Natural Flood Management, 22 October 2014.

Nigel_Hester_at_HolnicoteFind out more about water catchment management projects and work on the ground at the National Trust’s Holnicote Estate. Get the farmer’s perspective from Robert Williams, and the view of the project manager from Nigel Hester. An event by the National Trust’s Holnicote Estate for the Exmoor Moorland Landscape Partnership, aimed at farmers, landowners and other countryside managers.

Transport grant available for Young Farmers Clubs – please ask for details.

Programme

11.00am: Presentations indoors at Piles Mill.

  1. a) NT/Defra Multi-objective Demonstration Flood Project – From Source to Sea
  2. b) Long-term monitoring and development.

12.30pm: Buffet Lunch.

1.00pm: Site visits.

  1. a) With NT tenant farmer Robert Williams, talking about land management considerations and working in partnership.
  2. b) Moorland site management to slow down water in the upper catchment.

2.30pm: End.

Venue

Piles Mill, then out on site after lunch. Piles Mill, Allerford, Somerset. (On the A39 near Porlock. Grid ref: SS 906 466.)

Book a place

Booking essential. Please contact Carole Elliot on holnicote@nationaltrust.org.uk or call 01643 862452 to reserve a place. Flyer / booking form: Natural-Flood-Management-22oct2014

Moorland - the Heart of ExmoorThe Exmoor Moorland Landscape Partnership Scheme is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and our local partners and funders. www.heartofexmoor.org.uk

 

 

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