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2017 Irish Section Conference

Advancing Ecological Impact Assessment in Ireland

6 April 2017, Dublin

Biographies and Abstracts

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Conference presentations can be downloaded below. Please click the presentation title to download a PDF version

Collating the global evidence and using it to make local conservation decisions
Professor William Sutherland, Conservation Evidence

Hydrology and ecological impact assessment
Raymond Flynn, Queen's University Belfast

Revised EPA Guidelines on Environmental Impact Assessment Reports - What's new
Paul Fingleton, CAAS

Ecological Data Collection at Route Selection: N6 Galway City Ring Road
Aebhin Cawley CEnv MCIEEM, Scott Cawley

Ecological Assessment of Intensive Livestock Applications
Gary Dodds, Northern Ireland Environment Agency

Advances in assessing and mitigating impacts on bats
Paul Scott CEcol CEnv MCIEEM, Bat Conservation Ireland

Ecological Impact Assessments for Wind Farms - a DAERA perspective
Chris Perry, Northern Ireland Environment Agency

The value of biological records
Damian McFerran, Centre for Enviromental Data and Recording (CEDaR), National Museums NI

What makes a good EcIA?
Perspectives from a client, a consultant and a local planning authority:
Maeve Flynn MCIEEM, Eirgrid
Anne Murray MCIEEM, former consultant
Gerry Clabby, Fingal County Council