Effective environmental management of rural landscapes and farmland is becoming as important as Environmental Land Management (ELM) evolves.
The BETA Certificate in Conservation Management is relevant to agronomists, farmers, land agents, estate owners and conservation advisors. Participants, once qualified, will be able to advise, initiate and direct effective conservation management for profitable, sustainable land management.
You can view the syllabus here >
The course sets environmental land management in a commercial context
with practical demonstrations on the Allerton Project’s 320-hectare farm.
The modern eco-friendly Visitor Centre provides the venue for the course.
£713-£920 (full details and discounts sent with booking form)
||Core and ag specialism
Core course content covers four key areas over three full days: modules 1 to 4 plus the agricultural specialism, module 5. In addition, the environmental specialism is a separate one-day course, module 6.
- Farmland, Wildlife & Habitats – Conservation & Improvement
- Farming and the Wider Environment
- Soil Management
- Water & Environmental Protection
- Agricultural Specialism
a) Pollinators and predatory insects
b) Soil biology
c) Pest management
- Environmental Specialism focuses on management of the natural environment for both conservation and highlights benefits within farming systems
a) Pest and predator identification skills
b) Landscape management planning
c) Habitat structure
Practical hands-on demonstrations are a key component of this course.
Details of the course, the individual modules and the full syllabus can be obtained here. No other qualifications are needed prior to attending this course.
For more information or to book, please contact the Allerton Project team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01572 717220.