CIEEM 2021 Spring Conference Presentations

Long–term Ecological Research Projects: Using Evidence to Inform Practice



Impacts of climate change on the condition of calcareous grassland ecosystems

Dr Raj Whitlock1, Dr Emma J Sayer2, Dr Karl L Evans3, Dr Robert Fitt1, Dr Carly J. Stevens2, Dr Stewart J. Plaistow1, Dr Stephen J. Cornell1 & Dr Andrew P Askew1

1, University of Liverpool; 2, Lancaster University; 3, University of Sheffield


The first 40 years of global change investigations at the Llyn Brianne Stream Observatory

Stephen J Ormerod CEcol FCIEEM – Professor of Ecology, Cardiff University/Deputy Chairman, Natural Resources Wales


The Trinity Broads biomanipulation – lessons from 25 years

Helen Jacobs MCIEEM, Essex & Suffolk Water and Eilish Rothney, Norfolk Wildlife Trust



Lessons for Management of Broadleaved Woodlands

Dr George Peterken


Long term monitoring network a streamlined approach to how we explore the vegetation data

Kieran Fox, Data Analyst, Natural England


Use of long-term grazing enclosures to investigate effects of abandonment on a range of habitat types in the west of Ireland

Dr Maria Long MCIEEM, Grassland Ecologist, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Ireland


Lessons from the Brignant long-term plots

Dr Mariecia Fraser, Reader in Upland Agroecology, Aberystwyth University


Ecosystem service responses to rewilding first-order estimates from 27 years of rewilding in the Scottish Highlands

Tom McKenna, NatureScot


Exploring the ecological outcomes of mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain using evidence from early-adopter jurisdictions in England

Sophus zu Ermgassen1, Sally Marsh1,2, Kate Ryland3, Edward Church4, Richard Marsh5, Joseph W Bull1

1, Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology; 2, High Weald AONB Partnership; 3, Dolphin Ecological Surveys; 4, Department of Planning, South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils; 5, Leeds City Council