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About us


Adrian Woodhall set up AWEcology in April 2011 after a long career in property, conservation management and ecology working on properties of the National Trust, other conservation organisations and individuals.


With over 25 years working with different people, situations, species and landscapes Adrian has considerable experience in dealing with and resolving issues concerning protected species and sites, land management and buildings.


Adrian has also set up a network of specialist ecologists that he can call on when more people are needed for survey, advice or reports.


All of these ecologists are highly qualified and experienced with full membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management.




...'from autumn 2011 until summer 2012 Adrian advised Artichoke helping us understand and work with complex legislation on SSSI and SAM sites in order to deliver Peace Camp, an installation project taking place on 8 far-flung coastal sites around the UK as a signature event in the London 2012 Olympic Festival.


His knowledge of statutory organisations and landscape legislation, diplomacy and tact, helped us deliver this very successful project on time and on budget’...


                                Helen Marriage, Co-Director Artichoke Trust Ltd



...'Adrian has worked with the Project Sponsor, Senior Advisors and many property staff over the production of a Marine Pollution Contingency Plan for the Trust in England, Wales and Northern Ireland since 2011.


His knowledge of marine pollution matters, data management, organizational skills, negotiation, and consideration is delivering a plan that will help staff, NGOs and external agencies, deal more efficiently and safely with any pollution incident that regrettably affects the 720 miles of Trust owned coastline in the future'...


Simon Ford  SW Consultancy Manager Conservation, National Trust

Adrian has a BSc & MSc in Ecology and is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Ecological & Environmental Management.


Adrian formerly represented the National Trust at many forums discussing coastal issues e.g. EU ‘Leonardo’ project meeting looking at flood and erosion issues in the Camargue, 2011; Wales Coast & Marine Forum, Cardiff 2010; Local Government Association meeting on coastal flood and erosion, South Shields in 2010; and many Defra flood and coastal erosion forum meetings and Bathing Water Directive meetings, London.

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