CPD

Invasive Non Native Species

Tuesday 2nd November 2021 | 16:00 - 17:00

 
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About the event

Are you interested in finding out more about Invasive Non Native Species and how these have an impact on the Construction Industry?
 
Invasive non-native species represent one of the greatest threats to biodiversity worldwide.
Many impact on building, highway and other infrastructure affecting development and resulting in huge amounts of money spent on remediation and treatment. 
 
Join us for this Virtual CPD event delivered by Tim Bird (BSc Hons) CEcol, PIEMA, MBPR
Ecologist and Natural Environment Advisor from Cormac Solutions Ltd. 
 
 
   
 
Nationally, the introduction of non-native plant species has led to dramatic changes in the composition of Britain’s flora and fauna resulting in wider issues which are outlined within this presentation.
 
An invasive non-native plant species can be defined as a non-native species that has a  negative environmental, economic and social impact.
 
For this presentation we will be discussing to the following elements:

  • Introductions
  • Definition of /Non-native/Invasive
  • How they arrived?
  • How many are out there?
  • What makes a species invasive?
  • Impact – environmental/economic/social
  • Identification
  • The Law
  • Controlling Invasive
  • The future
  • Impact on climate change
 
 

Event fees

This virtual event is free to attend.

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Contact details

 
Emma Streames
Member Services and Events Coordinator - Bristol, Exeter & Truro Hub
+44 (0) 1344 630857
 
 
1 Arlington Square
Downshire Way
Bracknell
RG12 1WA
UK
tel: +44 (0) 1344 630700
fax: +44 (0) 1344 306430
Registered Charity No. (England and Wales) 280795 - (Scotland) SC041725
Registered VAT No. 492 0644 43

 
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