Here are 5 reasons provided by GWCT Director of Research Prof Nick Sotherton outlining why you need to book your place:
- BASIS CPD points now available.
- Places going quickly, over 70% full and we have a seat limitation.
- Keynote speaker now confirmed – Richard Benyon MP will talk about how we really can reverse the decline in biodiversity.
- Come and hear how wildlife revival is actually happening on the ground.
- Don’t come to hear how bad things are, come and find out how to make things better!
Venue: Ondaatje Theatre, Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London
Date: Tuesday 13th May
Time: 10am to 4pm.
Tickets: £40 - Book online now >
- 1015 Arrival and coffee
- 1040 Welcome (Ian Coghill)
- 1045 Introduction: Why are we here, what do we hope to achieve (Nick Sotherton)
- 1115 Keynote speech (Richard Benyon MP)
- 1145 Policy setting: What are the challenges facing the agri-environment measures? (Alastair Leake)
- 1215 Cluster farms: Getting farmers to work together at the landscape scale (Peter Thompson)
- 1245 Lunch
- 1330 The Marlborough Downs Nature Improvement Area: Experiences so far from a farmer-led initiative (Chris Musgrave)
- 1400 Optimal use of agri-environment in the landscape: How can we do better (John Holland)
- 1430 Our catchment sensitive farming project (Chris Stoate)
- 1500 Farmland insect declines: Climate change or intensive management? The case for more mitigation (Julie Ewald)
- 1530 Wader recovery in the Avon Valley: A new farmer-led initiative (Andrew Hoodless)
- 1600 Closing remarks (Teresa Dent)
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