CIEEM Webinar: Taking Account of Biodiversity – The Information Planners Need

This is the second 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

Ecological surveys, their purpose and format

When and why ecological surveys lead to a requirement for further surveys

How this relates to pre-application discussions and validation

When is a project ‘licensable’.