Bat training courses for Spring 2020.
2020 is going to be a busy year for Ecology Training UK! Over 50 short courses are in the pipeline and many of them are online ready to be booked! New courses this year include Beaver Ecology and Surveying with a field trip to see beaver signs and a beaver watch on the River Otter, … Continue reading 2020 Courses Launched!
Congratulations to our newest Certificate in Ecological Consultancy Graduates! The exam and graduation day yesterday was a great event and everyone passed their exam! Certificates were handed out in the afternoon to cheers and whistles! Five students gained Distinction for their marked assignments and Edward Lim was awarded Student of the Year with the highest … Continue reading Congratulations!
In the UK there are 6 different species of reptile; three snakes and three lizards. These animals play an important role in proper ecosystem functioning through controlling insect and rodent population numbers. Reptiles are also a source of food for many animals including hedgehogs, badgers and birds, but unfortunately all populations in the UK are … Continue reading Reptile Surveys – A Brief Guide
A Preliminary Ecological Appraisal, or PEA, is the initial scoping assessment of an area of land, for its potential to support protected species, based on the habitats it supports and signs of protected species. PEA’s are required to inform what further surveys for protected species are required, as part of the planning process. The aim … Continue reading What is a Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA)?
As an ecologist you are going to need some reference books. But with SO MANY books out there, how do you know where to spend your money and get the most out of it? Number one on our recommendation list is How to Become an Ecological Consultant by Sue Searle. It’s full of tips and … Continue reading Ecology Book Reviews