Thu, 15 Jun|
Eynsham Sports Pavilion
Floodplain Meadows – management and restoration
A workshop in Eynsham to share experiences of floodplain meadow restoration, hosted by the Open University's Floodplain Meadows Partnership, Long Mead Local Wildlife Site and Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust.
Time & Location
15 Jun, 16:00 – 19:30
Eynsham Sports Pavilion, 4BS, 1 Oxford Rd, Eynsham, Witney OX29 4HG, UK
About the Event
15th June 2023, Eynsham
4 pm to 7.30 pm including a light tea
- To share practical experiences of floodplain meadow restoration
- To develop a network of like-minded farmers managing the floodplain in similar ways
- To provide an opportunity for people considering restoration of floodplain meadows to hear from others about their experiences.
Location: Meet at Eynsham Sports Pavilion. The workshop includes a visit to an ancient floodplain meadow (Long Mead) and adjacent floodplain meadow restoration fields.
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Parking: There is parking available at the Pavilion and we will be walking to the fields along the Oxford Road (7 minutes walk along a pavement).
To sign up: Please let us know if you would like to come by completing the form found at the RSVP button above.
If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 01908 655645
16.00 Introduction to the workshop
16.10 Floodplain meadows – management, restoration and the importance of soils
16.25 Practical techniques – a brief summary
16.45 Visit to meadows to see restored fields and ancient meadow, look at soil and talk about methods.
18.30 Return to village hall/pub for food and drink