11 October 2018

Agroforestry and Environmental Farm Enhancements

  • Location / Venue:Allerton Project, Loddington, Leicestershire
  • Date: 11 October 2018
  • Time: 9:45AM to 1:30PM
  • Organiser:Sam Village
  • Telephone:01163057264

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Leicestershire County Council and the Woodland Trust invite you to a

Agroforestry and Environmental Farm enhanements workshop & site visit at the Allerton Project, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Loddington, Leicestershire LE7 9XE

Thursday 11th October 2018 - 9:45am - 1:30pm

Followed by LUNCH

  • Explore options for tree planting with an overview of the Allerton Agroforestry Projects
  • Learn how to establish and manage wild bird seed and pollen and nectar mixes
  • Hear about the County Council and Woodland Trust partnership scheme offering free tree packs targeting tree disease across the county
  • Hear about other schemes available from Leicestershire County Council and the Woodland Trust for woodland and hedgerow planting 

Speakers will include:

  • Emma Bird, Woodland Trust - ‘Using trees and hedges to protect natural resources’. Tree planting to help soil management and water management.
  • Amelia Woolford, The Allerton Project - ‘The Allerton Project and Trees on Farm’ - An introduction to the project, its research and farming techniques, valuing trees in a farmed landscape and our agroforestry project.
  • Jim Egan, The Allerton Project – ‘Field Corners, Margins and Wildlife” An overview of Countryside Stewardship looking at the key options that can complement tree planting on farm.
  • Sam Village, Leicestershire County Council – ‘Free trees and other tree offers’

A light buffet lunch will be provided following the talks and site visit

(Please advise on booking of any dietary requirements)

To book your place please contact:

Sam Village Telephone: 01163057264  or Email: EnvironmentTeam@leics.gov.uk

 

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