Radio-tracking training course

The next radio-tracking training course will be Thursday 9th March 2017! More information available here.

Lotty will be at CIEEM Midlands Section Conference

Lotty has been invited to give a talk on her research on bats in churches at the CIEEM Midlands Section Conference on Ecology and the Historic Environment: Conflicts and Consensus on 12th October at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire. Hope to see some of you there!

Radio-tracking training course date

New date set for our Introduction to Radio-tracking training course! 20th October 2016. More information available here.

East of England Bat Conference 2016

The East of England Bat Conference takes place on the 16th April at UEA. The programme includes WFE’s Lotty Packman talking about her work on bats in churches.

More information is available on the BCT website.

Susie is now a licensed bat worker!

Congratulations to Susie Dickinson on obtaining her Level 2 Bat Class Licence.

We now have 5 licensed bat workers on the Wild Frontier Ecology team. Susie is looking forward to getting stuck in to bat inspections this spring.

Lotty is now a Chartered Ecologist

Congratulations to Lotty, the first member of Wild Frontier Ecology to become a Chartered Ecologist!

CIEEM have recently established the Register of Chartered Ecologists which “recognises the effective application of knowledge and understanding of the science of ecology by professionals committed to the highest standards of practice.”  We hope that other members of our staff will also become Chartered Ecologists in the future.

Radio-Tracking Training Course

On 24th March 2016 Wild Frontier Ecology will be offering a one-day intensive training course: ‘Introduction to Radio-tracking’. Places are still available. For more information see the Training Courses page.

Graduate Ecologist

We are seeking a graduate ecologist to assist with our work. The ideal candidate will be a graduate with a suitable degree. Technical report writing and ecological survey experience will be an advantage. Also of importance will be the ability to work flexibly as part of a team, and good personal organisation. Candidates will have some knowledge of UK legislation and guidance for protected species and habitats, and will be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment.

A full driving licence will be required, and having your own transport will be necessary due to the rural office location. Physical fitness will be an important consideration.

Salary will be £17K pro rata. Employment period will be for one year, starting as soon as possible. The post will be based in Norfolk. The closing date for applications is  Friday 13th November 2015.

To apply, send a full CV and covering letter to rob@wildfrontier-ecology.co.uk or by post to Robert Yaxley, Wild Frontier Ecology, Unit 2, Cold Blow Farm, Great Snoring, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 0HF.

Archant’s 2015 Green 100

Wild Frontier Ecology are delighted to have been selected as one of Archant’s 2015 Green 100, published by the East Anglian Daily Times & Eastern Daily Press.

Green 100 celebrates the efforts being made by 100 Suffolk and Norfolk businesses who are actively leading the way in sustainable and environmental business practice and sharing these practices with others. Rob and John will be representing WFE at the Green 100 conference and lunch in Lowestoft on 16th October.

Radio-Tracking Training Course

This October Wild Frontier Ecology will be offering a one-day intensive training course: Introduction to Radio-tracking. For more information see the Training Courses page.