Our Core Services

Ecology

Delivery of all ecology aspects of client projects and practical advice on ecological constraints and opportunities to develop bespoke solutions balancing the needs of our clients with wildlife policy and law.

Ecology

Mitigation

Wild Service ecologists help to guide our clients through the planning process by offering bespoke mitigation, compensation and enhancement measures for each project, minimising cost.

Mitigation

Rural Services

Wild Service offers a full land management service which includes; various fencing, forestry services, nature trails, interpretation, accessibility, footpath creation and riverbank management.

Rural Services

Green Infrastructure

Wild Service can support all of your green infrastructure needs with our team of land managers and ecologists and is currently working on a green infrastructure benchmark for planners and developers.

Green Infrastructure

About Wild Service

W ild Service is the ecological consultancy and land management wing of the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and Avon Wildlife Trust. The company is conservation led and has developed a range of services to meet the needs of the construction, development, wildlife conservation and land based business sectors.

All our work is carried out to a high professional standard in accordance with the institute of Ecology and Environmental Managers (IEEM) code of practice. The company is also guided by the ecological ethos of the Wildlife Trusts and revenue generated by Wild Service is used to support and bolster the work of the Avon & Gloucestershire trusts.

Why work with Wild Service?

Wild Service is part of leading organisations working for wildlife in Avon & Gloucestershire. We have excellent working relationships with public authorities, landowners, businesses and local people. We work closely with stakeholders such as Natural England, the local biological record centre and local authorities.

We have an established track record of delivering a wide range of ecological and land management projects. Wild Service has access to a network of professional consultants and is a part of the National Association of Wildlife Trust Consultancies (AWTC).

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Our Latest News

January 26, 2017

Launching “Building with Nature”

For the past year, Gemma Jerome, GI Consultant with Wild Service has been leading on the Building with Nature project with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. This new, voluntary standard for the design and maintenance of green spaces in housing and commercial development is set to be launched in the Gloucestershire and Avon area in September 2017, with plans for a national rollout to follow. Building with Nature has been designed to help developers, planners and communities understand what good is when […]
January 9, 2017

Vacancy – Director of Ecology

Salary circa £30,000 plus performance related bonus, pension and life insurance Full-time permanent contract Wild Service is an Ecology and Land Management consultancy. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and Avon Wildlife Trust. The company delivers Ecological and Land management services to a broad base of clients throughout Gloucestershire, Bristol and Avon and beyond. We aim to provide an exceptional level of service through the delivery of ecology survey and assessment, mitigation services and land management […]
December 8, 2016

Wild Service ecologist obtains Natural England dormouse survey licence

We are delighted that our Senior Ecologist Laura Murray has recently been granted a Natural England dormouse survey licence, allowing her to lead surveys for the European Protected Species hazel dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius. Dormouse habitats include deciduous, mixed and coniferous woodland and hedgerows.  Dormice are found in England and Wales and are more common in southern counties.  If suitable habitat is found during initial site assessments then presence/likely absence surveys may be required. Surveys for dormice involve installing nest boxes or tubes […]

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