Seminar 2015

Venue: West Suffolk House in Bury St Edmunds, Date: 27th November.

What the delegates said: "Fantastic enthusiasm (speakers)", "Most speakers very engaging", "Brilliant, many thanks!", "Impressed with the quality of content and speakers".

View the presentation stack on ISSUU or view them individually by clicking the links below:

Edward Meyer Swifts

Update on key national issues related to biodiversity in Development Management and Spatial Planning Mike Oxford, ALGE

Wildlife crime – what do planners need to know? Chief Inspector Martin Sims, National Wildlife Crime Unit and Paul Cantwell, Natural England Wildlife Enforcement

Natural England licensing update Graham Irving, Natural England

Swift nest boxes – how planners can build in success Edward Mayer, Swift Conservation

Norfolk Recreation Project – determining visitor patterns across Natura 2000 sites in Norfolk Anne Casey, Norfolk Biodiversity Partnership

Developing a Biodiversity Checking Service for Planning Applications Discussion led by Sue Hooton, Suffolk County Council 

Connecting Nature Fund – bio-offsetting in Norfolk Heidi Thompson, Norfolk Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group 

Broxted Solar Farm Monitoring – a case study Simone Bullion, Suffolk Wildlife Trust  (This presentation is not available to download. Please contact Simone Bullion at Suffolk Wildlife Trust for further information [email protected])


Read about it in the East Anglian Daily Times:

EADT John Grant Sat 5th Dec 2015 Raising the Standards

EADT John Grant Sat 12th Dec 2015  Inspiring Plea to end Swift Decline and Rays of hope for wildlife shine through as planning conditions and partnership reap early rewards