George E Pearce Badger Consultants is a family business with over 120 years of combined experience, working with and studying animal behaviour on a daily basis

The consultancy provides the best expert, independent and unbiased service for all issues relating to badgers and their habitat.

If you have any badger related enquiries then you can contact us on the following numbers:
t: 01743 741 421 | 07811 113 250

The consultancy has a sister company called Pearce Environment Ltd which deals with all environmental issues, specialising in protected species / habitat surveying, mitigation measures, habitat and wooodland management, tree planting, fencing, hedgelaying, pond construction, weed control. Visit for more information.

We offer a wide range of services relating to badgers all over the UK.
some examples are listed below, we are experts in badgers and planning issues relating to the species:

  • Badger surveys - development, road schemes, rail schemes, pipelines.
  • Desktop badger surveys
  • Update badger surveys
  • Bait marking / tracking studies
  • Assessments of previous reports
  • Site monitoring
  • Nocturnal Observation/ Surveillance (using night vision equipment)
  • Mitigation
  • Badger sett relocation
  • Artificial badger sett design and construction (using natural materials)
  • Licensed supervision work
  • Licence applications
  • Liaison with statutory nature conservation organisations (SNCO's)
  • Protection / Exclusion fencing
  • Mammal underpasses
  • Public enquiries
  • Expert witness cases
  • Emergency animal rescue
  • Commonsense information and advice
  • Badgers and Road Schemes
  • Badgers and Development Experts
  • Illustrated Wildlife Talks for conservation and other groups by Tris Pearce

The first book by George,
Badger Behaviour, Conservation and Rehabilitation: 70 Years of Getting to Know Badgers - available now! A fascinating insight into the badger's world. Badger biology, life in the sett, rescue & rehabilitation, consultancy, badgers & farming, and badger-watching, with colour photographs, it brings badger behaviour, conservation and rehabilitation to life. To order email [email protected] or call 01743 742 076

George Pearce reveals an uncanny knack to be in the right place at the right time to answer myriad badger questions - Professor David W. Macdonald, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Oxford

George has an extraordinary and instinctive understanding of badger behaviour - Mike Hughes, Badger Trust

Our work takes us all over the British Isles,
our client base includes:

  • Development Companies
  • House Builders
  • Rail, Road and Transport Companies
  • Utilities Companies
  • Quarries
  • Agriculture
  • Canal / River Authorities
  • Government Bodies
  • Land Owners
  • We possess comprehensive public liability and professional indemnity insurances
  • We endeavour to comply with all Health and Safety laws.
  • We have our own Health and safety policy.
  • We work to method statements and Risk assesments
  • We use the correct PPE
  • The consultancy has 4x4's and GPS equipment.