Natural England / Cresswell Associates / Hyder Consulting Ltd

  • 2014 - Project design and development assistance, technical advice, survey team training, surveyor supply and management, and eDNA survey of 500 ponds, investigating detectability of great crested newt (GCN) eDNA in pond water - Cheshire and Kent.
  • 2013 - Provision of high-level advice, project design, supply and management of field surveyors for Natural England's Great Crested Newt Evidence Enhancement Project (Phase 1) - HSI surveys in seven pilot areas in Buckinghamshire (Milton Keynes area), Cheshire (Nantwich area), Dorset (Purbeck), Essex (Epping area), Gloucestershire (Stroud area), Kent (Ashford area), and Lincolnshire (Wragby area).