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Surrey Hills Symposium 2020 – Virtual Event

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Wednesday, 25 November, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

University of Surrey Guidlford Surrey GU2 7XH

The Surrey Hills Symposium returns on 25 November. This year’s event will be a virtual event and focuses on Making Space for Nature in the Surrey Hills.

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history and species are becoming extinct every day. The Symposium will look at what is being done in the Surrey Hills to encourage species to thrive as part of a greener, healthier and wilder landscape.

Speakers include;

Professor Max Lu, President & Vice Chancellor, University of Surrey

Welcome Introduction

Professor Alastair Driver, Director, Rewilding Britain
Born to Re-wild
Hugh Broom, Surrey Hills AONB Board and NFU
Farming for the Nation – Making Space for Nature in the Surrey Hills
Professor Richard Murphy, Director of Centre for Environmental
Sustainability, University of Surrey
Kitty Rose, National Development Manager, Ordnance Survey
Mapping Nature Recovery across the Surrey Hills
Marian Spain, CEO, Natural England
Delivering Nature Recovery Networks through Environmental Land
Dan Raven Ellison, Founder, National Park City Movement
Transforming the Future – our Vision for a Greener, Healthier, Wilder and
Low Carbon Region
Simon Ferrar, Clandon Wood Natural Burial and Surrey Hills
Rest in Peace with Nature in the Surrey Hills
Heather Kerswell, Surrey Hills AONB Board Chair
Closing remarks

Further information and booking details will be available shortly.