- Reflections on the Landscapes for Life Conference 2017 by Howard Davies, CEO NAAONB
- Bowland Award Winner – Nectarworks
- Do Different Briefing – Communities of Practice
- Do Different Briefing – Inclusive landscapes, reconnecting people to the landscape
- Q&A Panel – Day Two
- Video – Lord Gardiner, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Defra
- Video – Andy Middleton, TYF
- Video – Special Places – Culture and the landscape – Paul Bristow, Arts Council England
- Special Places – Culture and the landscape – Paul Bristow, Arts Council England
- Video – Brexit: Thoughts on it’s possible impacts – Kate Russell, CAAV
- Brexit – Thoughts on its possible impacts – Kate Russell, CAAV
- Video – See, Prepare, Commit – Andy Middleton, TYF
- See, Prepare, Commit – Andy Middleton, TYF
- Video – A lasting difference for heritage and people – Ros Kerslake, HLF
- A lasting difference for heritage and people – Ros Kerslake, HLF
- Video – Steve Evison, Nearly Wild Camping
- Video – Kristen Lambert, Somerset AONB
- Video – Steve Preston, Management Planning
- Video – Chris Bolton, Natural England
- Video – Jill Smith, NAAONB
- Video – Gerry Sherwin, National Grid
- Briefing – Nearly Wild Camping
- Briefing – Life Cycles and Landscapes
- Briefing – The value of nature and wellbeing work could bring to your AONB
- Briefing – Working with Geodiversity
- Briefing – Natural Englands Landscape Monitoring
- Briefing – Management Plan Reviews – the new context
- Q&A Panel
- Landscape for Life Awards
- Nectarworks – Bowland Award Nominee
- Coastal Creatures – Bowland Award Nominee
- The Monument Management Scheme – Bowland Award Nominee
- High Weald Heroes – Bowland Award Nominee
- Welcome Presentation with Howard Davies CEO, NAAONB
- Conference Opening with Philip Hygate, Chairman, NAAONB
Conference 2017 Photos on Flickr
Category Archives: Day 3
At the end of the conference, Howard Davies presents his conference report.
Dave Wood to Natural England Chair Poul Christensen, asking about the timetable for area designation. Poul responded that he understood the frustrations but stated that they were looking at the process and hoped to have this complete by the end of the year.
There was then a comment from the floor that he should look at
increase their planning resource and the number of people available to help with landscape planning issues which are perhaps considered a ‘Cinderella in planning.’
A representative from Kent Downs AONB raised the subject of biodiversity offsets.
Morgan Parry (CCW) said much was being done in an urban context but there was much wider scope to be more creative at a landscape scale. Natural England supported this view claiming huge potential but that DEFRA need to be brave and develop a framework for this to happen.
A question from the floor about CoaST funding.
Manda Brookman (CoaST) responded that they were a social enterprise and that there was no one source but that their funds came through a variety of partnerships.
Following her presentation to conference, Manda Brookman from CoaST shares the key points from her presentation
Following her presentation to conference, Manda Brookman from CoaST presents the three key points from her talk.
Manda Brookman from CoaST presented at the conference. Find out more about CoaST at www.coastproject.co.uk
Poul Christensen, Chair, Natural England delivered a speech on the final day of the conference.
In his speech, Poul shared views on the localism agenda and other related agendas and remarked that there are lots of changes coming ahead. He spoke about ‘growth and development’ and that our natural environment is under threat more than ever before.
Natural England acknowledges and praises the role of AONBs and wider protected landscapes. Poul remarked that AONBs deliver a phenomenal amount through a very small resource and this was delivered with passion and in partnership. Continue reading
Morgan Parry, Chair of Countryside Council for Wales discussing the key points from his presentation at the conference.
Morgan Parry, Chair of The Countryside Council for Wales presented at the conference. Find out more about CCW at www.ccw.gov.uk.
Richard facilitated workshop 4 – a group discussion on the theme of Building support at the local level and feeds back from the discussion.