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Neroche Forest, Taunton, Somerset

the woodland edge

Thurs 29 – Fri 30 September 2011

pe ople and nature in our wooded landsca pes, at a ti me of chang e

a truly inspirational setting, a beautiful forest edge, and long views across the Blackdown Hills

huge tents and leafy glades as the setting for discussion and debate

'If there's one event to go to this year, for me this is it. Inspiring speakers, deep discussion, practical resources - and the great benefit of being in the woods is that we can deal with real examples, not just abstract ideas'. A south west-based community facilitator

good local food, and evening events around the fire

Camp on site at no extra cost, or stay in local B&B (free lifts to site)

If you care about about woods and wider landscapes, the policy and social context for their management, the way nature conservation develops over the next decade, and about how people and communities engage with the natural world, then this event is not to be missed. Inspiring contributors, and an emphasis on practice and the real experience of making conservation and community involvement happen.

Tickets ÂŁ150, or ÂŁ125 for BANC members, students/unwaged Booking information: / / 01823 680846