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Biodiversity South West Forum

The wider forum is made up of all our partners, both locally and regionally. Each year an event is held to bring the forum together to discuss the work of the partnership or a key biodiversity 'theme'.

Further events will be planned for the partnership and details will be posted on these pages.

TimeItemSpeaker/LeadDownloads
10.00Tea and Coffee
10.30Welcome and brief introduction to dayBasil Greenwood - chair of Nature Map Working Group
10.40Nature Map - a brief overview
How was Nature Map developed and a brief overview of progress. Next steps and challenges.
Naomi Brookes - SW Biodiversity Co-ordinator (SW Nature Map Presentation Partnership Talk PPS 4.37mb)
11.00Q & A Session
11.20Session IntroductionBasil Greenwood
11.25Planning and Nature Map Imogen Davenport Planning And Nature Map (PPS 1.22kb)
11.40 Q & A session
  • Are we using Nature Map to its full potential in relation to planning?
  • Do you have good examples of Nature Map being used in planning?
  • Ideas for next steps.
  • Any other thoughts?
12.05Break - Tea & coffee
12.15Agriculture and Nature Map
How is Nature Map being used to help move this agenda forward?
Phil TolertonAs this is a large document it is available here as PPS or Zip:
Nature Map and agri-environment schemes(PPS 17.1mb)
Nature Map and agri-environment schemes (ZIP 15.1mb)
12.25Local Story - Living landscapes project Lisa SchneidauMendip Hills Living Landscape Project (PPS 7.74mb)
12.30Q & A session on Agriculture
  • Are we using Nature Map to its full potential in relation to agriculture?
  • Do you have good examples of Nature Map being used in agriculture?
  • Ideas for next steps.
  • Any other thoughts?
Basil Greenwood
12.40Lunch
13.30Developing the 50 year vision
Lessons from the SW Pilot Project in both developing a more detailed 50 year vision and thoughts on integrating with other sectors.
John WaldonSW Nature Map Phase 2 (PPS 0.97mb)
13.55Other examples of developing the vision
Devon SNA Profiles
Craig DixonDevon refinement of the Nature Map (PPS 2.25mb)
14.15Q & A on visioning
  • Are we using Nature Map to its full potential in relation to developing the vision?
  • Do you have good examples of Nature Map being used in projects/developing the vision?
  • Ideas for next steps.
  • Any other thoughts?
14.35a. Climate change adaptation and recommendations for landscape scale working.
b. Nature Map and adaptation to climate change
John Hopkins
Mark Robins
Adaptation for High Biodiversity Under Climate Change - John Hopkins (PPS 2.98mb)
15.05Workshop Sessions: Making the visions a reality :
  • What ways do you want to take Nature Map forward?
  • Integrating with other sectors
  • Climate change and Nature Map
Basil Greenwood Nature Map Workshop Outputs(PDF 87kb)
15.50Round up and next steps Basil Greenwood
16.00Close