Hope Farm butterfly surveyor

Monday 8 February 2021
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation, Surveying wildlife
Cambridgeshire & The Fens Area Office

What we're looking for

To monitor butterfly transects for an experimental project on RSPB Hope Farm, Cambs. This is an additional area of work on top of the baseline monitoring that is carried out on the farm. We need extra capacity to collect baseline data on a new project.

The skills you need

Butterfly identification skills. Good record keeping. Basic understanding of scientific survey methods.

Your time

1/2 day per week
April - September

What's in it for you?

The chance to contribute to the exciting work program on a nature friendly farm. The opportunity to learn about pollinators, farming and providing the baseline data for a long-term project. Chance to be involved with other Hope Farm work. The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply


Derek Gruar, UKHQ RSPB Headquarters
Tel: 01767 680551
Email: derek.gruar@rspb.org.uk


Some training will be provided if Covid permits and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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