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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

08/06/2020 Blue Recovery: A 10 year vision for our seas at Online 1 Day

Wildlife and Countryside Link Contact: c-js.info/3dyozie

The discussion, convened by the Wildlife and Countryside Link Marine

Working Group, will explore the role our seas and coastal communities

can play in a resilient recovery from Covid-19.

Time: Jun 8, 2020 11:30 AM in London

10/06/2020 Water security in a changing environment at Online 2 Days

Water & Wastewater Treatment (WWT) Contact: c-js.info/308HU5t

12/06/2020 In Conversation With... Professor Alastair Driver, Director, Rewilding Britain at Online 1 Day

Country Land & Business Association Limited (CLA) Contact: c-js.info/3gT7QrX

The session will explore why some view rewilding as controversial, examples of best practice and how landowners can turn the concept of rewilding into a successful commercial venture.

18/06/2020 In Conversation With... Victoria Prentis MP, Farming Minister at Online 1 Day

Country Land & Business Association Limited (CLA) Contact: c-js.info/3gQF5fr

Join us as we discuss the issues shaping farming, food production and our environment, and the steps Government and rural communities can take to secure the best future for British agriculture.

23/06/2020 LI Webinar: Place and Project Management at Online 1 Day

Landscape Institute Contact: c-js.info/36WV0Ey

24/06/2020 A Decade of Decapods: the quest to save our native crayfish from extinction at Online 1 Day

Bristol Zoo Contact: bristolzoo.org.uk/whats-on/conservation-lectures-at-bristol-zoo

30/06/2020 IES Webinar: Seagrass restoration - Bringing biodiversity back to our seas at Online 1 Day

Institution of Environmental Sciences Contact: www.the-ies.org/events/ies-webinar-seagrass

09/07/2020 Introducing England's Natural Capital Atlases at Online 1 Day

Ecosystems Knowledge Network Contact: ecosystemsknowledge.net/events/webinars

A new National Natural Capital Atlas has been published for England. The Atlas uses the best available data to map out Natural England's Natural Capital Indicators to show the quantity, quality and location of ecosystem assets, as well as the flow of some ecosystem services

Online Learning - Short Courses

08/06/2020 Ammonia as an Air pollutant (introduction) 1 Day

Online, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2Tqn0LJ

This half- day interactive online course is an introduction to ammonia as an air pollutant and its role in air quality impacts. The course provides information on sources and effects of ammonia pollution. The course explains how ammonia is measured and how to link concentrations to effects in local assessments.

09/06/2020 Ammonia measurement planning 3 Days

Online, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 UKCEHtraining@ceh.ac.uk c-js.info/2IpNaaM

This 3-day interactive online course introduces you to ammonia as an air pollutant and its role in air quality impacts. The course will cover an overview of sources, chemical transformation and sinks of ammonia, air quality policies and legislations targeted at reducing emissions and impacts.

Cost £599 (EBD)

10/06/2020 ArcGIS Online (Introduction) 2 hours Days

online (zoom), burdGIS 07764945803 info@burdgis.com c-js.info/3gHOupB

Don't worry if you're new to GIS, all you'll need is a computer and web browser. We'll begin by looking at some basic GIS concepts and then get hands on with: Exploring and styling maps; Saving a map to our account; Adding data from third parties; Exploring the Living Atlas; Creating a simple story map.

Cost £9.97

10/06/2020 Bringing the Barberry Carpet Moth Back from the Brink 1 Day

Online, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/2Y0kn5L

We have Fiona Haynes joining us in this free webinar. Fiona is Project Officer for Butterfly Conservation working on the Back from the Brink Project. She'll be takling about their work which is helping to bring the Barberry Carpet moth back from the brink of extinction.

Cost £5/Free

11/06/2020 Solitary Bees: Intro to ID and Ecology 1 Day

Online, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/2Y0kn5L

We have Aaron Bhambra joining us in this free webinar, he conducts research as a pollinator specialist on behalf of the British Entomological Society and the Peoples Trust for Endangered Species. He?ll be introducing us to solitary bees, their nesting ecology and how to identify some common species.

Cost £5/Free

16/06/2020 Bitesize Bats 2 hours each Days

Online, Tragus Training tragustraining@gmail.com

A collection of workshops designed to work as both a complete programme and as stand-alone sessions, suitable for licence trainees and interested individuals: ‘Introduction to British Bats’, ‘Bats and the Law’, ‘Bat ID’, ‘Roosts and Signs’, ‘Training for a Licence’. 50% of profit donated to the Bat Conservation Trust.

Cost £20/workshop, £80 for all 5

18/06/2020 Introduction to Identifying Ladybird Larvae 1 Day

Online, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/2Y0kn5L

We have Helen and Peter from the UK Ladybird Survey joining us in this free webinar. Learn how to ID the larvae of some of our common ladybird species.

Cost £5/Free

23/06/2020 Virtual MapInfo Foundation Training 3 Days

Virtual, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/mapinfo-training-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

24/06/2020 On the hunt for the Rugged Oil Beetle 1 Day

Online, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/2Y0kn5L

We will have Jennifer Gilbert joining us in this free webinar. Jennifer works for Butterfly Conservation on the Back from the Brink?s ?Limestone?s Living Legacies? project. This talk will focus on their work on the Rugged Oil Beetle and how they?re finding out more about its status and life cycle.

