Graduate Ecologist, BSc (Hons)
B eccy joined Wild Service in 2020 having completed an Undergraduate Degree in Environmental Science. Beccy has professional experience of undertaking bat surveys and assessments, reptile surveys and translocations, great crested newt surveys, Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW), as well as assisting in the preparation of ecological reports and production of maps in QGIS (including Phase 1 habitat maps).
During her BSc studies, Beccy gained knowledge and experience in GIS mapping using QGIS, and environmental law, as well as undertaking various fieldwork projects, such as studying the effect of climate change on invertebrates in hot springs in the Sierra Nevada. She has also completed Ecology Training UK’s ‘Certificate in Ecological Consultancy’, during which she gained experience in Phase 1 Habitat and PEA Surveys, survey techniques for protected species, botany, wildlife law, hedgerow assessments and invasive species. Beccy has also carried out practical volunteering with the Wildlife Trusts, as well as being involved in hedgehog conservation through volunteering at Help a Hedgehog Hospital.