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.