Welcome to Harvey Ecological

James Harvey of Harvey Ecological works as a herpetologist (specialist in reptiles and amphibians) and ecological researcher and consultant, based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. James has performed ecological fieldwork widely across Africa, including South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Kenya, Mali and Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as Madagascar.

James has extensive, up to date knowledge and experience of issues relating to the taxonomy, distribution patterns, ecology, survey techniques and conservation of African vertebrate fauna (mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians). In addition, he has theoretical and practical experience with Integrated Environmental Management. Working alone, or sourcing and managing a competent team, he is able to perform specialist ecological assessments and detailed faunal surveys, and provide recommendations concerning priority areas and management recommendations.