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

Landscape & Arboriculture

Wild Service offers landscape consultancy services and arboricultural (tree) surveys.

Landscape & Arboriculture

Green Infrastructure

Wild Service can support all of your green infrastructure requirements and we have close links with the Building with Nature accreditation scheme.

Green Infrastructure

About Us

W ild Service is the Ecological Consultancy for the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. As such, the company reinvests its profits into local conservation work undertaken by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.

It also means that we are part of a wider network of Wildlife Trust Consultancies enabling us to offer national delivery with local expertise.

All our work is carried out to a high professional standard in accordance with the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) code of practice.

We work with a variety of clients, ranging from individual clients to developers, as well as architects, planners, local government, public utility companies, charities, housing associations, construction and engineering companies.

If you think your development may require ecological services, please contact us for an informal discussion about how we may be able to assist you.

Contact us at info@wildservice.net

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Our Latest News

August 27, 2019
Autumn is a good time to carry out nut searches for signs of dormice. Late September is also the end of the reptile season and bat survey seasons. We start compiling the majority of European Protected Species licence (EPSL) applications from this time onward.
July 1, 2019

Bat licencing update

Natural England have granted an extension (Annex D) to Elizabeth’s Bat Mitigation Class Licence to include day and transitional roosts of low numbers of lesser horseshoe bats in addition to other bat species for which the licence can be used (i,e, small numbers of common/soprano pipistrelle, brown long-eared, Natterer’s, Brandt’s, Daubenton’s). This will speed up the licensing process for projects involving lesser horseshoe roosts of relatively low conservation status located in the southwest of England.
June 9, 2018
Bechstein Bats

Radiotracking study on Bechstein’s bats in Mammal News

A radiotracking study on Bechstein’s bats was undertaken at Worcestershire Wildlife Trust’s reserve to assess the impacts of woodland management on these rare bats. A full article by Elizabeth Pimley, Eric Palmer, Giles Sutton, Nick Downs & Johnny Birks can be found in the Mammal Society’s ‘Mammal News’ Summer 2018 Issue 181.  We provide a summary and reference list below. Summary Grafton Wood Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) near Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire is an ancient semi-natural broad-leaved […]