TVNP Review update – Chris Barlow ERS Research & Consultancy.
PRESENTATIONS – NATURAL ASSETS:
Natural Assets – Jeremy Garside An inspirational talk from the Chief Executive of Tees Valley Wildlife Trust.
Lustrum Beck – Latham & Lamb Reducing Flood Risk at a Catchment Scale. Environment Agency & Tees Rivers Trust.
Ancient Grasslands – Martin Allen England’s Forgotten Cultural Heritage.
Tees Estuary Edges – Boyes & Cutts Institute of Estuarine Ecology.
What Bat is That – Sarah Barry Sarah Barry Cleveland Bat Group
PRESENTATIONS – NATURAL GROWTH:
Natural Growth – Bruce Howard EKN An excellent introduction to natural capital from the Ecosystems Knowledge Network
Habitat Banking – Robert Woods A new Process for the Tees Valley. Industry and Nature Conservation Association (INCA.)
Applying Natural Capital – Andrew Whitehead The LEED (local Environment & Economic Development) Toolkit. Natural England.
PRESENTATIONS – NATURAL HEALTH & WELL-BEING:
M’boro Mens Shed – Sarah Marrison Groundwork North East & Cumbria.
Sport England National Pilot – Mark Fishpool Local Delivery Pilot – Building Nature into the Programme. Middlesbrough Environment City.
Social Prescribing Nature as Therapy – Sara Dalton Catalyst. Stockton.
POWERED BY PechaKucha PRESENTATIONS:
Tees Youth Outreach Proj – MJ Alexander North York Moors National Park Authority youth programme.
Guerrilla Grazing – Hogweeed Action Group C/O Ben Lamb. Tees Rivers Trust.
Greatham Creek – Moorish & Charman Environment Agency & Natural England.
Water Rangers – Vicky Cairns Northumbrian Water
THANKS TO THOSE WHO BROUGHT A STAND TOO: Cleveland Beekeepers Association; Cleveland Bat Group; Cleveland Naturalists; Environment Agency; Natural England; North York Moors National Park Authority; Northumbrian Water; River Tees Re-discovered; RSPB; Tees Rivers Trust; TV Local Access Forum Tees Valley RIGS; Tees Valley Wildlife Trust.
QUOTES FROM THE DAY:
‘How do you improve on last year’s conference – this one! Well done TVNP’
‘Excellent well-structured event – well done!’
‘Inspiring, thought provoking day…’
‘An interesting format that kept me fully engaged all day…’
‘Found the Natural Assets and Public Health (Natural Health & Well-being) talks particularly interesting.’
‘Excellent venue. Well-presented and run event.’
‘Networking – new contacts and old. Challenge – new stimuli. Diversity – kinds of projects. NB. People focus for the future – public promotion to win wider support and deeper public commitment.’
‘Very much enjoyed the whole day, very relevant and learnt a lot. Really enjoyed open discussion in last workshop.’
‘An excellent day. Lots to reflect on and implement.’
‘Excellent conference. I’m very impressed with quality and calibre of speakers. Venue fantastic. Well done!’
‘Very useful day and lots of new contacts made.’
‘Very enjoyable, excellent venue, well organised, good range of partners, interesting displays.’
‘I’m very grateful to have the opportunity to attend – thank you for running the conference.’
‘Excellent speakers to introduce topics. Great to hear report on future of nature partnership. Would have been good to invite/hear from organisations not necessarily already ‘sold’ on the environmental agenda. Very well run overall!’
‘Great venue and well organised. Thanks’
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