Jodie has a BSc (Hons) in Zoology and an MSc in Animal Behaviour. Jodie has extensive experience working overseas where she carried out research into vocal calling of nocturnal mammals. Jodie has worked for four years in ecological consultancy where she has undertaken a range of ecological surveys including Phase 1 habitat survey, amphibian surveys, reptile surveys and a range of mammal surveys, she was also the main Ecological Clerk of Works for a large scale infrastructure project in Wales. Jodie has a keen interest in dormice ecology and is looking to gain her licence this year. Prior to joining Bowland Ecology, Jodie spent time lecturing in Animal Science and was the instructor and handler in exotic animals for Craven College. She is also currently a volunteer for the Woodland Trust.