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Details of professional events and training that are held online, participation is via video conferences, also information on recorded lectures and seminars that can be viewed online and / or downloaded.

Online Events

03/02/2021 Trees, People and the Built Environment 4 at Online 2 Days

Institute of Chartered Foresters Contact: c-js.info/35AYTQh

03/02/2021 Careers in River Conservation - Virtual Event at Online 1 Day

Unlocking the Severn Contact: c-js.info/38naq7h stephanie.wheeler@canalrivertrust.org.uk 07789178506

This event will feature a series of talks from professionals working in the river conservation sector, including land management, volunteer coordination, environmental education, fisheries management and research. Our speakers will share insights into what their roles involve and the routes they took to get to where they are today.

04/02/2021 Free Webinar – People, plate and planet: working with wildlife for the benefit of all on the veg patch at Online 1 Day

Centre for Alternative Technology Contact: c-js.info/2XiZ4ed meg.stuart@cat.org.uk 01654705950

Gardening journalist, editor and trainer Kim Stoddart will explore the co-benefits of working with wildlife and improving biodiversity on your garden veg patch or community green space. Book online now.

04/02/2021 Bird Flight and Co-operative Aerodynamics at Virtual 1 hour Days

London Natural History Society Contact: c-js.info/31pzCq4 virtualtalks@lnhs.org.uk 07725232190

Through the use of novel biologging technology, and by working with the reintroduction scheme of the critically endangered Northern Bald Ibis, studies have been performed on the relative positioning of individuals in a V-formation, and the co-operative aerodynamic interactions that take place, at a level and complexity not previously feasible.

16/02/2021 Oyster Restoration in the UK: Restoring a Forgotten Ecosystem (Natural History Live) at Virtual 1 hour Days

Field Studies Council Contact: c-js.info/363v5vH biolinks@field-studies-council.org 07725232190

Oysters are most commonly associated with a seafood restaurant on a plate, with a glass of champagne. However, our European native oyster provides us with a number of ecosystem services, such as cleaning our water and providing a home for other marine species. However, oysters have been steadily declining...

17/02/2021 Free webinar - Coping with the climate crisis at Online 1 Day

Centre for Alternative Technology Contact: c-js.info/39adNO7 meg.stuart@cat.org.uk 01654705950

Psychotherapist and climate author Ro Randall will explore the psychological effects of the climate crisis, and ways we can support ourselves and others as we work towards a brighter future.

18/02/2021 Riverfly Monitoring in Greater London at Virtual 1 hour Days

London Natural History Society Contact: c-js.info/31pzCq4 virtualtalks@lnhs.org.uk 07725232190

The Riverfly Monitoring Initiative is a national scheme that brings together trained volunteers, conservation charities and the Environment Agency for the benefit of our rivers. Volunteers are out sampling invertebrates monthly in rivers across Greater London. Joe will talk about how the sampling is done and why it’s important.

23/03/2021 Hedgehogs on Roads: The Problems and Solutions (Natural History Live) at Virtual 1 hour Days

Field Studies Council Contact: c-js.info/3o3dlXu biolinks@field-studies-council.org

Hedgehog roadkill is sadly a familiar site on roads here in the UK as well as Europe. Roads pose a major threat to hedgehogs, directly through mortality from collisions as well as indirectly through the resulting fragmented habitat. Here we explore the issues in more depth, and potential solutions.

26/03/2021 TVERC Online Spring Recorders' Conference at Online 2 Days

Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre Contact: http://www.tverc.org/cms/content/spring-2021 tverc@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Our recorders’ conferences offer a chance for the biological recording community to come together and share updates and information on what they are doing. Anyone who is interested in wildlife recording and conservation is welcome to attend.

30/03/2021 Aspects of Defence Mechanisms in Lepidoptera (Natural History Live) at Virtual 1 hour Days

British Entomological and Natural History Society Contact: c-js.info/360xfw4 biolinks@field-studies-council.org

As caterpillars, butterflies and moths can be vulnerable to predation from a wide range of animals. Barry will explore some aspects of how moths and butterflies avoid predation during the larval stage, with a focus on camouflage and mimicry (including snake mimicry).

