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Peregrine Falcon: Ecology, Survey and Mitigation

23 February 2017, Birmingham

9.30am - 4.30pm

FULLY BOOKED

Level

Beginner - Intermediate

Overview

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.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Have a broad understanding of peregrine falcon ecology including signs of presence/differing levels of activity/residence/breeding and current issues/conflicts
  2. Clearly understand survey requirements and protocal
  3. Clearly understand the legal framework of protection
  4. 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.

Trainer

Stefan Bodnar MCIEEM

Cost

CIEEM members: £90

Non-members: £180

Course fee includes refreshments throughout each day but lunch is not included.

Event booking terms and conditions>>

Date 23 Feb 2017 - 09:30
Location RSPB Sandwell Valley,
31 Tanhouse Avenue,
Birmingham,
B43 5AG
Organiser This course is fully booked - if you wish your name to be placed on a reserve list, please e-mail enquiries@cieem.net
Email enquiries@cieem.net
Telephone 01962 868626