Badger Ecology and Survey Techniques

Summary

A one-day introductory course on badgers, including a field visit and classroom sessions.

Description

A one-day introductory course on badgers, including a field visit and classroom sessions. The course will cover relevant aspects of the background ecology and behaviour of badgers and examine the application and limitations of the various survey techniques. It will provide guideance on interpreting survey findings, classifying setts and evaluating diet of badgers. There will be an introduction to licensing and legislation.

Who Should Attend?

Consultants, LPA Ecologists, conservation officers in SNCOs or NGOs

Knowledge Level

Beginner – Intermediate

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of badger ecology
  • Understanding of different types of badger surveys and their limitations
  • Ability to find and identify badger field signs, and understand how to distinguish between different types of badger setts
  • Understanding of badger legislation and licensing
  • Introduction to licensing and legislation

Refreshments

Course fee includes refreshments through the day but lunch is not included.

Key Information

Start date:

Cost:

CIEEM Member: £110 Non-members: £180

Organisation:

CIEEM

Type:

Short

Sector:

Ecology, Workshop & Practical Skills

Location:

Surrey

Contact Details: