My placement started in the office at the Bristol branch of Acorn Ecology Ltd from May 21st to June 15th. Having been recommended the Certificate PLUS by a friend who completed the course in 2011, I was looking forward to getting stuck in and gaining lots of experience.
It’s been great having Sheila in the Exeter office. Already an accomplished field surveyor, with Natural England licences for bats, GCN and dormice, Sheila regularly gives her time for numerous volunteer surveys, including Volunteer Bat Roost Visits, butterfly counts and reptile surveys. She has spent 4 weeks learning how to tie up field work with … Continue reading Sheila’s blog – You can do it!
GCNs, Surveys and more… It is amazing what a difference four weeks spent in the right place at the right time can make. It was a great pleasure to have had a work placement at the Guildford office. Week 1 Habitat search on Magic maps, data search report writing, bat sound analysis on Analook and … Continue reading Laura in Guildford
Cathy has spent the last 4 weeks on placement in the Exeter office. She has recently graduated from a Degree in Ecology and Conservation and is enjoying a variety of different tasks that Ecological Consultants regularly carry out. Over the last 4 weeks, Cathy has been on bat emergence/re-entry surveys, reptile surveys, loft inspections, bat … Continue reading Cathy’s blog