Ocean Energy Forum

When: 2015
No of events:
No of people: 150
Outputs:

Who was it for?
Cefas

Area: International

The CEFAS team want this important workshop to be interactive and engaging to enable industry stakeholders to start developing their thinking about scaling up marine energy and the route map.

Questions are likely to include:

  • What would need to happen for marine energies to be industrialised?
  • What can be learnt from the success of Wind Energy?
  • What is already being done that is going in the right direction?
  • What more needs to happen?
  • What would the route map need to be like to maximise its impact and usefulness?

Gender equality

When: 2015
No of events:
No of people:
Outputs:

Who was it for?
OSCE

Area: International

Training course on gender and environmental conflict resolution.

Organisational Change

When: 2015
No of events:
No of people:
Outputs:

Who was it for?
RIBA

Area: Strategic

Helping the organisation work in a more integrated and effective way around its CBD offer

Organisational Change

When: 2015
No of events:
No of people:
Outputs:

Who was it for?
Joint Nature Conservancy Council

Area: Strategic

Process design for an organisation dialogue about transitioning to a new approach

River Thames Scheme Capacity Improvements and Flood Channel

When: 2014
No of events:
No of people:
Outputs:

Who was it for?
Galliford Black & Veatch (Environment Agency)

Area: Regional

Contracted by Galliford Black & Veatch (GBV) to deliver the the stakeholder engagement part of their winning bid to the Environment Agency for the appraisal and outline design stage of the River Thames Scheme (RTS) Capacity Improvements and Flood Channel. 

Green Economy Project for the UK Overseas Territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands

When: 2014
No of events:
No of people:
Outputs:

Who was it for?
FCO/JNCC

Area: International

The project aim is to identify those short, medium and long term actions necessary to establish a common understanding of what is needed to mainstream environmental issues into the planning processes of the Turks and Caicos Islands, including identifying barriers to action and possible ways to overcome these

Biosphere Vannin Isle of Man

When: 2014
No of events: 1
No of people: 66
Outputs:

Who was it for?
Isle of Man Government

Area: Regional

This project is to progress the Biosphere Vannin proposal by building wider understanding, capturing stakeholder knowledge and views, and generating community support through a one day workshop with stakeholders.

The Badger Cull

When: 2014
No of events:
No of people:
Outputs:

Who was it for?
Exeter University for Defra

Area: Regional

Bringing pro and anti badger cull stakeholders into a room to discuss bTB

Training and guiding delivery of workshops on Badger Vaccination against bovine TB

When: 2014
No of events:
No of people:
Outputs:

Who was it for?
Shropshire Wildlife Trust for Defra

Area: Regional

Review, evaluation and mentoring of project on Integrated management of International river corridors in SEE countries

When: 2014
No of events:
No of people:
Outputs:

Who was it for?
SEE (South Eastern Europe) River Projects

Area: International

New National Park Management Plan

When: 2014
No of events: 3
No of people: 50
Outputs: Workshops reports and management plan

Who was it for?
Jersey States Government

Area: Regional

This  project is a consensus building process to foster co-design and co-production in the contents and implementation of a management plan for a new Coastal National Park on Jersey.

Water Futures and Solutions

When: 2013
No of events: 1
No of people: 50
Outputs:

Who was it for?
UNESCO World Water Council

Area: International

This visionary project is bringing  together scientists and decision makers to develop a science base and scenarios on global water futures and a common vision for the future.

Managing water quality for St Aubins Bay Jersey

When: 2013
No of events: 1
No of people: 40
Outputs: Workshop reports

Who was it for?
Jersey Government

Area: Regional

A process to bring together interested public, bay users, regulators, scientists and engineers to decide priority action for managing water quality and its effects on St Aubens Bay.

