Thursday, 23 February 2017

Conference: Newcastle, 17 March - Identifying the opportunities for and threats to the British Uplands

The full title of the conference is: "Identifying the opportunities for and threats to the British Uplands: what are the policy and research priorities?".  More information

Key aims are to:
  1. Facilitate an evidence-based discussion on the future of the British uplands in what can be a contentious policy and management topic;
  2. Establish the viewpoints of important stakeholders regarding the future of the uplands post-Brexit;
  3. Identify the top policy and research questions  by collecting data through facilitated discussion and to determine where there is consensus; and
  4. Use the workshop data to guide future BES policy work in the British uplands (potentially a first publication immediately post-workshop), and to consider a future event.
Lead organisers: 
Darren Evans (Newcastle University), Des Thompson (Scottish Natural Heritage), Jamie Newbold (Aberystwyth University), Davy McCracken (Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).

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