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Protecting Birds in Quarries - POSTPONED

May 5th, 2020 at (All day) until May 5th, 2020 at (All day)
Add to Calendar 2020-05-05 (All day) 2020-05-05 (All day) Europe/London Protecting Birds in Quarries - POSTPONED This course has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please note that NAM are still available for any restoration advice and guidance - www.afterminerals.com   Birds are a vital part of the UK’s biodiversity and are protected by law. Quarries can often become home to protected birds of prey, such as the peregrine falcon, as well as other species like the sand martin. This Nature After Minerals (NAM) training course will provide information on the law relating to the protection of birds and their nests, and the legal obligations of site owners and managers. You will learn about the ecology and habitat requirements for key species, and how to manage the locations these birds will choose to feed and nest in, to encourage them away from planned extraction areas. After lunch there will be a site visit to look at specific features that are attractive to these key species, and how to manage sites to provide a safe home to protected birds whilst managing the legal and operational risks entailed. Marshalls Stainton Quarry Holly Jopson [email protected] MM/DD/YYYY

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This course has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please note that NAM are still available for any restoration advice and guidance - www.afterminerals.com

 

Birds are a vital part of the UK’s biodiversity and are protected by law. Quarries can often become home to protected birds of prey, such as the peregrine falcon, as well as other species like the sand martin. This Nature After Minerals (NAM) training course will provide information on the law relating to the protection of birds and their nests, and the legal obligations of site owners and managers. You will learn about the ecology and habitat requirements for key species, and how to manage the locations these birds will choose to feed and nest in, to encourage them away from planned extraction areas. After lunch there will be a site visit to look at specific features that are attractive to these key species, and how to manage sites to provide a safe home to protected birds whilst managing the legal and operational risks entailed.

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Location

Marshalls Stainton Quarry
Maltby
South Yorkshire

Event Organiser

Holly Jopson
RSPB

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