Facilitation of annual staff retreat

When: 2013
No of events: 1
No of people: 180
Outputs: Workshop reports

Who was it for?
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Area: International

Staff in the Sustainable Development Mechanism programme are facing fresh challenges. This is in the context of opposing drivers: increasing urgency around climate change and the need for swift and effective action, coupled with the global financial situation causing short termism and a shift in priorities by countries and organisations away from concerns about climate change mitigation.

The retreat brought together 180 members of staff to build fresh momentum and vision in the face of these challenges.

Mid Term Review for the Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium

When: 2013
No of events: 1
No of people:
Outputs: Workshop reports

Who was it for?
Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium

Area: Strategic

The ITRC is hosted by the Center for The Environment .  The consortiums research is around the transitions in infrastructure ( such as energy, transport, waste, water and ICT) needed to help the UK adapt to environmental and climate change.

The midterm review workshop was to review achievements and progress and identify research priorities for the second half of the project. 

Training on Environmental Consensus Building and Mediation Techniques

When: 2013
No of events: 1
No of people:
Outputs: None

Who was it for?
Organisation for Security & Co-operation in Europe

Area: International

Working with the Regional Environmental Centre for Central & Eastern Europe.  

Training in consensus building, mediation, facilitation and conciliation in the context of environmental and natural resource management and user issues.

Improving the scanning surveillance system

When: 2013
No of events: 7
No of people:
Outputs: Workshop reports

Who was it for?
AHVLA

Area: National

These workshops, along with other meetings and online consultation, were to help the AHVLA work out how best to improve the scanning Surveillance System in response to upcoming changes in funding and new opportunities.

The aim of these workshops was for vets, farmers, and other interested people, to contribute ideas, suggestions and solutions about new ways of doing things that deliver the best possible system for all concerned.

African Food Security

When: 2013
No of events: 1
No of people:
Outputs: Workshop report

Who was it for?
Open Society Foundation

Area: International

Bringing together the African Open Society to explore their approach to African food security in the context of Climate Change

Natural Connections 2013

When: 2013
No of events: 1
No of people: 40
Outputs: Summary of presentations and discussion

Who was it for?
dialogue matters ltd - Occasional Conference

Area: National

The theme for 2013 was about achieving more for people and nature by thinking big.  That’s bigger scale, broader involvement, and bigger picture ideas and approaches. Speakers included leaders’, award winners, pioneers and innovators from local, national and international organisations.

Effect of a marine windfarm on fisheries

When: 2012
No of events: 2
No of people: 40
Outputs: Workshop report

Who was it for?
NavitusBay/Eneco

Area: Local

Providing the opportunity for fishermen to comment on the accuracy of information about their activities, identify their key concerns and suggest ideas to minimise the impact of the windfarm on their interests.

Tools for marine spatial planning

When: 2012
No of events: 1
No of people: 30
Outputs: Workshop report

Who was it for?
CoExist

Area: International

The CoExist Project is an international project developing tools and approaches to marine spatial planning. This event was to bring together stakeholders from over 10 countries and a variety of marine sectors to review the tools, make suggestions of how to improve their usability and application.

Living with a changing coast

When: 2012
No of events: 1
No of people: 11
Outputs: None

Who was it for?
LiCCO

Area: Local

Helping members of the LiCCO project, planning priority work areas and ways to engage stakeholders.

Environmental InformaTECS Workshop

When: 2012
No of events: 1
No of people: 35
Outputs:

Who was it for?
GCS/NERC

Area: National

Bringing together Environmental Informatics experts from different disciples to explore informatics challenges, share ideas, identify synergies and develop research priorities.

Sustainable recreation on a sensitive site

When: 2012
No of events: 1
No of people: 40
Outputs: Workshop reports

Who was it for?
National Trust

Area: Local

Helping conservation interests, recreational users and local communities work out the best ways for recreation to continue in a way that reduces the effect on sensitive habitats and species.

