Peregrine Falcon: Ecology, Survey and Mitigation
23 February 2017, Birmingham
9.30am - 4.30pm
Beginner - Intermediate
This course aims to provide an up-to-date understanding of peregrine ecology, current conservation status and threats. In particular, the course aims to provide examples of effective survey, timings and precautions in respect of development and mitigation examples.
Participants will see a number of mitigation projects and gain an understanding of the legislative framework surrounding the species. The aim of the course is to provide participants with the skills to undertake competent surveys, produce relevant and rational reports in line with national guidelines, and to advise on developments in respect of ecological constraints and mitigation measures.
- Have a broad understanding of peregrine falcon ecology including signs of presence/differing levels of activity/residence/breeding and current issues/conflicts
- Clearly understand survey requirements and protocal
- Clearly understand the legal framework of protection
- Be aware of the range of mitigation opportunities currently available
CIEEM areas of competency to be developed in the training
Species survey design, planning, fieldwork
Design and prepare species enhancement plans and projects
Implementation of policy, legislation and standards
Who should attend?
Ecological consultants, industrial operators, developers.
A familiarity with bird survey techniques and reasonable identification skills for UK species of birds is desirable but not essential.
Stefan Bodnar MCIEEM
CIEEM members: £90
Course fee includes refreshments throughout each day but lunch is not included.
|Date||23 Feb 2017 - 09:30|
|Location||RSPB Sandwell Valley,
31 Tanhouse Avenue,
|Organiser||This course is fully booked - if you wish your name to be placed on a reserve list, please e-mail email@example.com|