Conference 2012

The Fourteenth Annual Conference - 'Shaping nature on a landscape scale'
took place on Tuesday 17th - Thursday 19th July 2012 in York.

All sessions and postings from the 2012 conference are archived below.

Helen Noble, NAAONB Board Member, reports back from Workshop 2 – Communications Workshop

Communications Workshop from Landscapes for Life on Vimeo.

Helen Noble, NAAONB Board Member, reports back from the NAAONB Communications Workshop which discussed the topic – Can AONB partnerships ensure that the work they are doing to deliver eco-system services on a landscape scale is shared and replicated throughout the AONB Family, and communicated in the correct way to the correct audiences?

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Communications on a Landscape Scale – Presentation at Communications Worskhop


Communications on a landscape scale by Shane Harris, Tourism & Communications Manager as part of Workshop 2 on the third day of the conference.

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Philip Hygate, Isles of Scilly AONB reports back from Workshop 1 – Advocacy and Policy

Advocacy and Policy Workshop from Landscapes for Life on Vimeo.

Philip Hygate, Isles of Scilly AONB, reports back from the NAAONB Advocacy and Policy Workshop which discussed the topic – How can AONB partnerships ensure that they work they are doing to deliver eco-system services on a landscape scale reaches the right audiences to influence policy change?

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Sound bites from the Field Trips

Field Trip Four
Jo Traill Thomson from Cornwall AONB Parnerhip shares her experience and reflections from the Linear Lincs Field Trip.

Field Trip Eight
Richard Lloyd from Coltswolds AONB shares his experience and reflections from the Landscape and Biodiversity in Upper Teesdale Field Trip.

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Day Two – Field Trips – Field Trip 8

field tripsDay two of the conference.
The host AONB partnerships and the two NPAs organised a day which gave delegates an opportunity to see a wide range of initiatives and projects. There were 8 field trips during the day.

The photos in the following slideshow below are from Field Trip 8.
(Photo credit: Peter Samsom) Continue reading

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Day Two – Field Trips – Field Trip 5

walking with llamasDay two of the conference.
The host AONB partnerships and the two NPAs organised a day which gave delegates an opportunity to see a wide range of initiatives and projects. There were 8 field trips during the day.

The photos in the following slideshow below are from Field Trip 5.
(Photo credit: Leanne Fox) Continue reading

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Day Two – Field Trips – Field Trip 4

Field Trip 4 group wavingDay two of the conference.
The host AONB partnerships and the two NPAs organised a day which gave delegates an opportunity to see a wide range of initiatives and projects. There were 8 field trips during the day.

The photos in the following slideshow below are from Field Trip 4.
(Photo credit: Louise Niekirk) Continue reading

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Day Two – Field Trips – Field Trip 3

snapshot of the field trip 3 walking across fieldsDay two of the conference.
The host AONB partnerships and the two NPAs organised a day which gave delegates an opportunity to see a wide range of initiatives and projects. There were 8 field trips during the day.

The photos in the following slideshow below are from Field Trip 3.
(Photo credit: Helen Gamble) Continue reading

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Day Two – Field Trips – Field Trip 1

snapshot from field trip 1Day two of the conference.
The host AONB partnerships and the two NPAs organised a day which gave delegates an opportunity to see a wide range of initiatives and projects. There were 8 field trips during the day.

The photos in the following slideshow below are from Field Trip 1.
(Photo credit: Paul Jackson) Continue reading

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