Series 6: Biodiversity - A World Environment Day Special
In celebration of this year's World Environment Day theme, the sixth series of Webinars@SocEnv has the umbrella topic of "Biodiversity". Taking place during the week commencing the 1st June, three individual webinars for this series provide cross-disciplinary knowledge transfer opportunities for environmental professionals and beyond. The series has been developed and is supported by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
Each year, World Environment Day provides a platform for global education and inspiration, encouraging the general public to engage with a pressing environmental issue. ‘Biodiversity’ has been chosen by the UN as this year’s theme.
To help environmental professionals engage with the issue and share good practice, we have established this series of webinars. During the three-part series, we will hear from Chartered Environmentalists from across sectors on topics such as Biodiversity
Net Gain and what organisations are doing to protect and enhance biodiversity.
While our CEnv speakers and those linked with their work are specialists in their field, they provide the perspectives from different sectors, which makes for an interesting debate. Each webinar includes a Q&A - with the opportunity to submit your
questions prior to and during the webinar itself.
Find out more about the webinars in this series and book your place via the links below.
Biodiversity Net Gain: Good Practice Principles For Development
As Principal Co-ordinating Author of the 'Biodiversity Net Gain: Good practice principles for development' guidance document (developed collaboratively by CIEEM, IEMA and CIRIA), in this webinar Julia will outline the key principles in good practice
for achieving Biodiversity Net Gain.
By Julia Baker CEnv, Biodiversity Technical Specialist at Balfour Beatty
Biodiversity In Practice: What Environmental Professionals Are Doing to Enhance their Environment
Get inspired on what you can do to improve biodiversity in your area. Hear three organisations explain what actions they have taken to enhance biodiversity, followed by panel discussion.
A Panel Webinar Featuring Insight from Anglian Water, Arup and Canary Wharf Group and Chaired by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)
Engaging the Public on Biodiversity - Behaviour Change & Community Empowerment
Gain insight into Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust's approach to public engagement, which focuses on behaviour change and community empowerment; going beyond the traditional educational approach of the environmental sector.
Featuring insight from Becky Fisher of Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust