This beginner course will make use of both online and in-person learning to introduce you to skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in ecological consultancy, specifically related to faunal surveys.

Tutor: Mike Dean

Mike has been an Ecological Consultant since 1997, a career choice born out of a love of the outdoors and a passion for wildlife​. He is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM), a Chartered Ecologist and a Chartered Environmentalist. His specialism is protected species, with a focus on water voles. He is involved in writing good practice guidance for the profession and is the author of recently published practical guides for ecologists on report writing and water vole surveys.