Eamonn has over twelve years experience in ecology and practical conservation, specialising in upland habitats. He has worked previously as a senior ecologist in consultancy and an ecologist and ranger for the National Trust for Scotland (NTS).
He planned and carried out many invasive non-native species control programmes throughout Wester Ross and holds a PA1/6w pesticides license.
Eamonn has extensive experience of project managing large scale ecological studies including Site Condition Monitoring and rare plant surveys. He has a wide range of ecological expertise, including National Vegetation Classification and Extended Phase 1 habitat surveys, botanical surveys, bird surveys (including breeding bird surveys, flight activity surveys, wildfowl surveys and targeted surveys for species of conservation concern), protected mammal surveys, reptile and invertebrate surveys. Eamonn has over four years experience as an Environmental and Ecological Clerk of Works on various infrastructure projects. He has been highly commended by clients and contractors alike for bringing a pragmatic and practical approach to each project.
He has conducted work throughout Scotland, giving him excellent local knowledge of much of the country. An experienced mountaineer, he has a broad knowledge of the highlands as well as an HSE First Aid at Work certificate with remote element.Channy Awbi BA (Hons)
Channy has extensive experience of invasive non-native species project management and practical control methods and holds a PA1/6w pesticides license.
She has been working in ecology for three years in the Wester Ross area, undertaking Breeding Bird Surveys, mammal surveys, Habitat Impact Assessments, peatland feasibility studies, Phase 1 and NVC habitat surveys, Site Condition Monitoring and rare plant surveys.
She is proficient in the use of GIS packages, complimented by her 20 years experience as an award winning graphic designer working for the Forestry Commission, National Trust for Scotland, Scottish Government, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, various record labels and private design agencies, and as a freelance album cover artist for 4AD (London).
Channy regularly volunteered for local conservation groups while working as a designer in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and became increasingly passionate about conservation issues and ecology.