Engagement to help people adapt to coastal change

When: 2012
No of events: 1 X 2 days
No of people: 30
Outputs: Workshop report

Who was it for?
CATCH 2150

Area: International

Helping professionals and citizens from England, Netherlands and Belgium  plan communication and engagement around helping communities adapt to coastal change

Natural Connections 2012

When: 2012
No of events: 1
No of people: 90
Outputs: Summary of presentations and discussion

Who was it for?
dialogue matters ltd - occasional conference

Area: National

Working with people is essential to achieve connected landscapes that benefit people and nature. This Conference brings together leading thinkers to share knowledge and knowhow about partnerships, participation and communication

Research into new approaches to fisheries management

When: 2012
No of events: 6
No of people: 90
Outputs: Workshop reports

Who was it for?
Defra

Area: National

Bringing fishermen together in three different fisheries to explore the benefits and challenges of a potential new approach to managing  access and rights to fish in relation to their particular fishery

Innovative ways to manage countryside crime

When: 2011
No of events: 1
No of people: 200
Outputs: Management measures, guidance notes

Who was it for?
Valley of Vision

Area: National

Valley of Vision is an innovative partnership between landscape and biodiversity organisations and the police to address fly tipping, off road biking and other countryside crimes.  This conference and workshop is to bring people together to share knowledge and develop some guidance notes

Water Management issues and solutions

When: 2011
No of events: 1 X 5-day workshop
No of people: 50
Outputs: None

Who was it for?
Insight Knowledge Exchange

Area: National

This 5-day event is to bring together people involved in water management in the UK, Canada and New Zealand.  The purpose of the event is to explore how NGOs perceive, adapt (re)act and engage with water management challenges

Helping people adapt to coastal change

When: 2011
No of events: 2
No of people: 45
Outputs: Communication Plan, Process Report, Adaptation Report

Who was it for?
CCATCH Hampshire CC

Area: Local

This project is one of several testing new and innovative approaches to helping communitites and stakeholders adapt to changes to their coastline.

The process is bringing people together to understand the processes of change and work out the contents for an Adaptation Strategy.  The coast considered in this project is part of the New Forest National Park

Review of the European Bank's Public Information Policy

When: 2011
No of events: 1
No of people: 20
Outputs:

Who was it for?
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Area: International

Stakeholder workshop to review and make amendments to the Bank's policy

Natural Connections Conference

When: 2011
No of events: 1
No of people: 130
Outputs: Summary of presentations and discussion

Who was it for?
dialogue matters ltd - occasional conference

Area: National

Natural Connections 2011 -  Achieving more with less across rural and urban landscapes

This highly successful conference was about the successful delivery of mutli-benefit green and blue networks and infrastructure across our landscape.  In the context of funding cutbacks times of change are also times of opportunity and new understanding. 

The conference included:

  • The latest news on the Natural Environment White Paper
  • Key concepts and evidence
  • Approaches and methods that work
  • Inspiring success stories

Shaping Knowledge Exchange

When: 2011
No of events: 1
No of people: 20
Outputs: Workshop Reports

Who was it for?
National Research Partnership under RELU funding

Area: National

This 3-day workshop brought together leading experts in knowledge exchange and learning.  The aim was for them to develop new concepts and models for how knowledge exchange takes place.  These will then be researched to see what can be learnt to help natural environment research have higher impact and influence

Marine Conservation Zones in the Irish sea

When: 2010
No of events: 10
No of people: 50 per workshop (total 200)
Outputs: Workshop reports, Information notes, Advice

Who was it for?
Irish Sea Conservation Zones

Area: Regional

Helping regional, national and international stakeholders develop recommendations on the location and conservation objectives for a network of Marine Conservation Zones in the English inshore waters and UK offshore waters of the Irish Sea.

Building a facilitation network for coastal change

When: 2010
No of events: 1
No of people: 24
Outputs: Workshop report and advice

Who was it for?
Dorset Coastal Pathfinder

Area: Local

Facilitating 24 people (already trained by ourselves) to work out how they can best form an effective facilitation network to design and run workshops that help local communities adapt to coastal change.

