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  • Bat Surveys – Maternity Roost

    A maternity roost of brown long-eared bats

  • Smooth snake – reptile survey

    Smooth snake (Coronella austriaca)

  • Great Crested Newt Surveys

    Great crested newt (Triturus cristatus)

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Welcome to LCECO

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.

Much of our work involves a wide range of development projects and over time, our company has built up a reputation for reliable and cost-effective work. Provision of consistent and high quality advice is important to us and our clients return time after time to reuse our ecological services.

Our professional staff are trained to a high level of expertise and are members of the Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management (CIEEM) as well as holding a number of Natural England and Natural Resources Wales protected species survey and mitigation licenses.

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Crittercam!

Myotis Bat filmed by Andrew Joyce while undertaking Bat Survey

 

Training Courses now available

LCES ecological trainingLCES offer a range of training courses to new graduates, experienced ecologists and interested individuals who want to develop their knowledge, field skills and experience for personal interest or professional development. To book a course or to find out more please click the button to go to our training site.

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Interpretation for SANG Sites

CD Interpretation is a sister company of LCECO offering a one-stop-shop for ecological interpretation: signs, brochures, websites and other media. If your project requires SANG signage or brochures click the button to find out more:

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Spring is fast approaching... First bumblebee of the year and the frogs have been busy in the garden pond.

Spring is fast approaching... First bumblebee of the year and the frogs have been busy in the garden pond. ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

The view from the office today :) out with our work experience  guys from Sparsholt college preparing for a badger bait marking survey. This survey allows us look at the number of badger clans (families) and the extent of their territories.

The view from the office today 🙂 out with our work experience guys from Sparsholt college preparing for a badger bait marking survey. This survey allows us look at the number of badger clans (families) and the extent of their territories. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

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Hope you didn't get caught by too many brambles

Amazing video of a water vole climbing a tree!

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Water voles climbing trees! You don't see that every day. #winterwatch

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3 weeks ago

Wonderful site visit in the sun this morning, spotted one of the first primroses of year in flower. Hopefully this means spring is on the way!

Wonderful site visit in the sun this morning, spotted one of the first primroses of year in flower. Hopefully this means spring is on the way! ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Starling murmuration
Over the weekend one of our directors and a member of staff videoed this amazing starling murmuration from the dunes at Studland beach.

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1 month ago

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