EAUC Biodiversity Event “Delivering biodiversity at universities and colleges”

23rd Mar 2016 09:30 – 16:15

This event will officially launch the new Biodiversity Guide and Biodiversity Community of Practice (CoP)

There will be a number of presentations and workshops throughout the day on managing and delivering biodiversity on campus, such as biodiversity monitoring across urban institutions and biodiversity strategy. See the programme below.

The day will include relevant sessions for sustainability professionals, estates managers, gardens and grounds managers, students' unions and students. There will also be a campus biodiversity tour.

A locally sourced menu will be provided for the day which uses herbs from the new herb garden on campus. The lunch is generously supported by SLR Consulting.

If you would like to attend, please book your place below.

> Programme 

Venue location:
EE G162, Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Edward Elgar Building
University Of Worcester
St John's Campus,
Henwick Grove,
Worcester,
WR2 6AJ

Please report to the St John's Campus reception on arrival.

Directions:
The St John's campus is 25-30 minutes’ walk from Worcester Foregate Street station. The numbers 31, 31B, and 31E Henwick Park Services operated by First Travel connect the St John's campus to all university campuses and to the city centre bus station.

Worcester is served by two train stations. Worcester Foregate Street is situated in the city centre and is a 25-30 minute walk from the university or 5 minutes by taxi. Worcester Shrub Hill is a 40-45 minute walk from the university or 10 minutes by taxi.

If you are driving, the Long Stay Car Park (M) on this map is the most appropriate place to park. For more information please visit: www.worcester.ac.uk/discover/find-us-st-johns-campus.html

If you are interested in this CoP, and are a Member of the EAUC, you can sign up here.

This event is free for EAUC members. The non-member rate for this event is £50 per person.

Please advise at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirements.

Presentations

Introduction to the new Biodiversity on Campus guide – Michelle Dixon, NetSustain

Biodiversity strategy and new standard – Michael Howroyd, University of Leeds

Delivering biodiversity and monitoring – Duncan Westbury, University of Worcester

Phase One Habitat Survey Toolkit – Tim Shreeve, Oxford Brookes University

Biodiversity monitoring on urban university campuses – Jeff Ollerton, University of Northampton

Using indicator species for biodiversity decline – Phil Seaton, Orchid Seed Stores for Sustainable Use (OSSSU)

“Growth and expansion with no net loss of Biodiversity – a way forward” – Mike Webb, SLR Consulting 

Videos

Welcome address – Ross Renton, Pro Vice-Chancellor Students, University of Worcester



Michelle Dixon, NetSustain



Michael Howroyd, University of Leeds



Duncan Westbury, University of Worcester



Tim Shreeve, Oxford Brookes University



Jeff Ollerton, University of Northampton



Phil Seaton, Orchid Seed Stores for Sustainable Use (OSSSU)



Mike Webb, SLR Consulting



Campus Biodiversity Tour


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