Online Learning - Short Courses

23/01/2021 Dealing with perceived pests in a wilder garden (Online Course) 0.5 Day

Online, Kent Wildlife Trust 01622 662012 studydays@kentwildlife.org.uk c-js.info/3sgJ6iT

Practical solutions for protecting flowers and vegetables when you garden for wildlife

Cost £5 per person (suggested donation)

25/01/2021 UK Habitat Classification (UKHab) NEW 1 Day

Online, Kent Wildlife Trust 01622 662012 studydays@kentwildlife.org.uk c-js.info/35umm5l

An online training day on the UK Habitat Classification, a new comprehensive classification system for vegetation habitats used in conservation and land management

Cost £75

26/01/2021 Bats in Winter 2, 2 hour workshops over 2 weeks Days

online, Tragus Training tragustraining@gmail.com

Winter Bat Ecology - what bats do & where they go in winter - physiological & behavioural adaptations, strategies British bats employ to survive winter - types of hibernacula & associated species. Surveying Bats in Winter - identifying British bat species in hibernation - surveying hibernacula, practical & safety considerations.

Cost £50 (10% early booking discount)

26/01/21 How to prepare and deliver tool box talks 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07842 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

An essential guide for any ecologist instructing, supervising and liaising with contractors.

Cost £30+VAT

27/01/2021 Evidence Synthesis 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2eKgKwG

This interactive ONLINE course gives you the knowledge, skills and confidence to carry out an Evidence Review Synthesis for an area of natural environment research. You will gain & improve skills in undertaking an evidence review. The training involves hands-on group exercises in developing review questions & undertaking a review.

28/01/2021 Pollinator friendly garden (Online Course) 0.5 Day

Online, Kent Wildlife Trust 01622 662012 studydays@kentwildlife.org.uk c-js.info/2Loh9Fp

Learn how to encourage pollinators into your garden

Cost £5 per person (suggested donation)

29/01/21 Calculating and Using Biodiversity Units with Metric 2.0 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/35uOMfp

This course is based on the Biodiversity Metric 2.0, published by Natural England in 2019. It provides training on undertaking biodiversity unit calculations for a development and its impacts on biodiversity.

Cost £Varies: see website

30/01/2021 Identifying Trees and Shrubs in Winter 0.5 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3nyGj1z

A half-day online course giving participants the skills and confidence to identify trees and shrubs when not in leaf; a set of c.20 labelled UK native twigs posted to your address prior to the course; a free copy of the FSC Aidgap Winter Trees guide.

Cost £59.9

30/01/2021 Wales Bat Worker's Day - online 1 Day

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/2Y18A61

The Wales Bat Worker's Day is aimed at anyone with an interest in bats. It provides a good opportunity for meeting with others who are involved with bat work as well as developing knowledge and skills through the exciting programme of talks, workshops and the Wales Bat Workers' Forum.

Cost £30/25

02/02/21 Biodiversity Net Gain Through Development 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3bpmXsQ

The course is for individuals wishing to advance their skills in designing biodiversity net gain for development projects. Through presentations, case studies and practical work, the course focuses on designing BNG for various types, sizes and locations of development projects including small-scale to large-scale, as well as rural and urban locations.

Cost £Varies: see website

03/02/2021 Dealing with perceived pests in a wilder garden (Online Course) 0.5 Day

Online, Kent Wildlife Trust 01622 662012 studydays@kentwildlife.org.uk c-js.info/3sgJ6iT

Practical solutions for protecting flowers and vegetables when you garden for wildlife

Cost £5 per person (suggested donation)

04/02/21 Soils, Plants and Phytoremediation 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3sf6ihp

This course delivered as two online sessions across two days will help participants recognise the remedial actions that can be taken to resolve or reduce the effects of human impacts on biodiversity, such as recreational pressure or pollution.

Cost £Varies: see website

04/02/21 Bat Impacts and Mitigation 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3btUUZo

The course will look at how and when to apply for a bat development licence (Scotland), writing a Species Protection Plan, potential impacts to bats and mitigation and compensation options. Various development types will be considered including buildings, new roads and wind farms.

Cost £Varies: see website

08/02/2021 Bats in Winter 2, 2 hour workshops over sequential evenings Days

online, Tragus Training tragustraining@gmail.com

Winter Bat Ecology - what bats do & where they go in winter - physiological & behavioural adaptations, strategies British bats employ to survive winter - types of hibernacula & associated species. Surveying Bats in Winter - identifying British bat species in hibernation - surveying hibernacula, practical & safety considerations.

Cost £50 (10% early booking discount)

09/02/2021 Using drones to map habitats 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2v4TOwp

This two-day interactive online course gives you skills in taking images collected from a UAV platform, processing images into a scene for image processing, generating classified images. You will learn steps to produce high quality and accurate maps for mapping vegetation and land forms.

