Tim Rafferty
Project Management, Field Survey

BSc Hons Environmental Science (Lancaster university)
Postgraduate Diploma in Conservation Management (Otley College/University of East Anglia)
NEBSM Supervisory Management Certificate

Previous experience includes:

  • NVC survey for hydro power schemes at Corrour Estate and Burnhead (Hydroplan/Quadrat 2009)
  • Site Condition Monitoring of Merrick Kells SAC, Corrour SAC and Ben Nevis SAC (SNH/Quadrat 2009)
  • GIS and Input for habitat component of EcIA for Viking Energy Windfarm, Shetland (SSE/Envirocentre 2009)
  • NVC/Phase 1/Blanket bog activity survey and GIS work, Viking windfarm, Shetland (SSE/Envirocentre 2008)
  • CSM Monitoring Glencoe SAC, (SNH 2008)
  • NVC surveys for proposed several hydro schemes - Loch Aweside, Dumfires and Galloway
  • Setting up of long term vegetation monitoring programme of key habitats, Kintail Estate (NTS 2007)
  • Phase II Habitat Surveys, Various Sites (Falkirk Council 2007)
  • Surveying UK BAP habitats, various locations (FES 2007)
  • Site Condition Monitoring, Breadalbanes (SNH 2007)
  • NVC survey, Balmacara Estate (NTS 2007)
  • NVC and Phase 1 survey of proposed hydro scheme, Lochaber (Quadrat 2006)
  • Site Condition Monitoring, Dumfries and Galloway (SNH/Quadrat 2006)
  • NVC survey of wetland sites, Borders (Quadrat/Borders Council 2006)
  • NVC survey, Keilder, Borders (Quadrat 2006)
  • Surveying UK BAP habitats, various locations (FES 2006)
  • Site Condition Monitoring, Drumochter (Quadrat/SNH 2006)
  • Sphagnum moss monitoring and survey, Loch Achaidh na h-Inich, Kyle of Lochalsh (Scottish Water 2006/2007/2008)
  • Grassland monitoring, Balmacara (NTS 2006/2007/2008)
  • Ornithological survey of proposed windfarm, Perthshire (BMT Cordah Ltd./Savills 2006)
  • Bryophyte survey, Glencoe (NTS 2005/06)
  • Survey and impact assessment of proposed development at Broughty Ferry (KMD Architects/Redwood 2006)
  • Phase 1 Habitat survey, Strath Carnaig, Sutherland (SNH 2005)
  • Vegetation Monitoring, various sites (Deer Commission 2005)
  • NVC survey for proposed windfarm, Shetland (BMT Cordah Ltd./SSE 2005)
  • Site Condition Monitoring, Kintail Estate (NTS 2005)
  • Habitat Condition Assessment, Monadhliath (SNH 2005)
  • NVC Survey for Windfarm Impact Assessment, Ayrshire (Quadrat 2005)
  • Various Bird Surveys, New Cumnock (Kier Mining 2005)
  • Vegetation monitoring, Helvellyn & Skiddaw (English Nature 2004)
  • NVC Survey of Ben Heasgarnich & Meall na Samhna (SNH 2004)
  • NVC Survey/EIA of proposed windfarm site (BMT Cordah Ltd. 2004)
  • EIA of proposed windfarm site, Caithness (Enviros/British Energy 2004)
  • NVC Survey of Mingulay, Berneray and Pabbay (NTS 2004)
  • Biodiversity projects, Lothian and Fife (Business Environment Partnership 2004)
  • Site Condition Monitoring, Dumfries and Galloway SSSI's (SNH 2004)
  • Alien Plants Survey of 4 Lothians Rivers (SNH 2003)
  • NVC/Habitat Condition Assessment of North Harris (SNH 2003)
  • NVC Survey and woodland regeneration monitoring, Abernethy and Loch Lomondside (Scottish Forest Alliance/Penny Anderson Associates 2003)
  • Habitat Condition Assessment, Yorkshire Dales moorlands (English Nature 2003)
  • Ecological Impact Assessment (British Energy 2003)
  • Ecological Impact Assessment (West Coast Energy 2003)
  • NVC Survey and Condition Assessment, Durham, English Nature (2002)
  • NVC Survey of Buttermere Fells, Shap Fell, Scafell Pike, English Nature (2002)
  • NVC survey and Condition assessment of peatlands of North Lewis, SNH (2002)
  • Bryophyte survey of Loch Ardinning reserve for Scottish Wildlife Trust (2001)
  • Assessment of impact of windfarm development on bryophytes at Meall Mohr, Argyll (2001)
  • Site Condition Survey, Tayside (2001)
  • NVC Survey of Kittochside, East Kilbride for National Trust for Scotland (2001)
  • Trees and Shrubs Survey of Mar Lodge Estate for National Trust for Scotland (2000)
  • NVC surveys of five SSSIs in Kintyre for SNH (1999)
  • NVC/Phase 1 completion of the 1996 upland vegetation survey of Kintyre and Mid-Argyll, for SNH (1999/00).
  • NVC survey of the Forest of Clunie by Pitlochry for SNH (1999)
  • NVC survey of Muirkirk and North Lowther pSSSI for SNH (1997/8/9)
  • NVC survey of selected areas, Dumfries and Galloway (25,000ha) for Solway Heritage (1998)
  • Survey of Argyll Oakwoods for Forest Enterprise (1998)
  • LIFE Woodland surveys in Argyll for Highland Birchwoods (1998)
  • NVC survey of Muirkirk and North Lowther pSSSI for SNH (1997/8)
  • Grassland Monitoring at Strathrory SSSI, Easter Ross for SNH / Forest Enterprise (1997)
  • NVC survey of pSAC oak woodlands inc. Taynish & by Loch Etive (1996)
  • NVC/Phase One survey of Kintyre and Mid-Argyll uplands (1995/6)
  • NVC/Phase One survey of The Oa, Islay (1995)
  • NVC mires survey of Claish Moss, Kentra Bay etc (see above)(1994)
  • NVC/Phase One survey of Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park and Eldrick Hill (1994)