Welcome to LCES

Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services Ltd is an independent ecological consultancy based in Dorset. The practice was established in 2002 on a sound conservation and commercial consultancy basis. Since then, our company has expanded and our expert ecologists have the skills and experience to carry out a complete range of ecological projects. The expertise of our ecologists is built on an ongoing involvement in ecological research and voluntary survey work.

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    Admin Assistant

    The Admin Assistant's esponsibilities include phone/email management, equipment preparation for field surveys, filing, and survey coordination. The role offers a flexible, family-friendly environment, health insurance, and 28 days holiday (pro rata). Ideal candidates possess admin experience, Microsoft Office proficiency, good IT skills, and an interest in wildlife and the environment.
    £23,000 (pro rata)
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    Principal Ecologist

    The Principal Ecologist’s role will be to provide expert technical consultancy services to LC Ecological Services’ clients, provide support to other members of staff and take a lead in the implementation and development of company policies.
    From £38,500
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    Hedgerow Assessments

    We undertake hedgerow surveys using standard survey methodology from the Hedgerow Survey Handbook including an assessment as to whether a hedgerow is deemed ‘Important’ under the Hedgerow Regulations.

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    National vegetation Classification

    An NVC survey using standardised methodology is carried out when a more detailed analysis of a habitat is needed if high potential conservation importance has been identified.

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    Reptile survey and mitigation

    Reptile surveys are conducted between March and October. We then prepare reports to support planning applications, design and implement mitigation schemes. LCES have licensed rare reptile surveyors.

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