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Managed rewilding and land management techniques examined by Committee

13 October 2016

The Environmental Audit Committee examines the Future of the National Environment after the EU Referendum. This evidence session features two panels and follows on from the October 11evidence session with academics, wildlife organisations and farming groups.

Tuesday 18 October, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

At 10.15am

  • Sir Charles Burrell, Chair, Rewilding Britain
  • Professor Richard Brazier, University of Exeter
  • Professor Sue Hartley, British Ecological Society
  • Dr Keith Kirby, University of Oxford

At 11.00am

  • Guy Smith, Vice President, National Farmers Union
  • Peter Melchett, Policy Director, Soil Association and Organic Research Centre
  • Association of Local Government Ecologists
  • Sarah Fowler, Chief Executive, Peak District National Park

Purpose of the session

The first panel is on managed rewilding and other innovative land management techniques, with practitioners and academics. The second is on key issues, including agri-environment funding post-CAP, with farmers, local government and national bodies.

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