Assistant Ecologist, BSc(hons)
J ulia has been worked with Wild Service for several years. Julia has a keen interest in bat ecology and in addition to undertaking professional bat surveys and assessments, she has also studied bats in Ghana, West Africa.
She is also experienced in a range of other ecological surveys including Phase 1 habitat assessments, protected species surveys, reptile surveys and translocations, great crested newt and dormouse surveys. Julia’s additional skills include advanced data analysis and GIS mapping using various software packages including QGIS and ArcGIS. In addition to project delivery, she also assists with the management of Wild Service projects. Julia has also spent time volunteering on conservation projects with the Gloucestershire Bat Group and the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. Julia is a student member of CIEEM and is currently working towards her Natural England bat and great crested newt licences. Julia is completing a Masters Degree in Applied Ecology at the University of Gloucestershire, where she is undertaking a research project at a Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust wetland reserve on the effects of habitat management on bird diversity and abundance.