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We will kick start the Green Truro Festival weekend on the Friday 18th September with our first ever Green Truro Conference, this educational and inspiring conference is your chance to have a real conversation about all things that matter. Over the day you will hear and learn from some leading experts in the field of rewidling for biodiversity gain and climate change solutions and ways of achieving a balance between nature and human activitiy. The conference is free to attend however you will need to register as places are limited, conference programme and link to registster is available on the Green Truros Facebook page 

Friday 18th September 

Registration for Conference - click here 

10.00 am        Welcome from Bert Biscoe - Mayor of Truro 

10.15am           Wilding & its place in a Sustainable future - Conor Kendrew, You Shore Beach Ranger 

10.40am         The Wood for the Trees - Cheryl Marriott, Head of Conservation, Cornwall Wildlife Trust 

11.05am           Right Tree, right place, policies ? - Professor Ian Bateman OBE, FRSA, FSB, Professor of Enviromental Economics / Director of the Land, Environment,  Economics & Policy Institute (LEEP)

11.30am             Break 

11.40am             Agroforestry and Ripbarian Buffers - Chris Jones, Woodland Valley Farm and Beaver Project 

12.10pm             Woodland Management and Wilding for Nature and the Environment - Steve Davey, Community Woodland Organisation 

12.35pm             Rewilding in the City - Liam Shoesmith, Truro City Council Parks Department 

12.55pm            Lunch 

13.30pm            The Importance of Woodland Communities on Sustaining and developing Ecological Bio - diversity - Chris Waddle, Truro City Council Countryside Ranger 

14.00pm           Q&A with panel of all speakers

15.15pm             Information about the weekend activities, follow up poll and thanks 

15.30pm           Close