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We're recruiting ecologists

Friday, 24 March 2017 14:49 [ Survey news ]

Calling all ecologists! We're currently recruiting seasonal staff & subcontractors for projects across South Wales, Southern England & the Midlands. Some of the opportunities are short-notice and short-term, but others will last through the spring and summer.

If you're interested, please ...


Winter is still survey season

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 17:54 [ Survey news ]

The cold season means that many vertebrates, invertebrates and plants are in hibernation or some other form of dormancy; so it is usually a quieter time for professional ecologists. However, not everything stops for winter. We can still conduct a range of ecological surveys for a variety of... Read more...


Snailing on Rùm

Sunday, 19 July 2015 10:04 [ Survey news ]

Tomorrow morning we're taking the CalMac ferry to the Scottish inner
hebridean island of Rùm in search of rare snails. We're looking for tiny whorl snails (Vertigo species), guided by maps of Schoenus nigricans (black bog-rush, often associated... Read more...


Add an Adder campaign still going strong

Friday, 30 September 2011 21:46 [ Survey news ]

It is encouraging to see that Amphibian and Reptile Conservation's "Add an Adder" recording campaign ( is still going strong after six years. In this time it has gathered well over 4,000 records of... Read more...


Time to "Make the Adder Count"!

Thursday, 17 February 2011 18:44 [ Survey news ]

Spring isn't quite here yet, and there's undoubtedly plenty more cold miserable weather to come, but there are already signs of the reptiles waking up. Reports have come in today from Chris Dresh (ARC Dorset Field Officer) of a sand lizard at Great Ovens Hill and an adder at Lytchett Heath in... Read more...


"We applied to build a barn to be sited on an arable field.  The council asked for a biodiversity appraisal, and placed a short deadline for receipt. We engaged Dr Chris Gleed-Owen who made a site visit within days, and delivered a fully researched report with plans, species list and recommendation a few days later, within the required timescale.  We have therefore avoided the need for extensions and delays.  Thank you Chris.

Susan Ross, Frankham Farm, Ryme Intrinseca


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