Ross Preston MSc, MCIEEM 07788190503

REES offers a wide range of professional services to suit your project.

Specialisms include;

  • Bat surveys
  • Ornithological surveys
  • Fresh Water Pearl Mussel surveys
  • Protected species surveys
  • Mitigation advice
  • SRDP applications
  • Conservation management plans
  • ECoW services
  • Phase 1 and Extended Phase 1 Habitat surveys
  • Forest School Training throughout Scotland
  • Environmental Education and Forest School
Ross holds the following licenses:
Bat - Summer and winter roost (Scottish Licence)
      - Class 2 England License
Schedule I Bird License
Freshwater Pearl Mussel (Scotland & England)
He has also carried out additional survey work for otters and badgers under license.

After spending 11 years in Forest Research Ross moved on to working with the Forestry Commission working as a Conservation and Education Officer.  From 2004-2006  he worked with Scottish Natural Heritage as the Mid Argyll Area Officer.  After a brief return to the Forestry Commission he became a Consultant Ecologist back in 2007.  

Ross has worked all over Scotland from John O'Groats to the Borders and the islands working on projects such as the Aberdeen by-pass, Inverclyde new prison development, Bertha Park Perth Housing development, Western HVDC Link Hunterston, St Andrews University Bat surveys, Napier University bat surveys, Garmony hydro scheme and has worked on over 40 wind farm sites.

Ecological survey/ Forest School  Training/Forest School