waterways and Field Surveys

Bird surveying: BTO Bird Atlas, Wetland birds, BirdTrack, Breeding Birds, Winter Bird Surveys (VP and Transect), Nocturnal Surveys, nest box monitoring

Phase 1 habitat survey (PEA)

GIS (experience of using open source programme gvSIG and QGIS)

Water quality monitoring: BMWP, ASTP, subjective analysis, nitrate, nitrite and BOD analysis

Soil sampling: bulk density, soil moisture, organic content, pH

Dormouse surveys: nest box and indication surveys

Riparian mammal surveys: presence/absence, camera trapping, otter, mink and water vole

Footprint tunnel surveys: hedgehog (PTES survey 2014/15/16), small mammals, mink rafts

NVC classification

Longworth trapping

Camera trapping

Ecologist with experience in protected species surveys, ECoW, freshwater surveys, water quality monitoring, and environmental microbiology

Gail Quartly-Bishop MCIEEM

Ecologist with 20 years' experience

Contact me for: 

  • Phase 1 habitat survey
  • Ecological appraisal
  • NVC survey
  • Botanical survey
  • HRA of project or plan
  • EIA chapter

Great crested newt survey licence holder England & Wales

    Environmental consultant based in Cheshire with over 35 years’ experience working with public authorities, communities, NGOs and the private sector to protect, conserve and enhance the natural and historic environment. My aim is to help people match their plans and aspirations with the need to safeguard the environment through common-sense and sustainable solutions.

    Ecological consultant based in Newcastle upon Tyne.  Bat and great crested newt surveys (level 1 licenced) botanical survey, habitat assessment and mapping and
    ornithology.  Prepared to travel from base to all parts of the UK.

    I have just over 12 years of experience in conservation first in land management and as a warden on a nature reserve before expanding into education and survey work. As a freelance surveyor I am currently in my 3rd season having done work for 8 different consultancies over the last 2 years. I have a first class degree in environmental science and geography finishing top of my class, a Level 2 Certificate and Diploma in Work-based Environmental Conservation and a graduate member of CIEEM. I am currently on a distinction in my Masters degree in biological recording pending the results of my dissertation. I have been involved in several projects including a couple of crayfish reintroductions, a signal crayfish control project, a crassula control project, baseline surveys for a beaver reintroduction project, putting in leaky woody debris dams for a slow the flow project, various atlases and bioblitzes, radio tracking polecats and bats, reintroducing and monitoring dormice and mapping and monitoring populations of water vole and otters.

    Independent Networked Heritage Freelancer in the North Pennines

    Support communities (of interest, geography or need) to make the best of their history, wildlife and landscapes.

    Project management & development, evaluation, fundraising 

    I am a freelance ecologist with over five year experience based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. I specialise in protected species surveys (dormice, GCN, bats, otters, water voles, badgers, breeding birds). I hold licences for GCN & dormice. 

    A motivated individual with passion and experience in parks,horticulture, conservation, ecology, community engagement and volunteers.