09/02/2021 Around Britain in 25 Grasses 1 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3nyGj1z

Grasses, sedges and rushes are crucial indicator species for a range of habitats, both telling you the vegetation type you are in, but also its quality and how well it is being managed. Despite this, many people struggle with their ID, partly due to an absence of large showy flowers.

This course will focus on 5 key species from 5 habitats - improved, calcareous and acid grassland/heath, mire and woodland.

Cost £37

09/02/21 QField for Ecologists and Environmental Practitioners 3 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3scSRPg

This event introduces surveyors to QField, an open source mobile GIS mapper which works alongside the QGIS GIS program. The application allows for efficient electronic data capture in the field and can be used for habitat mapping as well as capturing species information.

Cost £Varies: see website

10/02/21 Phase 1 for Development 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/2MKghes

This one day training course delivered by James Simpson will give participants the confidence to carry out their own phase 1 habitat surveys.

Cost £Varies: see website

12/02/2021 Big Bat Skills Event - Online 1 Day

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/3odQ997

The Big Bat Skills Event brings bat workers together online for a range of workshops so they can continue to develop their skills and knowledge without having to gather in person. Workshops are organised into streams: Introductory, Surveying & Monitoring, Essential Skills and Products: Sound analysis software/bat detectors.

Cost £25/60

16/02/21 Beginners QGIS for Ecologists and Conservation Practitioners 4 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/2LbFn5N

The course is designed to enable you to become a competent GIS operator with a practical focus on producing survey maps and analysing data derived from your surveys.

Cost £Varies: see website

16/02/21 How to measure success in bat mitigation 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07842 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

The fourth in a series of four courses.? A must-have approach to help you make judgements of all types of mitigation and compensation schemes.

Cost £30+VAT

16/02/2021 Discovering iRecord 4 (approx.) Days

Virtual, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/3qFQ3IW

This online training course aims to give those new to iRecord (or those existing users that struggle with the platform) an introduction to the basic features of the platform and instill them with confidence when using iRecord to submit biological records.

Cost £20-60

18/02/21 Mental Health Awareness in the Work Environment 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3sgrMuk

This training course delivered by Liz Jones as two half-day Zoom sessions will benefit the learner by raising awareness of common mental health problems related to work such as depression, stress and anxiety, eating disorders, self-harming and suicide.

Cost £Varies: see website

23/02/2021 Around Britain in 25 Bryophytes 1 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3nyGj1z

Bryophytes often make up the final frontier in botanical knowledge, and though many people find and admire them, putting a name on them can be a different matter!

This course will run over 25 of the most common mosses and liverworts encountered in lowland Britain.

Cost £37

23/02/2021 Bitesize Bats 5, 2 hour workshops over sequential weeks Days

online, Tragus Training tragustraining@gmail.com

Series of workshops covering Bat Ecology and Conservation, Bats and the Law, Bat Identification, Roosts and Signs, and Training for a Licence. Suitable for licence trainees and interested individuals.

Cost £25/workshop, £100 for all 5

23/02/21 How to choose and use bat boxes 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07842 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

Key pointers to help you make sensible and efficient choices about bat boxes.? We will help you to feel more organised and confident in your approach.

Cost £30+VAT

23/02/2021 Thermal Imaging Basics 6 Days

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/3sIJDKN

6-week online course for wildlife enthusiasts and professionals who want to see or hear more of wildlife. The course comprises 6 online sessions, includes a high level of student and teacher engagement plus dynamic exercises and lots of useful resources, in line with the?Thermal Imaging: Bat Survey Guidelines.

Cost £197

25/02/21 Preliminary Ecological Appraisal 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/2MKgb6A

This training course will provide delegates with an introduction to the process of Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (PEA).

Cost £Varies: see website

01/03/21 Intermediate QGIS for Ecologists and Environmental Practitioners 4 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3q26rTA

This intermediate level event focuses on using QGIS as a tool for data analysis and producing more complex maps accurately and efficiently. The course offers ideal progression from our entry level QGIS training and includes some pre-event work to help ensure all delegates have a similar level of QGIS knowledge.

Cost £Varies: see website

02/03/21 Eurasian Beaver Ecology and Restoration 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3sakIzw

The training will cover: beaver ecology and biology including behaviour and habitat manipulation; introduction to field sign identification and survey methods; background to the restoration of this species, distinguishing beaver field signs from other mammals; early identification of potential beaver conflict sites and assessing severity levels of potential conflicts.

