Keep reading foor exciting news about our Bat Licence Training Course!!! How do I get a bat licence? I could answer it simply in three points: Hard work Long hours Effort With 17 species of bat to be confident about, as well as survey techniques and mitigation for all species, it’s no wonder bat class … Continue reading How do I get a bat licence?
I can’t believe it’s over already! This week has flown by. We have a super group of students. They all have skills to bring to the week and it’s been great getting to know everyone. They are an inquisitive lot, always asking questions, which is fantastic. That is what Core Week (and the whole course) … Continue reading Certificate Core Week 2019
Getting a great crested newt survey or research class licence level 1 (CL08) is an important qualification for an ecologist as it enables you to work closely with one of the UK’s rarest amphibians without any legal implications. Here’s some advice from Martin, who is based in the London & South East office. Although great … Continue reading How do you get a Great Crested Newt Licence?
Certificate Core Week starts on Monday! We are really looking forward to welcoming this year’s intake of students. We’ve got some fantastic new sites to go to this year which are really special. Why do we call it “Core Week”? Read our blog from last year which explains this: https://ecologytraining.co.uk/2018/04/03/one-week-to-go/ What will they learn this … Continue reading Not long to go!
Hannah is the Assistant Ecologist in the Bristol Branch. Hannah started out volunteering in the office. With a boost from the Certificate Course she then was taken on as a seasonal ecologist and is now permanent. Hannah is just one of the many success stories from our Certificate Students. Here she writes about how she … Continue reading My Journey to Ecological Consultancy
Last week we launched our brand new Bat Licence Training Course. We’ve had lots of interest and we thought we’d let you know a bit more about the first week of the course. You will have the opportunity to gain over 10 hours of bat survey work in bat-tastic Devon, including internal surveys of a … Continue reading Historic houses, churches and barns – Bat Licence Training Survey Sites
I’ve been the London & South East Branch Manager and Principal Ecologist with Acorn Ecology since April 2014. I started as an assistant ecologist in a multi-disciplinary consultancy back in 1998 and gradually moved up the ranks, working at various consultancies. During my 20 years as an ecologist, I have been taught how to write … Continue reading How to Write Ecological Reports