Dartmoor’s Temperate Rainforests

Friday 17th November
Fingle Bridge Inn, Drewsteignton, Exeter, UK

Dartmoor’s Temperate Rainforests: Past, Present and Future

Ticket Price £21

Dartmoor's Temperate RainforestsDartmoor’s temperate woodlands with their understory of lichens, mosses and shrubs are one of the wonders of Dartmoor.  How did they evolve, what steps are taken to conserve them and what is the future for these climate sensitive wooded landscapes.

A series of talks on the many facets of Dartmoor’s temperate forests will take place at the Fingle Bridge Inn, a perfect woodland setting for this gathering. Tickets are selling fast.  Do join us.

Programme: (in progress)

9.45am Arrival. Tea/Coffee and biscuits

10.15 am Nick Fennemore  Welcome from the chair

10.20 am Guy Shrubsole Author and conservationist. Winner in the conservation category of the 2023 James Cropper Wainwright Prize https://wainwrightprize.com/

 10.50 am Professor Ralph Fyfe University of Plymouth  Dartmoors Temperate Rainforests: A long term view. 

11.20 am – 11.30 am Tea and Coffee

11.30 am Dr Lawrence Couldrick Westcountry Rivers Trust The role of temperate forests and other nature-based solutions to deliver integrated catchment management.

12.00 pm Dave Lamacraft Plantlife 

12.30 pm Questions and discussion

12.50 pm – 1.40pm Buffet lunch

1.40 pm David Rickwood The Woodland Trust

2.10 pm Helen Aldis and Tim Ferry Moor Trees What is the Future for Temperate Rainforests on Dartmoor? Maintain, Extend, Expand?

2.40 pm Closing remarks and questions.

3.15pm: Depart

The cost of £21 includes refreshments on arrival and in the morning break, and a buffet lunch. The bar at Fingle Bridge Inn will be open for drinks 11am – 4pm. The day is open to all.

Dartmoor's Temperate Rainforests


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Dartmoor's Temperate Rainforests
A day of talks to inform and celebrate one of the wonders of Dartmoor. 9.45 am to 3.30 pm
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