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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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    Job Vacancies

    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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    One of our ecologists photographed an oil beetle larvae hitchhiking a ride on this Andrena bee during a recent survey.

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    Whilst it can be difficult crawling out of bed for early morning surveys, it can be extremely rewarding such as the beautiful sunrise one of

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    We are currently looking for Principals, Seniors and Ecologists to join our friendly, welcoming and supportive team. ecological-services.co.uk/ecological-job-vacancies/

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    I've just popped a cheque in the post to donate to a very worthy cause and extremely exciting find of huge significance for bat conservation.

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    This is a video I never get tired of watching - one of our senior ecologists got this great footage of releasing this brown long-eared

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    It's that time of year again - the early spider orchids are starting to peak through!

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    The blackthorn is in full bloom at our offices today! It really feels like spring is starting - time to dust off the newt traps

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    LCES Blog

    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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