National Heathland Conference 2020

National Heathland Conference 2020

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The 12th National Heathland Conference is planned to be held from the 29th September to the 1st October 2020 at Ufford Park, Suffolk.

A group of organisations including Surrey Wildlife Trust and Stephen Fry [member and facilitator of the Thames Basin Cluster of land managers}, Natural England, RSPB, Suffolk Wildlife Trust and The Landscape Partnership, is working together to host this 3 day conference with a full program of talks, discussions and field trips.

Coronavirus update

At present, the booking process will remain postponed until it is clear that event will proceed on the planned dates or has to be delayed. Please do still register your interest below as this will enable a change of plans to be quickly communicated.

Provisional/potential themes for the conference include

  • Carbon and the role of heathland management
  • Nitrogen aerial deposition impacts and implications
  • Archaeology
  • Grazing
  • Bare ground creation and management
  • Impact of public access

 

Provisional site visits to choose from:

  • STANTA Training Area
  • King’s Forest and Icknield Heath
  • Dunwich Heath and Forest
  • Minsmere
  • Rendlesham Forest & Sutton Heath
  • Hockwold & Weeting Heaths
  • Knettishall Heath
  • Westleton Heath
  • Purdis Heath & Ipswich Golf Course

 

Register your interest in attending the conference

If you would like to register your interest and receive confirmation of booking costs and process in due course please complete the form below.

Are you registering your interest in attending as an individual or on behalf of a group of colleagues?
If you indicate that you would like to be contacted regarding presenting at the conference, your name and contact details will be passed to the relevant partnership organisations named in the privicay statement below to contact you further.

Your Privacy

  • Surrey Wildlife Trust is working in partnership with Natural England, Stephen Fry Consulting, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, RSPB and The Landscape Partnership.
  • Communications and bookings will be facilitated by Natural England and Stephen Fry Consulting on behalf of Surrey Wildlife Trust; these partners will act only in accordance with this Privacy Statement and the Surrey Wildlife Trust Privacy Policy.
  • The information you provide will be stored on the Surrey Wildlife Trust secure database and only be used to send you information regarding the National Heathland Conference 2020 and to facilitate your booking if you wish to attend.
  • If you indicate that you would like to be contacted regarding presenting at the conference, your name and contact details will be passed to the relevant partnership organisations named above to contact you further.
  • We will not share your details, except with our partner organisations in the ways listed above.
  • If you choose not to opt out of our published delegate list, your name, role and organisation will be available for other delegates to view during the conference.
  • We will not sell or gift your details to a third party.
  • Your details will be permanently deleted within 6 months of the conference taking place.
  • For further information on how we use your data, please refer to our privacy policy.
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