Looking for ecology jobs and want to make a good impression? Heading back to a seasonal job and want to take on more surveys and greater responsibility? Make use of the early training dates and get your extra skills in place before survey season starts. We have two courses at the beginning of March: Bats … Continue reading Smarten up for the Survey Season!
Have you just started out on your ecology path? Perhaps you already have a job as a Trainee Ecologist or Assistant Ecologist, or a couple of seasons of experience under your belt. It is always a good idea to assess your progress at least annually and see what gaps you have in your knowledge. It … Continue reading Career guidance: Specialising and how to do it
In these cold and dreary days we are looking forward to summer coming again, and the survey season starting. We will also be welcoming our Certificate 2018 students to our branches. Our PLUS course students spend 4 weeks working alongside experienced ecologists in our branches. Looking back to last year, here’s Ian’s experiences in the … Continue reading Ian’s Placement in Bristol
A Phase 1 habitat survey is a system of mapping habitats as a baseline to further survey work and is the industry standard used by ecologists throughout the UK. The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) has written guidance to the classification of each habitat type. This often refers to the landscape structure (e.g. pH of … Continue reading What is a Phase 1 habitat survey?
What does 2018 have in store for you? The New Year is always a good time to set some goals for the year ahead and make plans. What are your career goals? How can you progress in your career in 2018? Maybe you completed a degree last year and are looking for a job, or … Continue reading Happy New Year!
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