CIEEM Webinar: Knowing When Ecological Reports are Fit for Purpose

This is the third in a series of three webinars designed specifically to help planners and those responsible for planning decisions feel more confident in addressing biodiversity issues in the development planning system. Good biodiversity-related decision making can reduce the likelihood of problems and confrontation and avoid unnecessary delays to the decision-making process.

Topics covered will include

What a competent report looks like

The influence of seasonality

The importance of proportionality

Taking account of survey limitations

Securing appropriate mitigation/compensation

Dealing with poor reports.