Farming well for cleaner water

When: 2010
No of events: 1
No of people: 20
Outputs: Workshop report

Who was it for?
Jersey

Area: International

Bringing together Jersey dairy and Jersey potato farmers with Government officers to develop ideas for action to address diffuse pollution and in particular reduce nitrate levels (which are currently at levels that are unhealthy for people and the environment).

Helping communities work together to adapt to coastal change

When: 2010
No of events: 2 courses 1 workshp
No of people: 30
Outputs: Workshop report

Who was it for?
Dorset Coastal Pathfinder project

Area: Local

Training up a network of facilitators and running a workshop for them to work out how best to support each other’s learning, process design and facilitation. The network is being set up to help communities adapt to coastal change

Environmental Omics Science Workshop

When: 2010
No of events: 1
No of people: 50
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Area: National

Helping leading Environmental Omics researchers share knowledge about Omics research in the UK, develop cutting edge ideas for research and work out how the UK Omics research community can keep on the cutting edge globally.

Green Infrastructure workshop

When: 2010
No of events: 2
No of people: 12 in first, 40 in second
Outputs: Action Plan, Strategic Map

Who was it for?
West of England Green Infrastructure Group

Area: Regional

Running a workshop for 15 members of the West of England Green Infrastructure Group, followed by a workshop for 40 key authorities, agencies, business and organisations from across the sectors to discuss and agree action for developing a multifunctional multi-benefit green infrastructure around Bristol, Bath and neighbouring authorities.

Sustainability Research in developing countries

When: 2010
No of events: 1
No of people: 25
Outputs: Workshop report

Who was it for?
Aberdeen University

Area: Strategic

Helping heads of science from across the University Departments develop and prioritise ideas for research into sustainability in developing countries

Better management of Peri-urban informal development (slums) in Africa

When: 2010
No of events: design for one
No of people:
Outputs: Workshop design and advice

Who was it for?
Pro-bono advice to a member of the International Federation of Surveyors

Area: International

his was pro bono work.  Providing advice and a participatory workshop design to help up to 200 African Surveyors, and international partners, develop their thinking and identify effective tools to work with traditional leaders and plan access rights to sanitation and water infrastructure for impoverished communities in emerging informal settlements (slums) in peri-urban areas of African cities.

Biofuels research communication

When: 2010
No of events: 1
No of people: 12
Outputs: Communication Action Plan

Who was it for?
Super Gen biofuels

Area: National

Supergen Bioenergy is a consortium of research institutes and energy companies engaged in multimillion pound research into bioenergy.  The research comprises 8 themes and 45 research strands.  The workshop was to help the theme leaders, together with their private sector partners and other key individuals, agree the contents of a new communication and engagement strategy.

Resolving conflict in the New Forest

When: 2009
No of events: 2
No of people: 35
Outputs: Workshop reports

Who was it for?
New Forest National Park Authority

Area: Local

Design and facilitation of a conflict resolution process that helped horse owners, other equestrian interests, and the New Forest National Park Authority to resolve issues around horse keeping and horses in the New Forest.

Exploring the idea of a National Park for Jersey

When: 2009
No of events: 2
No of people: 60
Outputs: Workshop reports and advisory report

Who was it for?
Jersey

Area: National

The Jersey government were considering whether to designate part of Jersey as a National Park. We designed and facilitated some workshops for local and national stakeholders to consider what the benefits and challenges of this are and where the boundaries might be.

Report on Effective Stakeholder engagement in Marine Protected Areas

When: 2009
No of events: 3
No of people: 150 in total
Outputs: Research Report

Who was it for?
Natural England and JNCC

Area: National

Advice on good practice in stakeholder participation, and decision processes, for new regional projects in England, set up to take forward the collaborative identification of a network of Marine Protected Areas.  The research involved a global survey of good practice, review of practitioner literature, review of the Finding Sanctuary Project, comparison of approaches to participation, design of good process for the projects and recommendations.

