Steve is a respected arboriculturist with many years' experience in the industry, specialising in waterside and difficult-access locations. He is a tree-climbing bat roost specialist, with a passion for preserving and creating tree and ground habitat where safety allows. Skills include tree safety inspections, water vole surveys, badger fencing, Phase 1 habitat surveys. He is a volunteer bat roost visitor for the Bat Conservation Trust/Natural England, Canal River Trust Environment team, and local Bat Groups.