Jenny has worked as an ecologist for over eight years with Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services. Since joining the company in 2007, she has developed a wide range of ecological skills from survey techniques to implementing mitigation strategies. Jenny has been involved in a number of projects including Phase 1 Habitat surveys, biodiversity assessments, BREEAM assessments, a range of protected species surveys including reptiles, great crested newts, bats and dormice. Jenny holds a number of bat development licenses for species such as pipistrelle, long-eared, whiskered and serotine bats.
Jenny graduated in Applied Geography from Bournemouth University in 2005 and prior to joining the company she was involved in a range of conservation projects through her voluntary work with the National Trust in Dorset. She was involved in the Heathland Project and assisted in numerous ecological surveys including ecological monitoring programmes, grazing impact assessment, and invertebrate surveys. She has extensive experience of reptile handling and surveying for which she was involved in a large translocation project whilst working for a consultancy in Kent. During her time with the National Trust Jenny was able to gain further experience of handling and surveying for reptiles and holds a sand lizard and smooth snake survey licence.
Jenny holds a great crested newt survey licence and licences for all species of bats in all counties of England as well as being a registered consultant for the Bat Low Impact Class Licence. She has also been able to gain experience of handling and surveying dormice through monitoring programmes on the Lulworth Ranges and on RSPB reserves, and has gained her own survey licence for this species.
Bat license | BREEAM assessments | Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) | Dormice license | Great crested newt license | Health and Safety | Phase 1 habitat survey | Registered consultant for Bat Low Impact Class Licence | Reptile license | UK Habitat Survey (UKHAB)