Cost £Varies: see website

04/03/2021 Around Britain in 15 ferns and their allies 0.5 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3ad4HlM

This course focuses on 15 key species of fern, showing the key features of each species, using simple and memorable vegetative characteristics that can be used all year round. All proceeds from the course will go to supporting our endangered species conservation work.

Cost £37

06/03/2021 Scottish Bat Worker's Conference - online 1 Day

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/2M9nnsI

The Scottish conference brings together bat workers across Scotland to spend time together: updating their knowledge, sharing best practice, developing their skills and catching up on the latest 'bat chat'. The day includes spotlight talks from Scottish bat groups, longer talks on projects or sharing new knowledge and research talks.

Cost £30/?25

08/03/21 Developing Skills in Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) 4 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3bti8yQ

This training course is aimed at those practitioners who have existing experience of undertaking EcIAs and wish to develop those skills further. The course will follow the approach to EcIA set out in CIEEM?s guidelines, and will focus on the terrestrial (rather than the marine) environment.

Cost £Varies: see website

08/03/2021 Scoping surveys for arborists - online 1 Day

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/2EANaD0

Online awareness course?for arborists to help them carry out?tree works with consideration for the potential impacts on bats and their habitat. The course?is Lantra registered, counts towards?Arboricultural Association CPD and in line with British Standard 8596 - Surveying for bats in trees and woodland.

Cost £120.50/95


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09/03/2021 How to survey and assess hedgerows using the Hedgerow Regulations 0.5 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/2Wbt8YL

A half-day online course which runs through the 1997 Hedgerow Regulations and provides participants with the skills to confidently survey a range of hedgerows, and accurately assess whether they qualify as 'important' and are therefore protected by law.

Cost £30

09/03/21 How to get started in bat mitigation 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07842 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

The first in a series of four courses.? An essential guide to help you understand ecological functionality, mitigation, compensation and enhancement.

Cost £30+VAT

16/03/2021 Habitat Indicator Species 0.5 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/2LrYQPa

An online course giving participants an overview of the key Phase I, UK Habitats and NVC communities found in lowland Britain, as well as detailed information on the indicator species which identify these.

Cost £55

16/03/21 How to choose the right mitigation for bats - designing and impacts 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07842 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

The second in a series of four courses.? A guide to the design process, legislation and development impacts - most important for costing work and advising clients!

Cost £30+VAT

18/03/2021 Around Britain in 25 grasses 0.5 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3nyGj1z

Grasses, sedges and rushes are crucial indicator species for a range of habitats, both telling you the vegetation type you are in, but also its quality and how well it is being managed. This course will focus on 5 key species from 5 habitats - improved, calcareous and acid grassland/heath, mire and woodland.

Cost £37

18/03/2021 Bats for Building Professionals - online 1 Day

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/2Z6Svvb

This awareness course is for anyone responsible for buildings and their renovation/development/maintenance (builders, surveyors, architects and pest controllers). The course will ensure that participants are aware of their responsibilities with regard to bats and are able to recognise the basic signs of potential roosts. No prior knowledge required.

Cost £95

23/03/2021 QGIS: Advanced (Online) 12 hours Days

Online, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

This course is intended for those who have either completed our Introduction to QGIS course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course is run via a series of zoom video calls.

Cost £425

23/03/21 How to interpret your bat surveys 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07844 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

An ecologist's guide to making reasonable judgements, explaining survey results and remaining objective.

Cost £30+VAT

25/03/21 Introduction to UK Habitat Classification 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/2LFqxEt

This course will enable delegates to plan for and conduct a UK Habitat Classification Survey.

Cost £Varies: see website

27/03/2021 North of England Bat Conference - Online 1 Day

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/3bZKf95

One day event for bat workers and bat enthusiasts to come together to discuss research, share best practice and develop their skills and knowledge. Programme includes a variety of speakers and workshops held online this year.

Cost £30/?25

29/03/2021 UK Wildlife and the Law 0.5 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3nyGj1z

A half-day online, providing an introduction to those who wish to understand the basic principles of UK legislation, how to make the best of it and avoid the common pitfalls that come with this technical subject.

Cost £38.5

06/04/21 How to plan your bat mitigation 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07845 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

The third in a series of four courses.? An indispensable review of the key decisions you need to make - don?t start your project without this!

Cost £30+VAT

Various Online Ecology Self-Study Courses

Online Ecology Self-Study Courses

Online, Ecology Training UK www.ecologytraining.co.uk/book-a-course/online

Ecology Training UK, one of the UK's top ecology training providers, offers a range of over 20 self-study courses you can do at home.

