Landscapes for Life - Conference 2017
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The Nineteenth Annual Conference took place on Tuesday 18th July - Wednesday 19th July in Winchester, Hampshire.
All sessions and postings from the 2017 conference are archived below.

Video – Brexit: Thoughts on it’s possible impacts – Kate Russell, CAAV

Kate Russell of  the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers presented on Brexit: Thoughts on it’s possible impacts.

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Brexit – Thoughts on its possible impacts – Kate Russell, CAAV

Kate Russell of  the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers spoke on day two of the conference.

Key elements of Kates’ talk included:

The Brief
The potential impact of Brexit particularly touching on

  • what causes changes in land value and the potential impact of Brexit
  • how these changes might play out socially and environmentally

What causes change in land values?
Supply and demand for farmland is affected by a huge range of factors, including: Continue reading

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Video – See, Prepare, Commit – Andy Middleton, TYF

Andy Middleton, CEO at TYF with his presentation at the conference on See, Prepare, Commit.

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See, Prepare, Commit – Andy Middleton, TYF

Andy Middleton, CEO at TYF spoke at the conference. The TYF Group aims are to: “We create life changing adventures with a light touch on nature, focus young people’s sight & skills for the future and help organisations with innovation & sustainability. We play for the planet.”

His talk focussed on these key points:

See – Choose your focus. Continue reading

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Video – A lasting difference for heritage and people – Ros Kerslake, HLF

Ros Kerslake, CEO, Heritage Lottery Fund gave a presentation at the conference on a Lasting difference for heritage and people.

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A lasting difference for heritage and people – Ros Kerslake, HLF

Ros Kerslake, CEO, Heritage Lottery Fund spoke at the conference. Key aspects of her talk included:

  • A lasting difference for heritage and people Strategic Framework 2013 – 2019
  • HLF Strategic Framework – 2013 – 2019 Key statement:- “We aim to encourage more fundable projects in those areas that have attracted less funding in the past, most notably the natural heritage sector”.
  • “No one will protect what they don’t care about and no one will care about what they have never experienced”
  • Aim: To support schemes led by partnerships which aim to conserve areas of distinctive landscape character £237m to 126 Landscape Partnerships since 2000
  • Sharing examples of the Allen Valleys Landscape Partnership in the North Pennines on the opportunities and change that can take place with the support of funding and investment.
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Video – Steve Evison, Nearly Wild Camping

After his briefing session on day one of the conference, Steve Evison of Nearly Wild Camping talks about his session.

View the slides from Steves presentation here.

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Video – Kristen Lambert, Somerset AONB

Kristen Lambert, Somerset AONBs’ Nature and Wellbeing Officer shares an overview of the briefing session held on day one of the conference on their Nature and Wellbeing Project.

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Video – Steve Preston, Management Planning

Steve Preston of Steve Preston Associates talks about his briefing session on day one of the conference on Management Plan Reviews – the new context.

View the presentation slides from the session here.

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