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Board Member Recruitment 2020

Are you a keen advocate for Dorset’s natural environment? Are you committed to champion the benefits of our environment for wildlife, people and the economy? Do you want to help embed the environment into decision making in the county, supporting nature’s recovery, natural capital and nature-based solutions? The Dorset LNP Board is looking to appoint …

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Draft Dorset Ecological Network Mapping

DERC has undertaken a review of the Dorset Ecological Network Maps for Dorset LNP and we are undertaking an informal engagement on the draft maps below. We welcome comments on the maps until end of Wednesday 15 July. A revision to the guidance document is being finalised. The Maps will be fed into the evidence …

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Picnic in the Park: Living Well, Loving Nature

Working with Active Dorset, Dorset AONB and Public Health Dorset, and local partners, Dorset LNP has co-hosted a series of public events to raise awareness of the benefits of using nature to support wellbeing – Picnic in the Park: Living Well, Loving Nature. The first event was held in Dorchester in September 2018, following an …

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Climate Change Adaptation Workshop

Dorset LNP and Dorset LEP jointly hosted a workshop on Climate Change Adaptation in Dorset on 18 June 2019. The event was supported by Chapman Lily Planning Ltd and Kingston Maurward College.

A Report from the event has now been published:

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Climate Change Adaptation in Dorset: Call for evidence

Background Following the publication of the UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18), published in November 2018 by the Met Office, Dorset LNP and Dorset LEP are working together to investigate if there is an appetite for developing a framework for climate change adaptation across Dorset and if so, develop a strategic direction.  Dorset LNP and Dorset …

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Dorset LNP Annual Forum – Presentations

Over 60 people attended the LNP Annual Forum held on 27 February at the Lighthouse in Poole. Presentations are now available below: 9.30 Welcome and Introduction to Dorset’s 25 Year Environment Plan – Simon Cripps (Dorset LNP Chair) An introduction to the chapters of the Dorset 25 Year Environment Plan: Using and managing land sustainably …

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Dorset LNP Annual Forum 2019 Invitation

When: Wednesday 27 February 2019 Time: 9.30-1pm (registration from 9.00) Where: Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole, BH15 1UG Booking essential – please book here Dorset LNP’s Annual Forum 2019 will focus on a draft 25 Year Environment Plan for Dorset highlighting how Dorset will support the delivery the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan published in …

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Dorset and the 25 YEP – Annual Forum 2018

Dorset and the 25 Year Environment Plan Dorset LNP’s Annual Forum 2018 was held on Wednesday 21 February and focused on the 25 Year Environment Plan, highlighting what’s been delivered to date and how we can work together to support the delivery of the plan in the future. The presentations are now available to view below.   …

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