Services & Contact

The Colliery Spoil Biodiversity Initiative offers a wide range of services to both the public and private sectors. Such services include:

  • Invertebrate surveys and invertebrate site assessments
  • Specialist advice regarding invertebrate conservation
  • Specialist advice regarding the conservation and management of colliery spoil tips (and other brownfield habitats)
  • Talks and guided walks for local interest groups
  • Ecological training courses on various subjects including brownfield habitats, invertebrate survey techniques, bumblebee identification, solitary bee identification…and others.

If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact Liam Olds (Project Officer) – at or, or by calling (+44) 07437 595720. Alternatively, you can also contact Liam via Twitter or Facebook.