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Virtual BNG Workshop

Join us at our first in-person member’s workshop of 2024.

10:05 – Presentation on initial high level BNG impact and appraisal of Sites at acquisition or bid stage via satellite imagery

Sam McCarthy, Senior Manager, Global Business Development, AiDash

Site capacity/ deliverability at initial LP draft allocation assessment

10.25 Local Authority Process / Expectations at application stage

Viv Greenough, County Ecologist / Natural Environment Strategic Lead, Surrey County Council

Aim – explore BNG in practice:
• local authority expectations / requirements
• developer requirements – validation checklists
• developer expectations – receive, assess BNG baseline to understand how much BNG, where is located on or offsite

10:45 Establishing off Site BNG Acquisition and Register

Sue Charlton, Associate Ecologist, Environment Bank
Zoe Channon, Director of Nature based Solutions and Partnerships, Surrey Wildlife Trust
Ann Bailey, Senior Ecologist, Viv Greenough, County Ecologist / Natural Environment Strategic Lead Surrey County Council

11:10 Legal Update on how to secure BNG in planning permissions.

Mary Cook and Safiyah Islam, Town Legal

11.40 Case study on BNG in practice

Josie Cadwallader-Huges, Thakeham


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