A new Marine Nature Reserve for the IoM

When: 2008
No of events: 1
No of people: 120
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
Isle of Man

Area: Local

Designing and running a workshop for 120 key stakeholders from a wide range of marine sectors and with a diverse range of views in exploring the concept, issues and benefits of the first Isle of Man Marine Nature Reserve.

Stakeholders and Natura 2000 sites in Croatia

When: 2008
No of events: Advice for 12 events
No of people: 15
Outputs: Guidelines for 12 workshops Training materials

Who was it for?
SINP (Croatian Nature Conservation Agency)

Area: National

Developing capacity amongst staff in the Croatian Nature Conservation Agency as they prepare for implementation of Natura 2000 in Croatia where they are hoping to designate approximately 40% of their land and sea area under the Habitats and Birds Directive.

Collaborative fisheries research in Europe

When: 2008
No of events: 1
No of people: 50
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
The GAP Project led by CEFAS

Area: International

Bringing together 50 fishers and scientists from across Europe to develop research ideas and guidance on good practice in participatory research between fishers and scientists.

Finding Lost rights of Way

When: 2008
No of events: 7
No of people: 50
Outputs: Report

Who was it for?
Natural England

Area: National

Discovering Lost Ways – Finding the Way Forward!  A project helping Natural England agree with other stakeholders how they can best contribute to the task of identifying and mapping England’s missing byways, bridleways, and footpaths.

The Ecosystem Approach

When: 2008
No of events: 1
No of people: 100
Outputs: Conference outputs

Who was it for?
Our own conference

Area: National

The Ecosystem Approach - what does it mean in Practice.

Wild Ideas

When: 2008
No of events: 1
No of people: 70
Outputs: Conference outputs

Who was it for?
British Association of Nature Conservationists

Area: National

Wild Ideas - Challenging Nature (done on a Pro Bono basis).

Review of the European Banks CSR strategy

When: 2008
No of events: 1
No of people: 20
Outputs:

Who was it for?
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Area: International

Facilitating a workshop to consider the science and policy needed for integrated river basin management in Africa using the Mara River Basin in Tanzania and Kenya as a case example.
Stakeholder workshop to Review of the Banks environment and social policy.

Policy advice for Integrated River Basin Management in Africa

When: 2008
No of events: 2
No of people: 60
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
African Technology and Policy Studies Network

Area: International

Facilitating a workshop to consider the science and policy needed for integrated river basin management in Africa using the Mara River Basin in Tanzania and Kenya as a case example.

Helping African Scientists research climate change adaptation

When: 2007
No of events: 1 event over three days
No of people: 65
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
African Technology and Policy Studies Network

Area: International

ATPS is a network of scientists and policy makers from 23 African Countries. This work had two elements:

  • Helping 65 senior scientists and policy makers from the 23 member countries, identify priority areas for science and technology research that will help Africa adapt to climate change (particularly in the areas of food security, biodiversity, water, and health).
  • Helping the Country coordinators discuss issues and ideas for inclusion in ATPS’ strategic plan.

Peer review of Ecosystem Approach research

When: 2007
No of events:
No of people:
Outputs:

Who was it for?
DEFRA

Area: National

Peer reviewer for Defra on reports and projects taking the Ecosystems Approach.

Regional Biodiversity Strategy

When: 2007
No of events: 1
No of people: 100
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
Yorkshire & Humber Biodiversity forum

Area: Regional

Yorkshire and Humber Biodiversity Strategy - Regional Workshop.

Marine Protected Areas in the SW

When: 2007
No of events: 3
No of people: 15
Outputs: ToR for Steering Group Workshop Report

Who was it for?
Finding Sanctuary

Area: Regional

Getting the Steering Group started – this event was to bring the 15 people selected by stakeholders to represent their interests together to discuss and agree how they work together.

