Our Core Services


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.



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.


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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Hectares surveyed


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Our Latest News

January 14, 2018

Vacancy: Ecologist

Ecologists Salary: Competitive dependent on experience Closing date: 31st January 2018. Location: Gloucester or Bristol Wild Service Ecological Consultancy is growing and we are looking to grow our team of highly motivated ecologists with good ecological knowledge of a range of habitats and species, experience of providing high quality ecological advice, and excellent communication skills. We are looking for an experienced Ecologist to cover maternity leave and two Seasonal Ecologist to support the team between March and September. The Ecologist […]
January 14, 2018

Vacancy: Principal Ecologist

Principal Ecologist Salary: Competitive Closing date: 31st January 2018 Location: Bristol or Gloucester Wild Service is growing and we wish to appoint a Principal Ecologist to lead and develop the ecology department. 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 […]
May 8, 2017
Lesser Horseshoe Bat – Photo Credit: Thomas Foxley

Bat Survey season has started – Avoid development delays!

Bat survey season has started and runs until September. Bats are highly protected and threatened by development and as a result, any works or planning consent where bats may be impacted must be evaluated by a suitably qualified ecologist. Our Natural England licensed bat ecologists will typically conduct an initial building or tree assessment to assess the potential for bats to be using the site. Follow-up surveys may be necessary to determine the nature of the use of the site […]

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