Free Webinar on New British Standard: BS 8683:2021 Process for designing and implementing Biodiversity Net Gain. Specification
8 Jun

8 Jun to 8 Jun

Biodiversity is essential to life on Earth, yet we’re seeing an ever-increasing loss of it, as a result of human activity.

To reverse this, we’ve got to implement development and land management projects in such a way that they deliver Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG), leaving the biodiversity of affected areas in a measurably better state than before we started.

To help deliver BNG, we’ve now produced a new British Standard: BS 8683:2021 Process for designing and implementing Biodiversity Net Gain. Specification.

This document translates established BNG principles into a consistent and structured specification for designing and implementing BNG.

We’re running a free webinar on 8 June to launch the standard. It’s for anyone involved in development projects and land management activities with an interest in promoting biodiversity.

The webinar will:

  • Introduce the standard in the context of BNG thinking in the UK
  • Explain how the standard should be used
  • Explain how the standard relates to government requirements
  • Give participants the chance to put their questions to the standard’s authors
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain a unique understanding of this important new standard.

Participants will hear from:

Lesley Wilson - Lead Standards Development Manager, British Standards Institution (BSI)
Julia Baker - Biodiversity Technical Specialist, Balfour Beatty
Gemma Jerome - Director, Building with Nature Ltd. and Fellow Landscape Institute, Landscape Institute
Nick White - Principal Advisor - Net Gain, Natural England
Jo Treweek - Managing Director, Treweek Environmental Consultants

Take your first step with BS 8683 by booking your free place at the launch webinar now.

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR HERE

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