EU assessing biodiversity achievements

When: 2007
No of events: 1
No of people: 100
Outputs:

Who was it for?
EU - DG Environment

Area: International

European Commission Environment Directorate – Assessing the achievements of biodiversity conservation since the Treaty of Rome - this workshop for approximately 150 was part of European Green Week.

Hearing of the EU IPPC Directive

When: 2007
No of events: 1
No of people: 200
Outputs: Report

Who was it for?
EU - DG Environment

Area: International

A stakeholder hearing for the review of the Integrated Pollution Prevention Control Directive for DG Environment.

Organisational change for African research network

When: 2007
No of events: 1
No of people: 40
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
African Technology and Policy Studies Network

Area: International

Running a workshop for the secretariat to help them to plan their work and organisational change over the next few years.

Rural Development guidelines

When: 2007
No of events: 1
No of people: 40
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
E of England Regional Development Agency

Area: Regional

East of England RDA: developing guidelines for Leader + funding

Regional Biodiversity Strategy

When: 2006
No of events: 1
No of people: 100
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
East of England Biodiversity Forum

Area: Regional

Running a workshop for the East of England Biodiversity Forum bringing together 90 senior people from a wide range of sectors to discuss how biodiversity can be integrated with other agendas and habitat creation increased.

Achieving Biodiversity targets in Wales

When: 2006
No of events: 1
No of people: 40
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
CCW

Area: National

National workshop for Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) for key organisations to discuss how to achieve the Government Target (Target 32) which is about bringing protected habitats into a ‘favourable condition’.

Integrated Management of the Menai Strait

When: 2006
No of events: 1
No of people: 55
Outputs: Workshop Report and advice

Who was it for?
CCW

Area: Local

Facilitating senior staff from key agencies, authorities and NGO’s to consider whether or not they want to take an integrated approach to the  management of the Menai Strait and North Wales Coast.  The workshop was sponsored by CCW.

Ecosystems Approach to Thanet Coast

When: 2006
No of events: 3
No of people: 60
Outputs: Contents for the European marine site management scheme

Who was it for?
English Nature

Area: Local

Using stakeholder dialogue to take the Ecosystems Approach to the Review of the NE Kent European marine sites management scheme.

Management of Borth Bog

When: 2006
No of events: 1
No of people: 15
Outputs: Report and advice

Who was it for?
CCW

Area: Local

Considering the best approach to management of the Borth Bog.

Biodiversity Action Planning

When: 2006
No of events: 1
No of people: 30
Outputs: Report

Who was it for?
Westminster City Council

Area: Local

Giving Fresh Momentum to Biodiversity Action Planning in Westminster City Council.

Effective delivery in the SW Wildlife Trusts

When: 2006
No of events: 1
No of people: 25
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
SE Wildlife Trusts

Area: Regional

Bringing senior staff together to discuss their Regional Programme and delivery over the next 5 years.

Outdoor learning on National Nature Reserves in Kent

When: 2006
No of events: 3
No of people: 25
Outputs: Report and education plan for the use of NNR for outdoor learning

Who was it for?
English Nature

Area: Local

Outdoor learning on NNRs. Bringing teachers and community group leaders together to identify opportunities, barriers and solutions to increased outdoor learning on 3 NNR in Kent.

UN Convention for biodiversity management of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

When: 2005
No of events: 1 event over three days
No of people: 35
Outputs: Report

Who was it for?
PERSGA Secretariat to the Jeddah Convention

Area: International

Facilitating a 3-day Retreat in the Middle East bringing together senior representatives of the Ministries of Environment from 7 Middle Eastern Countries, technical experts and representatives of the UN and the World Bank.  The purpose was to discuss the next phase of work for PERSGA.  The work also included training Jordanian facilitators to work with us during the process.

Public Understanding of the Marine Environment

When: 2005
No of events: 1
No of people: 80
Outputs: Report

Who was it for?
Wildlife Trusts SE Marine Programme

Area: National

Designing and facilitating a workshop called Improving Public Understanding of the Marine Environment which brought 80 people together from across the UK in an interactive workshop to share ideas and agree the next steps.

