Landscape Matters: Exploring future implications of landscape-scale conservation

Thursday 13 September, Pateley Bridge.

The ‘Landscape Matters’ conference brought together a range of organisations and individuals from the farming and land management, cultural heritage, and training and skills sectors, to celebrate the Partnership’s achievements, reflect on learning and look to the future. Presentations in the morning sparked interesting and useful discussions that were followed by an afternoon of workshops. Many thanks to all who participated.

Programme: Landscape Matters

Presentations – please do not reuse without expressed permission of the speaker:

  • David Renwick – Head, Heritage Lottery Fund, Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Chris Clark – Hill farmer and business consultant; Founder member and past Chair of the Yorkshire Dales Farmer Network
  • James LePage – Principal Adviser, Environmental Land Management Incentives, Natural England and Defra
  • Louise Brown – Scheme Manager, Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership
  • Ken Smith – Trustee and Chair, Council for British Archaeology
  • Sophie Speciale – Development Officer, Adult Learning & Skills Service, North Yorkshire County Council
  • Emma Stagg – Policy Advisor (Skills), Heritage Lottery Fund

Summary report of workshop discussions: Landscape Matters Workshops