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