“What is Land for?”
I have checked the council calendar and there are no council meetings scheduled on these dates, so NO excuses.
17 October ‘Whose land is it anyway?
And how can government policy reconcile competing demands on it in an era of climate change?’
Professor Philip Lowe OBE, Director of the Rural Economy and Land Use Programme
24 October ‘Farming futures: will there be room for wildlife?'
Dr Chris Stoate, Head of Research, GWCT ‘Allerton Project’ Farm.
31 October ‘Integrated River Basin Management: managing land and water in an integrated way’
Pam Gilder, Head of Wildlife, Recreation, Marine and River Basin Management, Environment Agency
7 November ‘Brownfield and Urban Issues’
‘The Big Brownfield Biodiversity Botch’.
Matt Shardlow, Chief Executive Officer, Buglife – The Invertebrate Conservation Trust
‘Sustainable cities - a space for nature?’
Pete Massini, Future London Programme Manager, Natural England
14 November ‘Eco-Towns: Will they be Eco-? Can they become Towns?’
Professor Sir Peter Hall, Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration, UCL; President, TCPA
21 November ‘For ever, for everyone: What does the nation need from land?’
Tony Burton, Director of Strategy and External Affairs, The National Trust
More info here.
The lectures will be held in Birkbeck, University of London, WC1
For free tickets and venue details, e-mail: or tel: 020 7679 1069
All lectures are from 6.30pm to 8.30 pm. Doors open at 6.00pm.