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2015 South West England Section Conference

Promoting a Landscape Scale Approach to Wetland Biodiversity

15 December 2015, Exeter

Biographies and Abstracts

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Conference presentations can be downloaded below. Please click the presentation title to download a PDF version

Natural flood management: Working with natural processes to manage flood risk, benefit people and wildlife
Ann Skinner CEcol CEnv FCIEEM (Environment Agency)

Water management for floral diversity in wet grasslands
Professor David Gowing (The Open University)

Crayfish conservation in South West England
Jen Nightingale MCIEEM (Bristol Zoological Society)

The practicality and desirability of restoring water voles on a landscape scale in South West England
Derek Gow MCIEEM (Derek Gow Consultancy)

Upstream Thinking - A Flagship Environmental Programme of Catchment Management
Lewis Jones (South West Water)

Large Scale Management and Restoration: lowering the barriers
Peter Burgess (Devon Wildlife Trust)

Exmoor Mires Project
Dr David Smith (Upstream Thinking and Mires Project Manager, South West Water)

Catchment Management to Address Pollutant Pathways
Laurence Couldrick (Westcountry Rivers Trust)
(presentation not currently available)

Promoting a landscape-scale approach to wetlands: the filth and the fury
Dr Rob McInnes MCIEEM (RM Wetlands and Environment)

W(h)ither wetlands? Trends in wetland loss and status, and understanding trajectories of past ecology character for future restoration and management
Professor Nick Davidson (Nick Davidson Environmental)