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2018 Farmer Cluster Conference

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The Birmingham & Midland Institute

9 Margaret Street

Birmingham

B3 3BS

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Your chance to hear first-hand accounts of running a Farmer Cluster and the opportunities it provides.

We aim to build on the success of last year’s conference and this year's event will include talks from farmers, facilitators, Defra, Natural England, the GWCT and other organisations.

Agenda (more details to be confirmed):

Morning Chair: Professor Nick Sotherton, GWCT

Session 1: Introduction

  1. Welcome/introduction - Teresa Dent, GWCT
  2. Farmer & Facilitator perspective - Sarah Brockless (faciliatator) and Sam Topham (farmer)
  3. Launch of the Farmer Cluster website - Roger Draycott, GWCT

Session 2: Monitoring

  1. How to monitor wildlife on a farmer cluster - Jess Brooks, GWCT
  2. Big Farmland Bird Count - Jim Egan, GWCT
  3. Recording Data - Adrian Bicker, Living Record

Lunch Break

Afternoon Chair: James Phillips, Natural England

Session 3: Farmer Clusters and delivering ecosystem services

  1. Farming and wild pollinators - Dr Cathy Horsley, Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Session 4: Exploring the motivataions behind farmer-led conservation

Tickets £45 (including lunch and refreshments).

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Taking place in The Lyttelton Theatre at The Birmingham & Midland Institute

Further programme details coming soon

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