This one day training event provides a comprehensive introduction to badger work. The training will be delivered in 5 sessions and includes an overview of badger ecology, relevant legislation, survey planning and techniques, field signs (including sett identification) and good practice for badger report writing.
Delegates will develop their knowledge through analysis of case studies of a range of badger surveys, field work including a visit to a sett, and group work on designing a badger survey. Each session will close with a Question and Answer session.
Who Should Attend?
Developers, ecological consultants, local authority ecologists, local authority planners, students, environmental managers, wardens and rangers.
No previous experience of badger work is required.
Beginner - Intermediate
The course fee includes refreshments throughout the day but lunch is not included.
- Understand the key physiological aspects of the species
- Appreciate badger social structure
- Understand badger legislation
- Recognise badger field signs and undertake badger surveys
- Write badger reports
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