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Thu, 13 Jun

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Asthall Manor Ballroom

Windrush Floodplain Meadows Restoration - Project Findings and Next Steps

After a fantastic collaborative effort by over 30 farms along the Windrush working with floodplain meadows experts, we will present the results of this exciting project to all participants. We'll then discuss next steps for restoring the ancient Windrush floodplain meadows and generate revenue.

Windrush Floodplain Meadows Restoration - Project Findings and Next Steps
Windrush Floodplain Meadows Restoration - Project Findings and Next Steps

Time & Location

13 Jun 2024, 10:00

Asthall Manor Ballroom, Unnamed Road, Asthall, Burford OX18, UK

About the Event

Please note - priority places will be given to farmer members.

Section 1 Introduction and project overview

Keynote (tbc)

The survey, findings and restoration strategy

Section 2 Farm case studies and restoration techniques

The Hon Hugh Tollemache, Hyde Mill, restoration case study 1

Rachel Murphy, Church Farm, restoration case study 2

Anna Field, techniques in meadow restoration

Section 3 Field walk to Tom Walker's site for potential restoration (next door)

Lunch (link to River Day and water testing event TBC)

Section 4 Finance

Sarah Wells, Countryside Stewardship

Matt Whitney (tbc) BNG/LNRS

Tim Field, private finance, Landscape Recovery, soil carbon and water related project updates

Section 4 Workshop to get feedback on strategy

Wrap up comments

Floodplain Meadow Partnership workshop analysis

Nick August, August Farms

15.45 End

Windrush Floodplain Meadows Restoration project page

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