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On this page we host material that was presented or developed at past workshops, conferences, training and other events hosted by Wild Oxfordshire.

What’s happening down by the riverside? Mapping R&D across Oxfordshire’s Water Environment, 12th December 2015
Delegate list
Context and expectations
Event summary
A snapshot of the state of the water environment in Oxfordshire from a WFD perspective Graham Scholey (Environment Agency)
Proposed Natural Environment Research Council research Dr Gareth Old (CEH)
The Thames Initiative Research Platform Dr Mike Bowes (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology)
Thames Water’s Catchment Management trial, Claire Neale (Atkins)
Gathering data from the Thames water blitz ,  Dr Steven Loiselle (Earth Watch)
Freshwater Areas – Oxfordshire Pilot Project, Dr Jeremy Biggs (Freshwater Habitats Trust)
Clean Water for Wildlife survey, Dr Naomi Ewald (FHT)
Evenlode Catchment Partnership Hilary Phillips (Evenlode Catchment Partnership)
Ray & Cherwell catchments, Dr Richard Bloor (BBOWT)
Thame & Ock Catchments Dr Pascale Nicolet (FHT) (no powerpoint)
Upper Thames catchment,  Jenny Phelps (Gloucestershire FWAG)
Catchment Sensitive farming: Into the future Sarah Olney (Natural England)
RECONNECT in the Upper Thames, Dr Richard Bloor (BBOWT)
The Upper Thames River Valleys. Charlotte Kinnear ( RSPB)
National Farmers Union perspective Tom Ormesher (NFU South East)
Cover cropping for water quality Tim Clarke (CFE)
Flood Network – Crowdsourced Hydrology?   Oxford Flood Network platform  /Reslient Oxford / Digital Catapult’s Environmental Data Exchange site  Ben Ward (Flood Network)
NaturEtrade – developing a trading platform to fund ecosystem services
Dr Beccy Wilebore (Long-term Ecology Laboratory – U of Ox) / Alistair Yeomans (Sylva)
Oxfordshire LEADER, John Gordon (no powerpoint)

Oxfordshire goes Wild, 19 September 2015
Fun family event at River and Rowing Museum, Henley
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Totally Thames Water-Blitz, 14 September 2015
Citizen science – information about the water quality of your river or stream
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Conservation Target Area Leads  meeting, 3 July 2015,
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The role of Planning for the future of Oxfordshire, 2nd July 2015
The main purpose of the event was to  share best practise, to look at  planning issues from both sides of the fence and to discuss ways how planners and the environmental sector together can play a constructive and effective role regarding future development in the County.  All materials form the event are provided below:
1.   Agenda
2.  Workshop summary
3.  Detailed workshop notes
4.  RSPB/ Kingsbrook presentation, Paul Stephen
5.  West Oxon District Council presentation, Phil Shaw
6.  BBOWT and planning presentation, Matt Jackson
7.  Delegate list
8.  Feedback form
9.  Useful planning documents and links (1 page key resources relevant to event)
10.  Press release (13 July 2015)