Badger Ecology and Survey Techniques

Summary

This one day training event provides a comprehensive introduction to badger work. The training will be delivered in 5 sessions and includes an overview of badger ecology, relevant legislation, survey planning and techniques, field signs (including sett identification) and good practice for badger report writing.

Description

This one day training event provides a comprehensive introduction to badger work. The training will be delivered in 5 sessions and includes an overview of badger ecology, relevant legislation, survey planning and techniques, field signs (including sett identification) and good practice for badger report writing.

Delegates will develop their knowledge through analysis of case studies of a range of badger surveys, field work including a visit to a sett, and group work on designing a badger survey. Each session will close with a Question and Answer session.

This training complements and provides preparation for our Badger Impacts and Mitigation course at the same venue on 11 May. Who Should Attend?

Developers, ecological consultants, local authority ecologists, local authority planners, students, environmental managers, wardens and rangers.

No previous experience of badger work is required.

Knowledge Level

Beginner – Intermediate

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key physiological aspects of the species
  • Appreciate badger’s social structure
  • Understand badger legislation
  • Recognise badger field signs and undertake badger surveys
  • Write badger reports

Refreshments

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

Key Information

Start date:

Cost:

Member: £110, Non-member: £180

Organisation:

CIEEM

Type:

Short

Sector:

Ecology, Workshop & Practical Skills

Location:

Lincoln

Contact Details: