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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.

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

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.

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.

I am seeking more opportunities as a seasonal ecologist for the upcoming season. I have an MSc in Environmental Conservation and 3 years of experience working as a seasonal ecologist, I have a dormouse license and a CSCS card for professionals. 

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 

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. 

Having completed a BSc in Countryside Conservation I am now undertaking a part time Msc in Biological Recording and Ecological Recording with Manchester Metropolitan University. I am looking for work that will compliment this and add to my experience

I am a recent Durham Biosciences graduate seeking a career in Ecology in which I can gain professional accreditation with CIEEM as a chartered Ecologist. I have field survey and report experience from my degree and am keen to develop further skills.

Jade Flear O'Rourke BSc (Hons)

5 years experience

Natural England licences: Bat, Barn Owl, Great Crested Newt

Professional Indemnity & Public Liability insurances

HS2 passport, Highways England passport, CSCS card, Safety Critical certificate

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.

Hard working, knowledgable graduate seeing work in a braod range of sectors including, but not limited to: 
Ecological Consultancy (including sub-contracting/subbie)

Environmetnal Consultancy

Surverying

GIS, cartography and mapping

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.

GIS digital mapping and Small Business IT Consultant since 2001 with expertise in renewable energy, conservation, woodlands/forestry and agri-environment work.

  • GIS map production
  • Spatial Data Management
  • Bespoke ArcGIS Training
  • GIS/GPS Field surveys

I am an Ecologist with eight years experience to date, incluidng consultancy. A competent field surveyor and report writer with NE licence holder for dormouse, great crested newt and barn owl. Competent also in QGIS and map creation.

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