Senior Ecologist, BSc(Hons) GradCIEEM
M ichelle has worked in Ecological Consultancy for several years and has also volunteered for a number of nature conservation organisations over the years. She is experienced in undertaking Phase 1 habitat surveys and protected species surveys including those for bats, birds, otters, water voles, badgers, great crested newts and reptiles (including adder handling experience). She has also undertaken a variety of invertebrate surveys, specialising in bumble bee surveys. She holds a CSCS card and has worked as an Ecological Clerk of Works (ECoW) on a wide variety of sites.
Michelle has prepared Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Landscape and Ecological Mitigation Plans, Construction and Environmental Management Plans and Habitat Enhancement Schemes for a range of projects. In addition to project delivery, she is also involved with the management of Wild Service projects and advises clients on the ecological aspects of the planning process. She is experienced in analysing bat call data using a variety of software packages. She holds a Natural England great crested newt licence and Level 1 bat licence and is working towards her white-clawed crayfish licence.