Chief Scientists and Senior Scientist working effectively

When: 2005
No of events: 1
No of people: 70
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
DEFRA and EA

Area: National

Facilitating a Science Away Day for the Chief Scientists and their teams from The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Environment Agency.  The purpose was to explore how they can work more effectively together in delivering science.  The work included training people from the Chief Scientists science advisory team.

Integrated by Landscapes

When: 2005
No of events: 2
No of people: 70
Outputs: Report and strategy
Process evaluation report

Who was it for?
English Nature, the Countryside Agency and RDS

Area: Regional

Running a pilot project in the East of England ‘Integrated by Landscapes – Our Common Heritage’ to help people from the Countryside Agency, English Nature and the Rural Development Service meet together to identify the landscapes and biodiversity that is valued now, what has been done to protect and manage it, what more could be achieved by working together, and to plan action.  We used the outputs of the workshops to write a reference document which provides a ‘prospectus’ of all Character /Natural Areas in the East of England and the main mechanisms the three organisations use to manage them.

Reviewing management of a European Marine Site

When: 2004
No of events: 1
No of people: 40
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
English Nature

Area: Local

Designing and facilitating a stakeholder workshop to review implementation of the North East Kent European marine site management scheme.  Stakeholders were asked to help identify and influence next steps.

Ecological Network Map development

When: 2004
No of events: 1
No of people: 35
Outputs: Research report
Workshop Report

Who was it for?
Kent County Council

Area: International

Running an interactive bilingual workshop (using translators) for Kent Lifescapes (An English Nature and Kent County Council initiative).  The workshop was to enable technical experts and ecologists from Kent and Nord-Pas de Calais to discuss and agree the actions needed to develop an Ecological Network map spanning the two areas.

Marine Biodiversity Action Planning

When: 2004
No of events: 1
No of people: 40
Outputs: Report/Plan

Who was it for?
Wildlife Trusts SE Marine Programme

Area: National

Designing and running a workshop for the Wildlife Trusts SE Marine Programme to Review options for the effective implementation of marine BAP in the SE.

Isle of Wight Unitary Authority working with NE

When: 2004
No of events: 1
No of people: 30
Outputs: Workshop report and advice

Who was it for?
English Nature

Area: Local

Working together for a better future - a consensus building event for English Nature, and Elected Members and officers of a unitary authority, to agree how they could work more effectively together.

Integrated Plan for the Isles of Scilly

When: 2003
No of events: 4
No of people: 70
Outputs: Contents for an AONB plan

Who was it for?
Countryside Agency

Area: Local

Designing and facilitating the dialogue for the Isles of Scilly AONB Statutory Management Plan for the Countryside Agency.  Called ‘Making the most of the Islands’ the process involved over 70 participants in a 10-month process.  The process enabled participants to explore issues, capture local and expert knowledge, and has resulted in a plan that sets out an agreed vision for the future and how it will be achieved.  The plan integrates agendas and will act as a parent plan over all other plans.

Living with the Sea international workshop

When: 2002
No of events: 1
No of people:
Outputs: Briefings

Who was it for?
Living with the Seas

Area: International

Designing an international workshop for ‘Living with the Seas’ to discuss dynamic coast management and N2000 sites.  The contract included writing succinct plain English briefings for 6 complex legal and technical issues relating to the Habitats Directive and coastal processes.

Dynamic Coast Management - workshop of scientists and other experts

When: 2001
No of events: 1
No of people: 70
Outputs: Workshop Report

Who was it for?
Living with the Seas

Area: National

Designing and facilitating a knowledge sharing workshop for Living with the Seas (an EU ‘Life’ funded project by EN, EA, DEFRA and NERC) that brought together experts in coastal engineering, conservation and planning to agree good practice in dynamic coast management.