April 2016

West of England Nature Partnership Conference

2016 WENP Annual Conference: Future-proofing our environment in the West of England

1st June 2016, Keynsham

The West of England Nature Partnership are holding their annual conference on the 1st June 2016.  Find out what WENPs multi-disciplinary working groups have been focusing on and ways in which they’ve been embedding the value of nature across the region. Discover how the partnership have been assessing the State of the Environment, and join them for the launch of a series of ecosystem service and ecological network maps.

Network conference: Building Prosperous Cities

Building Prosperous Cities: the role of natural capital and green infrastructure - London 27th September 2016

This conference will look at what green infrastructure and natural capital mean for the planning and development of UK cities.  It will draw together case studies from around the UK where large-scale planning and investment in natural features in urban areas is yielding benefits.  See more information and book tickets.

Event on ecosystem service assessment

Ecosystem Services: Making the Environment work for you

Harwell (Oxfordshire), April 21st 2016

Following the successful JNCC project to create a spatial framework for ecosystem service mapping and analysis, Environment Systems are hosting an event at its offices at Harwell, Oxfordshire which will focus on using the SENCE Toolkit to support an 'ecosystem services approach' as an aid for decision making.

Further information is available at http://ecosystemsknowledge.net/events/external