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
This virtual event is free to attend.
Contact details Emma Streames Member Services and Events Coordinator - Bristol, Exeter & Truro Hub [email protected]