I wanted to share this on our blog, as I think that working conditions for ecologists is a real issue – I hear reports of car accidents after bat surveys, instances of mental health problems and people who have left the industry because of the working conditions and I genuinely find the way that some, […]
About Jo Pedder
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Entries by Jo Pedder
NPPF Update – Ecology and Biodiversity Discussion A revised National Planning Policy Framework has been published today. The document sets out the government’s planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied. The most relevant sections to our work are repeated below and I have commented on some of the more directly […]
Prime Environment are recruiting an Ecologist (or Senior Ecologist) to join the Cambridge office. Working in collaboration with the Principal Ecologist, you will deliver field work and reporting in the south east. You will be responsible for managing clients and their projects, keeping to budget and managing subcontractors, all with support from the ecology team. […]
We are delighted to announce that Hayley Farnell is now Principal Ecologist. Hayley has worked very hard developing our Cambridge office for some time now and has excelled leading the team here. Our client base in Cambridge is growing year on year and we continue to attract interesting projects for high profile clients. Hayley manages […]
Natural England are currently consulting on a proposal to introduce charges for wildlife licences. Natural England states that it “want[s] to ensure this service offers value for money for licence applicants and the taxpayer and achieves good outcomes for wildlife.” We work with our clients when they need a wildlife licence from Natural England, for […]
Prime Environment is really pleased to welcome their newest recruit – Emma Thomas. Emma joins the Cambridge office as an Assistant Ecologist to support our work in the South East. Emma has returned to consulting after a few years contributing to academic research on the front lines of conservation biology. Her previous experience working as […]
Legislation update Overview The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 came into force on 30th November 2017. The Regulations consolidate and update the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010, which have been updated a total of 10 times since they were last consolidated in 2010. As such, the new set of Regulations seeks […]
We are currently interviewing for a graduate or assistant ecologist to join our Cambridge office. Click here for more details.
We are really proud to announce that our second office is now open in Cambridge. It has been a long time coming, especially for our until-now homeworking senior ecologist Hayley Farmell. We’ve got a lovely site in a rural location just west of Cambridge (in Knapwell), with nice easy access to the A14 and M1 […]
This is just a quick update to announce that our Central office has moved from Belper to Cromford in Derbyshire. Although we didn’t want to leave Belper (three of us live there, and two could walk to work), we outgrew the office and it wasn’t really fit for purpose for an ecology consultancy – lugging great […]
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