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Mark has worked in the ecology sector since 1987 and joined BSG Ecology in 2004.
Since joining BSG Ecology, Mark has completed a wide range of projects. These have included survey and monitoring of protected and rare flora and fauna; Ecological Impact Assessment for a variety of development projects including housing and mineral extraction; Ecological assessment of designated sites on behalf of statutory agencies; preparation of numerous ecological management plans and method statements, and design and implementation of habitat management and creation schemes.
In addition to consultancy, Mark has extensive experience of teaching ecology, habitat management, wildlife surveying and other related disciplines across a wide spectrum of adult learners. He currently delivers selected modules on a part-time basis to undergraduate and post-graduate programmes at Nottingham Trent University. Mark was a member of the IEEM Training, Education and Career Development Committee (TECDC) for six years, and has a particular interest in the provision of training to encourage and enhance biological field skills.
Before joining BSG Ecology, Mark worked for academic institutions and training providers (including BTCV), managed nature reserves on behalf of Local Authorities and a county Wildlife Trust and was a self-employed botanical surveyor. Mark’s research interests include great crested newt population studies, restoration of semi-natural grasslands for nature conservation and management of upland heaths at the catchment scale to improve the quality of potable water supplies. Mark has been an active member of the Botanical Society of the British Isles since 1997 and is the joint recorder for the Vice County of Nottinghamshire.
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