Emily joined BSG Ecology in March 2017 as an ecologist and is based in the Hathersage office; prior to this she worked for three years at a multi-disciplinary consultancy in Suffolk. She also holds a BSc in Ecology from the University of Sheffield. Emily’s work includes protected species survey, extended phase 1 habitat survey and assisting with mitigation projects. Emily is also involved in the preparation of fee proposals, biological impact assessments, BREEAM reports and management plans.
Emily holds a Level 1 Natural England Survey Class licence for great crested newts and also has experience of carrying out surveys for bats, reptiles, badger, otter and water vole. She has also been involved in bat, reptile, badger and great crested newt mitigation projects.
She has also recently acquired a Level 2 Natural England Survey Class licence for bats. She gained the experience for her licence partly through her professional experience and also through her work with local bat groups in Essex, Hertfordshire and Derbyshire Bat Groups. Emily has been involved in radio-tracking for the Nathusius’ pipistrelle monitoring project for the Essex Bat Group.