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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.

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

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.

My professional experience includes 20 years of project coordination and program management. 

Three key words to describe my work ethic include: Organised  Scientific  Reliable.

Recently I successfully completed my MSc in Biodiversity Conservation. 

Independent Networked Heritage Freelancer in the North Pennines www.conchie.co

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

Project management & development, evaluation, fundraising 

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

A highly motivated individual with a proven track record of success. A passion for conservation which I want to share with others. MRes Endangered Species Recover and Conservation degree holder. Looking for a chance to apply my skills and knowledge.

Over 25 years of successfully creating and delivering ambitious and transformative visions in education, culture, tourism and entertainment in the commercial and non-for-profit sectors.

Outdoor learning consultant and field work provider. Organising, developing, planning and leading curriculum linked field trips for visiting schools

Consultation service for schools.  Providing INSET training on outdoor learning in their school grounds.  

I enjoy being busy, and since 2012 I have worked with two private Ecological Consultancies on a freelance basis, carrying out roost visits and Emergence and Re-entry bat surveys. I have a bat licence to disturb and handle bats.


It was whilst studying for the MSc that I started work as a Countryside Ranger for DWR Cymru Welsh Water.

I carry out freelance invertebrate and bird surveying and have worked for Natural Resources Wales, The Elan Valley Trust, Elan Links, The Brecknock Wildlife Trust and private conservationists.

I am used to speaking to groups of people and have given a variety of presentations to interested groups about bees and wasps, and a rewarding part of my conservation work is to teach about aculeates.

 I have led workshops for the public about bees, both bumblebees and solitary species. Usually, I will combine a morning presentation with an afternoon out in the field. In a freelance capacity, it has been my pleasure to have led Identification Workshops for the Elan Valley Trust, Radnorshire Wildlife Trust, and the Biodiversity Information Service; the Local Records Centre for Breconshire, Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire.

Environmental professional with extensive strategic, policy, tender, funding and project management experience both home and overseas. 

A fully indentured precision engineer with practical conservation, team leadership skillset.

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