Time & Location
10 Jan 2024, 6:00 pm GMT
Jim is an ecologist and arboriculturist, with particular interests in veteran trees and bats. He conducts research and dissemination of findings. His current research focuses on measures to improve how trees are surveyed for bats.
He runs his own research and training company, BATS Research and Training, and is a senior bat conservation officer for the Vincent Wildlife Trust.Emma Gilmartin
Emma is a plant/ fungal ecologist. With a PhD from Cardiff University, she has contributed to research on wood decay and tree hollowing, veteranisation and saproxylic insect ecology. In her current role, Emma provides specialist ecological advice, guidance and training. She also works in a range of external partnerships to drive the conservation of ancient and veteran trees.