Biodiversity Net Gain is development that leaves biodiversity in a better state than before. The decline in UK habitats and species makes reversing past losses an imperative not just in terms of the benefits to wildlife but also in terms of economic and social benefits.
This webinar will provide an overview of two new free guidance* documents produced by CIEEM, IEMA and CIRIA, which build on the Biodiversity Principles published in 2016.
• Biodiversity Net Gain – Good practice principles for development (2016)
• Biodiversity Net Gain – A practical guide(2019)
• Biodiversity Net Gain – Case studies (2019
14:30 Introduction - Claire Wansbury, Associate Director, Ecology, Atkins
14:35 Overview of the latest guidance -
Julia Baker, Biodiversity Technical Specialist, Balfour Beatty
Rachel Hoskin, Director, Footprint Ecology
14:50 Case studies introduction - Tom Butterworth, Technical Director - Ecology, WSP
14:55 Infrastructure case study - Tom Butterworth, Technical Director - Ecology, WSP
15:00 Developer case study - Louise Clarke, Head of Sustainable Places, Berkeley Group
15:05 Questions and discussion - Nick Blyth, Policy and Engagement Lead, IEMA
15:20 The changing landscape: An overview of current developments influencing
the implementation of Net Gain - Sally Hayns, CEO, CIEEM
Free for ALL attendees
The webinar will be recorded and available online
Who Should Attend?
Ecologists and biodiversity professionals, planners, clients, funders, landscape architects and construction site managers.
- Learn about new industry guidance Biodiversity Net Gain - A practical guide
- Hear case studies from WSP and Berkley Group
- Ask questions of the project team behind the guidance
To find out more and register your place, please click here
The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management are professional bodies licensed by the Society for the Environment to award Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) status