Dr Phil Sterling was a principal ecological adviser to local government in Dorset UK for 25 years. He has considerable experience in large scale habitat creation schemes and managed the authority’s highway verge maintenance programme for 4 years. By introducing ecological principles into his work he achieved substantial cost savings and environmental gains, bringing wildlife into places where people live and work. He currently works at the UK charity Butterfly Conservation as the lead for ‘Building Sites for Butterflies’, a national programme encouraging creation and management of amenity grasslands for wildlife.

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