This course is designed to give a theoretical and practical experience in botanical and habitat survey techniques available in the UK. You will learn how to select the appropriate methods for vegetation surveying and data collection in different habitats.

Tutor: Julie Riley

Julie Riley MCIEEM is a Consultant Ecologist with 17 years’ experience of working in the environmental sector, specialising in botany and habitat surveying. Julie attended UKHab ‘train the trainer’ in 2020 and has extensive experience of working with and training on JNCC Phase 1 habitat surveying, UKHab surveying and Biodiversity Net Gain work.  Julie holds a FISC Level 4 botanical certification and enjoys helping professionals, volunteers and members of the public to improve their plant identification skills.