Cost £5/Free

25/06/2020 A Community Working to Brink Back Water Voles 1 Day

Online, Field Studies Council biolinks@field-studies-council.org c-js.info/2Y0kn5L

We have Elliot Newtown from the Get inVOLEd project joining us in this free webinar. He will introduce you to Water Voles, one of fastest declining mammals in the UK. He?ll also talk about how the project is empowering local people to support water vole reintroduction to SW London.

Cost £5/Free

25/06/2020 Effective Communication for Conservationists 1 Day

Online, c

Would you like to learn how to navigate any difficult conversation effectively and confidently? Conservation Careers is hosting a FREE webinar about Professional and Personal Communications for Conservationists on Thursday 25th June. Register to save your spot

Free Course

25/06/2020 Effective Communication for Conservationists 1 Day

Online, Conservation Careers c-js.info/3dBiAZO

Would you like to learn how to navigate any difficult conversation effectively and confidently? Conservation Careers is hosting a FREE webinar about Professional and Personal Communications for Conservationists on Thursday 25th June. Register to save your spot

Free Course

25/06/2020 Effective Communication for Conservationists 1 Day

Online, Conservation Careers c-js.info/3dBiAZO

Would you like to learn how to navigate any difficult conversation effectively and confidently? Conservation Careers is hosting a FREE webinar about Professional and Personal Communications for Conservationists on Thursday 25th June. Register to save your spot

Free Course

25/06/2020 Effective Communication for Conservationists 1 Day

Online, Conservation Careers c-js.info/3dBiAZO

Would you like to learn how to navigate any difficult conversation effectively and confidently? Conservation Careers is hosting a FREE webinar about Professional and Personal Communications for Conservationists on Thursday 25th June. Register to save your spot

Free Course

02/07/2020 Evidence Synthesis 1 Day

Online, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 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.

07/07/2020 Virtual QGIS Foundation Training 3 Days

Virtual, exeGeSIS SDM Ltd 01874 713066 Carolbateman@esdm.co.uk www.esdm.co.uk/qgis-training-courses

Ideal for Environmental & Ecological Professionals

Various Identifying and recording the butterflies of Central Scotland

Online, Butterfly Conservation amccluskey@butterfly-conservation.org c-js.info/2X8UpNf

Join this free online course to find out how to identify and record the butterflies of Central Scotland.

Free Course

Various Corvid Control - Law and best practice in Scotland

Online, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust rbeeson@gwct.org.uk c-js.info/2S2SoPe

Corvid control is a vital tool for countryside managers. When done well it can be hugely beneficial to the conservation of our game and wildlife. This online course has been developed to ensure those practicing corvid control in Scotland can do so with the confidence that they are operating within the law whilst demonstrating due diligence.

Complete the course to earn your GWCT certificate. Estimated time: 2 hours.

Cost £72

Various ARC's Bitesize Herpetology Courses

Online, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation www.arc-trust.org/training

ARC’s expert staff have created a new series of free, introductory training modules for anyone with an interest in amphibians and reptiles. It’s a great way to increase your knowledge of herpetology, at a pace and time that suits you. The five courses currently available cover identification skills for the 13 native species widespread non-natives. Good luck and have fun!

Free Course

Various Botany Training Courses in the North East

North East, Verde-ecology Consultancy 07875544635 juliageno@gmail.com

We offer the following courses: Plant Identification for Phase 1 Habitat Survey, NVC for Calcareous Grasslands, Grasses, Sedges and Rushes for habitat surveying, Riparian Vegetation for protccted species.

They will be delivered using blended learning and distanced field work. £125 per course. Visit our website for dates and details..

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 self-study courses you can do at home.

Online Learning - Longer Courses

Also have a look at Distance Learning courses and providers.

Certificate in Ecological Consultancy at Ecology Training UK

A complete training to become an ecological consultant. You learn about surveying for protected species, Phase 1 habitat mapping, site assessment and report-writing, legislation, botany, species ID and ecology and more. You also have home-study tutorials and assigments to complete. Taught by industry experts. Next intake May 2020. Due to Coronavirus the Core Week is being successfully delivered by video and webinars with a 2-day field course later in the year.    

www.ecologytraining.co.uk ecologytraininguk@gmail.com 07818073660

Online training workshop: Project Management for Wildlife Conservation at WildTeam

This is an online training workshop, run over 6 weeks (3 hours/week), with weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work through in your own time. Developed specifically for wildlife conservationists, you will learn the project management skills to increase the efficiency and impact of any conservation project. Runs from 1st July to 5th August 2020. £180 full price - bursaries available.

www.wildteam.org.uk/online Beth@wildteam.org.uk

Online training workshop: Project Management for Wildlife Conservation at WildTeam

This is an online training workshop, run over 6 weeks (3 hours/week), with weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work through in your own time. Developed specifically for wildlife conservationists, you will learn the project management skills to increase the efficiency and impact of any conservation project. Starts 11th May – 15th June (3 hours learning each week) 2 live sessions available each week: 9am or 6pm [BST] £180 full price – bursaries available.

www.wildteam.org.uk/online Beth@wildteam.org.uk

Strategy Development for Wildlife Conservation at WildTeam

Sttarts 22nd June - 27th July (3 hours learning each week) 2 live sessions available each week: 10am or 6pm [BST]. This is an online training workshop, run over 6 weeks (3 hours/week), with weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work through in your own time. Working with our experienced team you will learn the skills to design conservation strategies which have more impact. £180 full price – bursaries available

www.wildteam.org.uk/online Beth@wildteam.org.uk