In Practice Issue 86: Training and Skills (Dec 2014)


Closing the Ecological Skills Gap
Sally Hayns

CIEEM and the Environment Agency working together to support professionalism
Katharine Pilcher, Ann Skinner & Caroline Essery

Identifying skills gaps, developing expertise and improving capability in Natural England
John Creedy

Communication skills for ecologists – to influence policy on biodiversity and ecosystem services we must know our audiences
Claire Wansbury, Juliette Linford, Veronica Lawrie, Liam Atherton, Jasmin Barwig, Clare Pugh & Octavia Neeves

Natural Talent – An innovative response to the ecological skills gap
John McFarlane

Identification Trainers for the Future – Inspiring the next generation of UK wildlife experts
Stephanie West & John Tweddle

The occurrence, causes and consequences of inter-observer variation in identification of Phase 1 and NVC vegetation types
Andrew Cherrill

Ecological Valuation – a fresh approach?
Bob Edmonds

Safeguarding habitats for protected species at risk from development proposals – are we making the most of our species data?
Jan Collins, Lisa Hundt & Katherine Boughey

LEED – The Local Environment and Economic Development Toolkit
Neil Wyatt

Ecology Legal Update – The freshwater environment, ecological appraisal and the Water Framework Directive: Why, who and how?
Owen Peat & Penny Simpson

Meet the Author – Andrew Cherrill

Work on Construction Sites – An Update on CSCS Cards and the ROLO Course

Wales Biodiversity Partnership Conference Report
Hannah Powell

Natural England Licencing Update
Brian Davies

Trinity Centre for Biodiversity Research – TCBR
Sven P. Batke and Jane Stout

Professional Conduct
Andy Mackenzie

Complaints Update – Breaches of the Code of Professional Conduct

How to get the most from recording your CPD – Important changes

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