Wren Ecology is an independent ecological consultancy represented by Liza Hollinghurst and based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Liza has over fifteen years professional experience as an Ecological Consultant; being previously employed in in the consulting market sector and having worked with a wide range of clients. She is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) – the professional body that represents and supports ecologists and environmental managers in the UK.

Liza has extensive experience of undertaking habitat surveys comprising :

  • Phase 1 Habitat and Extended Phase 1 Habitat surveys;
  • surveying of hedgerows for their biodiversity and nature conservation value;
  • species surveys for badger, great crested newt, otter, reptiles and water vole.

Liza has held a survey licence for great crested newts since 2000 and has been licenced by Natural England to undertake both permanent and temporary badger sett closures.

In addition to the above field survey skills, Liza has over ten years experience working as an Ecological/Environmental Clerk of Works on construction sites for various developments including new road/housing construction, flood alleviation and canal restoration. Liza is a full member of the  Association of Environmental & Ecological Clerks of Works (AEECoW), which supports professionals in the role of auditing, environmental and legislative compliance of development projects.

Liza is also registered with the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS). This nationwide scheme provides professional accreditation for individuals working on construction sites and is recognised throughout the construction industry.

Wren Ecology offers its clients a quality service backed up with practical experience and accreditations.

  • Provision of free written quotations;
  • All work carried out to the highest standard to comply with relevant ecological legislation and CIEEM guidelines;
  • Pragmatic approach to mitigation;
  • Holds Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

If you would like to discuss your project requirements, have any queries or to request a no-obligation quote free of charge, please fill in the below email contact form and Wren Ecology will contact you.