Join Scotscape at the Biodiversity and Planning Conference Dorking Halls, 13th February
Hosted by the Surrey Nature Partnership and supported by Surrey Wildlife Trust
The Biodiversity and Planning Conference enables planning professionals, local authorities and private sector businesses to:
• Gain insight into planning for biodiversity
• Access specialist advice
• Get up to date with recent legislation
• Meet your CPD requirements
Priced at £65 per delegate (non-profit organisations and local authorities)
£120 per delegate (private sector), the day runs from 10-3 and includes lunch and refreshments.
To register your interest please click here
A fascinating speaker line up has been curated to address the challenge of planning for biodiversity.
Welcome: Sarah Jane Chimbwandira - Surrey Wildlife Trust
Biodiversity - Setting Standards for Planning and Development: Mike Oxford - Assoication of Local Government Ecologlists
Biodiversity net gain - what you need to know:Tom Butterworth - WSP
Landscape scale change through planning for minerals: Simon Elson - Surrey County Council
Role and future of Natural England : Marc Turner - Natural England
Why are bats the hot topic?: Ross Baker - Surrey Bat Group
Biodiversity in sustainable development: Rocio Martinez Cillero - University of Surrey
Natural Woking - making biodiversity & green infrastructure the heart of our town: Tracey Haskins - Woking Borough Council
The role of green infrastructure in net gain: Niall McEvoy - Scotscape
A summary of the day with conclusions from panel discussions and next steps will be delivered by Lisa Creaye-Griffin of the Surrey Nature Partnership.