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Training and Events

Our training and events listings includes current details for our national programme of training courses, conferences and webinars as well as regional events organised by our Member Networks. 

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Event level
Theme
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02
Jun
A visit to Hareshaw Linn near Bellingham to look at Ancient Woodland Indicator (AWI) species and woodland ferns. This event is organised by the North East England Section Committee.

Event type Member Network Event
Event level Beginner - Intermediate
Theme
Location North East England
05
Jun
This one-day course focuses on recognising the common plant families and building skills in id for common/indicator plant species of grassland and woodland habitats.

Event type Training
Event level Beginner
Theme Ecological Assessment, Fieldwork skills, Habitat Survey and Assessment, Habitat/species management, Species’ ecology, survey and identification, Terrestrial
Location South West England
06
Jun
Following on from the first CIEEM Brexit webinar, this webinar will update participants on CIEEM’s latest activities, and the possible impacts and implications of the UK leaving the EU on the natural environment and the sector. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session.

Event type Webinar
Theme
Location
07
Jun
This course will provide an overview of otter legislation and look at otter ecology and survey methods. We will look at impacts to otter from a variety of development types as well as looking at mitigation and compensation options and examples. There will also be a field visit to look at otter signs and discuss survey techniques

Event type Training
Event level Beginner - Intermediate
Theme Ecological Assessment, Fieldwork skills, Freshwater and estuarine, Habitat/species management, Mitigation and compensation, Policy and legislation, Protected species, Species’ ecology, survey and identification, Terrestrial
Location Scotland
07
Jun
Water voles were re-introduced to Tarn Fen as ecosystem engineers and part of a wider management approach at Malham Tarn Estate. This field trip, organised by the Yorkshire and Humber Section Committee, will consist of a short presentation about how the water vole re-introduction was carried out and signs of success, followed by a field visit to Tarn Fen to observe water vole habitat and detect changes wrought by these ecosystem engineers.

Event type Member Network Event
Event level Beginner - Intermediate
Theme
Location Yorkshire and Humber
09
Jun
An introduction to British bat ecology followed by species identification, handling and sexing, including health and safety precautions. The training includes a practical session where attendees will practice handling permanent captive bats and identifying preserved specimens.

Event type Training
Event level Beginner
Theme Biosecurity, Fieldwork skills, Protected species, Species’ ecology, survey and identification, Terrestrial
Location South East England
12
Jun
A one-day introductory course on otters, including a field visit and lectures.

Event type Training
Event level Beginner - Intermediate
Theme Fieldwork skills, Freshwater and estuarine, Policy and legislation, Protected species, Species’ ecology, survey and identification, Terrestrial
Location West Midlands
13
Jun
A one-day course on otters, including a field visit and classroom sessions to explore the impacts of different types of development on otters and the options for mitigation, focusing on highway schemes.

Event type Training
Event level Intermediate - Advanced
Theme Freshwater and estuarine, Habitat/species management, Planning and development, Policy and legislation, Protected species, Mitigation and compensation
Location West Midlands
13
Jun
This one day course will give participants the confidence to identify a wide range of grasses and sedges commonly encountered in lowland grassland habitats (including waste ground and road verges) using a combination of non-flowering and flowering features.

Event type Training
Event level Beginner - Intermediate
Theme Ecological Assessment, Fieldwork skills, Species’ ecology, survey and identification
Location South West England
14
Jun
Jon Traill, a wetland specialist, will lead a walk at Skerne Wetlands Nature Reserve. The former trout farm has been restored and is a mosaic of wetland habitats. Species present include aquatic invertebrates, many fish species, grass snakes, water vole, otter and a wide range of birds. This event is organised by the Yorkshire and Humber Section Committee.

Event type Member Network Event
Event level Beginner - Intermediate
Theme
Location Yorkshire and Humber
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