Donate Online Local Environment Groups Conference – Watch Again

2021 Conference

To go with our Hedgerow Heroes Project, last year’s Local Environment Groups Conference was all about celebrating hedgerow habitat! Feel free to re-watch our webinars to learn from our brilliant guest speakers*. 

 *Please note we were unable to record Nigel Adams’ talk on the lifecycle management of a hedge. However, you can view this year’s ‘Oxford Real Farming Conference’ below where he shares his expertise.

Surveying Hedgerows - Why and How

Megan Gimber

(Peoples’ Trust for Endangered Species)

Hedgerows - Reservoirs of Life

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Rob Wolton

(Devon Hedge Group)

Hedgerows - laws, Rules & Regulations

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Emma Marrington

(CPRE)

Management

How to best manage our hedgerows to get the most out of them.

Wildlife

How hedgerows support biodiversity and a look into the wealth of species they support.

Protection

What's actually going on in order to protect these vital habitats?

  You can learn all about the Hedgerow Management Lifecycle here  →

Hedgerows - The Green Veins of our Landscape

Rebecca Inman (FWAG), Megan Gimber, Matthew Axe, Nigel Adams,

2020 Conference

This webinar series showcases Oxfordshire’s grassroots nature recovery projects & aims to inspire others to take action in their community. It features communities harnessing their collective energy and knowledge and taking effective action for nature on their patch.

Community Groups Conference

This webinar series comes to you free of charge due to the generous support of Smiths & Sons (Bletchington) Ltd and Natural England.

The Importance of Neighbourhood Planning & Community Engagement in a Growing Village by Edel McGurk (Benson Nature Group)

Funding Nature’s Recovery by Rachel Sanderson

 5 Years of the Thames WaterBlitz by Kes Scott Somme

17 Years of Community Action for Letcombe Brook Project by Mark Bradfield

Case Study: Nature’s recovery around Eynsham and turning a vision into reality by Catriona Bass

Biological Recording: Why and How? By Robbie Still

Case Study: ‘River Thame – a birding desert or just under-watched and undervalued?’ by Nick Marriner


Oxfordshire Garden Butterfly ID Training

The first of two webinars on ‘Butterfly identification for beginners‘ focussing on Oxfordshire garden species. With thanks for Nick Bowles of Butterfly Conservation.

The second of two ‘Butterfly identification for beginners‘ focussing on Oxfordshire garden species. With thanks for Nick Bowles of Butterfly Conservation.


Oxfordshire Catchment Catch up Conference May 2020

Beavers & River Restoration by James Wallace & Chris Jones (Beaver Trust)