Dorset Annual Forum 2021

The 2021 Annual Forum was held on 4 March, via Zoom due to the pandemic.

A Recording of the Annual Forum is now available (see time-stamps for individual speakers below) – presentations are also available below.

9.30        Welcome and Introduction to the Forum – Luke Rake (Chairman, Dorset LNP) (0:0:00)

9.40        Value of Nature Recovery

  • Value to WildlifeImogen Davenport (Dorset Wildlife Trust) (0:5:35)
  • Value to Health and Wellbeing – Maria Clarke (Dorset LNP) (0:18.35)
  • Value to the Economy – Luke Rake (Dorset LNP / Dorset LEP) (0:28.10)
  • Climate and Ecological Emergencies – and Michael Rowland (BCP Council) (0:46:43) and Cllr Ray Bryan (Dorset Council) (1:00:46)

10.35     Nature Recovery Networks: National and Dorset Perspectives – Chris Davies (Natural England – national NRN lead) (01:14:58) and David Westbrook (Natural England – Dorset NRN lead) (1:30:13)

11.00     Networking (small breakout groups) – not recorded

11.15     Break – not recorded

11.30     Tools and Evidence Supporting Nature Recovery

12.15     Any Questions (2:37:51) (a and Next Steps (2:58:17)

12.30     Close                    

The Forum Chat is also available.

Thank you to all the speakers and to everyone who attended.