Badger Mitigation

Summary

A one-day course covering the impacts of different types of development on badgers and the options for mitigation. The course will focus on practical measures and techniques, including designing and building artificial badger setts and will review the various techniques for excluding badger from setts.

Description

A one-day course covering the impacts of different types of development on badgers and the options for mitigation. The course will focus on practical measures and techniques, including designing and building artificial badger setts and will review the various techniques for excluding badger from setts.

This course is aimed at experienced practitioners (intermediate or advanced level) and is a classroom based course. It is assumed that those attending the mitigation course have attended the ‘Badger Ecology and Survey Techniques’ course, or are already experienced in undertaking badger surveys and have a good understanding of the background ecology of the species

Who Should Attend?

Consultants, LPA Ecologists, conservation officers in SNCOs or NGOs

Knowledge Level

Intermediate – Advanced

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand licensing requirements and legislation relating to badgers
  • Be able to assess the impacts of a development proposal on badgers
  • Be able to design an appropriate mitigation strategy
  • Have an in depth understanding of the timing, methods and appraoches to badger sett exclusions

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, Nature & Wildlife

Location:

Cambridge

Contact Details: