Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has published six scientific reports by the partner organisations behind the Scottish Beaver Trial (SBT) – the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), the Scottish Wildlife Trust, and Forestry Commission Scotland – on the first ever licenced mammal reintroduction in the UK. …More Information
Call for Papers (deadline 6 January 2015)
CIEEM is planning its Spring conference: Managing Coastal Habitats and now inviting the submission of papers. If you are interested in presenting a paper at the conference, please complete the pro-forma and return to email@example.com by 6 January 2015. …More Information
Natural England has informed us that there appears to be a problem with the ‘submit application’ button for the above application process, which has now been fixed. …More Information
Defra has now published the outline content for the Development topic guidance for gov.uk and list of what is happening to existing Natural England guidance for stakeholder comments. This includes guidance on SEA, EIA, local plans, neighbourhood planning, agricultural land classification and energy development. …More Information
Introduction of the Low Impact Bat Class Licence: invitation to apply to become a Registered Consultant
Natural England has announced the introduction of the Low Impact Bat Class Licence and an invitation to apply to become a Registered Consultant.
Please see the documents below with regards to inviting applications to become a Registered Consultant for the Low Impact Bat Class Licence. The application period runs from 12th November to midnight on the 1st December only. …More Information
Dr Stephanie Wray CEnv FCIEEM, a partner at Peter Brett Associates LLP, has been elected as the next President of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM). …More Information
CIEEM's Overseas Territories Special Interest Group (OT-SIG) 2014 conference:
Lessons to be Learnt from Invasive Species Mitigation and Management in the British Overseas Territories …More Information
Nominations and entries for the 2015 CIEEM Awards are now open.
The European Network of Environmental Professionals (ENEP), of which CIEEM is a member, held its most recent General Assembly in Brussels on 9-10 October 2014. The first day of the Assembly involved a visit to the European Commission, with an introduction to the Commission and further insights on energy and the environment. …More Information
Under the biodiversity duty, public authorities must consider how to conserve biodiversity in all their actions. Defra and Natural England have published guidance on how this should be achieved. …More Information