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Member email: jason.mackay@macarthurgreen.com

Jason is an ecologist undertaking a wide range of field surveys including National Vegetation Classification (NVC) and Phase 1 Habitat Surveys, Peat surveys, Protected Species Surveys, and Ornithological Surveys. This also includes data analysis and reporting.

Jason previously practised as a solicitor specialising in Planning and Environmental law, and re-trained with the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) while extending his academic studies with the Open University, gaining a Professional Development Award in Ecological Surveying and HND in Natural Sciences respectively, focusing on specialist practical field skills in a wide range of ecological disciplines. He has a wide range of expertise in field ecology with the ability to design and implement ecological surveys. He has extensive understanding of the ecological and environmental issues that influence any habitat.

Jason is also qualified as a Marine Mammal Observer with experience of boat surveys for cetaceans and seabirds.  He has a BA in Commerce from Napier University and also holds a wide range of RYA accredited marine qualifications.