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Richard Green Ecology Ltd

Providing ecological services, including: bat & other protected species surveys; Phase I & NVC habitat surveys; ecological impact assessments; European protected species licence applications. We also provide training. Please contact us if you require a bespoke course or if you are an ecologist looking to increase your knowledge & experience.

Short Courses

Contact For Details Ecology and Survey - Intensive Vocational Training Course 10 Days

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk c-js.info/3zi63Vp

Starts April 2022.  This comprehensive vocational course covers ecology and survey techniques for habitats, bats, badgers, birds, dormice, great crested newts, reptiles and invasive species, data interpretation and report writing. The 10-day course consists of classroom and practical sessions, providing current expert knowledge and practical field experience.

Cost £1,350 before January 2022, £1,450 thereafter

05/04/2022 Introduction to Bat Ecology and Survey Techniques 1 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This course provides an introduction to key skills, experience and knowledge necessary for undertaking professional bat work in the UK. The course is a mix of class, practical and fieldwork, taught by an expert bat ecologist.

Cost £200

06/04/2022 Bat Call Analysis 1 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This one-day classroom-based course focuses on the analysis of bat calls recorded on full spectrum, broadband time expansion or frequency division bat detectors. Use of AnalookW, Anabat Insight (Titley), Bat Explorer (Elekon) and Kaleidoscope (Wildlife Acoustics) software packages is covered, though the illustrated identification features will apply to other sound analysis software. You will need to bring your own laptop with software packages preinstalled.

Cost £160

07/04/2022 Introduction to QGIS for Ecological Consultants and Wildlife Surveyors 2 Days

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

The course is aimed at ecological consultants who need to produce professional looking phase 1 habitat maps and import, manipulate and display other ecological data, such as bat activity transect maps. The course is designed for those with little to no experience in using GIS software; knowledge of QGIS? is not required. Attendees should be comfortable with using computers, have experience of a range of software and be familiar with common operations such as file management etc. It does not teach how to undertake a phase 1 habitat survey or undertake bat sound analysis.

Cost £295

25/04/2022 Reptile Ecology, Survey, Mitigation and Adder Handling 1 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This course is designed to enable you to identify UK reptile species, identify suitable reptile habitat, undertake reptile survey and develop reptile mitigation strategies. The course is part classroom and part field based to provide practical survey and handling experience.

Cost £140

25/04/2022 Intoduction to Schedule 9 Invasive Species 0.5 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This course introduces invasive plant species found in the UK and their legal status. This course includes identification of commonly occurring invasive plants, information on early recognition, and their control.

Cost £30

26/04/2022 Badger Ecology and Surevy 1 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk c-js.info/2HbeKd0

This introductory course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to undertake badger surveys and provide reports in accordance with best practice guidance. Attendees should be comfortable with walking outdoors on rough terrain, as the course will include a visit to a badger sett.

Cost £120 + £20 optional badger evening watch

26/04/2022 Combined Badger ecology and Survey with Development, Licences and Mitigation 2 Days

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk c-js.info/2HbeKd0

This course combines the 'Badger ecology & survey' course on day 1 with the 'Badgers & development, licences & mitigation' course on day 2

Cost £250 + £20 optional badger evening watch

27/04/2022 Badgers and Development, Licences and Mitigation 1 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This course is aimed at people who have attended our ?Badger ecology and surveying? course or are already experienced in undertaking badger surveys and have a good understanding of badger ecology. Following attendance, you should be able to design appropriate survey and mitigation strategies and successfully apply for badger disturbance/exclusion licences.

Cost £150

27/04/2022 Great Crested Newt Ecology and Survey Techniques 2 x 0.5 Days

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This is introductory course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to undertake GCN surveys and is aimed at those working in consultancy or conservation. This course is part classroom and part field based. Course content

Cost £120

28/04/2022 Hazel Dormouse Ecology and Survey Techniques 1 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This introductory course will provide the skills and knowledge to undertake surveys for hazel dormouse. The course is part classroom and part field based.

Cost £120

29/04/2022 Introduction to Bird and Survey Techniques 0.5 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This classroom-based course covers when a bird survey may be required and provides an introduction to key skills, experience and knowledge necessary for undertaking a range of professional bird surveys in the UK.

Cost £50

07/07/2022 Combined Otter Ecology and Survey with Development and Mitigation 2 Days

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This course combines the 'Otter ecology & survey' course on day 1 with the 'Otters & development & mitigation' course on day 2

Cost £250

08/07/2022 Otters and Development and Mitigation 1 Day

Woodbury, Exeter, Richard Green Ecology 01395 239234 office@richardgreenecology.co.uk www.richardgreenecology.co.uk/training/

This advanced course is aimed at people who have attended our ?Otter ecology and survey? course or are already experienced in undertaking otter surveys and have a good understanding of otter ecology. Following attendance, you should be able to design appropriate survey and mitigation strategies and successfully apply for otter mitigation licences.

Cost £150

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