Various Reptile Ecology, ID and Surveying 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers ecology, ID and surveying of all UK reptile species via videos.

Cost £80

Various Otter Ecology and Surveying 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers ecology, surveying and field signs. Includes a video of a field visit to carry out a survey.

Cost £80

Various Badger Ecology and Surveying 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers ecology, surveying and field signs. Includes a video of a field visit to carry out a survey and some trail cam footage.

Cost £80

Various Bats: Surveying Buildings for Bats 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers how to survey buildings for bats and includes signs, types of roosts, roosting areas in buildings, health and safety and a video of a field visit to survey buildings.

Cost £70

Various Bats: Legislation for Bat Workers 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers essential information on legislation relating to bats including relevant legislation, licencing and applying the law in our bat work.

Cost £70

Various Bats: Architectural Terms for Batworkers 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers a wide range of architectural terms for bat workers to ensure they can properly describe buildings for their surveys and reports.

Cost £25

Various Bats: Surveying Trees for Bats 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers information about how bats use trees, what features are important for them, how to survey trees and legislation and licensing.

Cost £70

Various Bats: Health and Safety Awareness for Bat Workers 0.5 Day

Online, Ecology Training UK 07818073660 ecologytraininguk@gmail.com www.ecologytraining.co.uk

Course covers health and safety issues relevant to bat workers including working at height, in confined spaces, asbestos and lone working.

Cost £25

13/04/21 How to measure success in bat mitigation 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07846 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

The fourth in a series of four courses.? A must-have approach to help you make judgements of all types of mitigation and compensation schemes.

Cost £30+VAT

17/04/2021 South West of England Bat Conference - Online 1 Day

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/3o5qijs

One day event for bat workers and bat enthusiasts to come together to discuss research, share best practice and develop their skills and knowledge. Programme includes a variety of speakers and workshops held online this year.

Cost £30/?25

20/04/21 How to prepare and deliver tool box talks 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07847 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

An essential guide for any ecologist instructing, supervising and liaising with contractors

Cost £30+VAT

20/04/2021 Thermal Imaging for Wildlife Applications - Advanced 12 Days

Online - Zoom, Bat Conservation Trust 020 7820 7169 training@bats.org.uk c-js.info/2M7kTuW

This 12 month online training programme is designed for consultant ecologists and wildlife professionals who would like to improve their wildlife detection or survey accuracy. We will work with you to help you complete your Training Checklist from the?Thermal Imaging Bat Survey Guidelines?during this course.

Cost £1500

21/04/2021 Transforming Environmental Data in R 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/317vCcn

The 2-day interactive online course will help you understand the benefits of data transformation tools. You will learn about auditable workflows, repeatability, time-saving, improving efficiency & reduced risk of dataloss. You will participate in practical data transformation exercises using real environmental datasets to combine & manipulate datasets for analysis-ready data.

04/05/21 How to choose and use bat boxes 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07842 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

Key pointers to help you make sensible and efficient choices about bat boxes.? We will help you to feel more organised and confident in your approach.

Cost £30+VAT


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22/06/2021 QGIS: Advanced (Online) 12 hours Days

Online, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

This course is intended for those who have either completed our Introduction to QGIS course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course is run via a series of zoom video calls.

Cost £425

Various Unlocking your wildlife career

Online, Dr Kayleigh Fawcett Williams c-js.info/3izM2lQ

Are you a wildlife student or early career wildlife professional? Are you struggling to get a paid or long term wildlife role? Do you want to stop feeling stuck & learn what you can do to move forward in your wildlife career? YES? This free webinar is for you!

06/09/2021 Dormice - Ecology, Survey, and Habitat Management 2021 ONLINE 0.5 Day

Online, The Species Recovery Trust 01722 322539 bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk c-js.info/3nyGj1z

A half-day online course covering dormouse identification, conservation, ecology, habitat management and legal protection.

Cost £45


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21/09/2021 QGIS: Advanced (Online) 12 hours Days

Online, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

This course is intended for those who have either completed our Introduction to QGIS course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course is run via a series of zoom video calls.

Cost £425


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14/12/2021 QGIS: Advanced (Online) 12 hours Days

Online, GeoData, University of Southampton +44 (0)23 8059 2719 training@geodata.soton.ac.uk c-js.info/2PvT68q

This course is intended for those who have either completed our Introduction to QGIS course or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Delegates are introduced to advanced analysis techniques using both raster and vector data. The course is run via a series of zoom video calls.

Cost £425

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