Building a nature recovery network in Devon
A presentation by Harry Barton
Part of our 2020 President’s Symposium.
Harry Barton is the Chief Executive Officer of the Devon Wildlife Trust – an organisation he joined in October 2011, having spent the previous five years as Chief Executive of the Earth Trust in Oxfordshire. He has worked for nearly twenty five years in the environmental sector, including spells at the Council for National Parks, Kew Gardens, CPRE and the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust.
Harry studied Geography at Durham University (BSc) and then Environmental Policy at Wye College, University of London (MSc). He has a passion for the environment and a particular interest in landscape scale conservation, having played a key role developing the Wildlife Trust movement’s Living Landscapes programme.
He firmly believes that spending time in the outdoors – especially in the wonderful Devonshire countryside – is essential in keeping us happy and healthy.
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|Clare Broom DL||Introduction|
|Prof. Ian Bateman OBE (Exeter University)||Valuing Nature: unavoidable and necessary|
|Prof. Rosie Hails MBE (National Trust)||Restoring nature for public benefit|
|Mel Squires MBE (NFU)||South West farming’s positive role in delivering the Net Zero Solution|
|Rachel Thomas CBE, DL (Exmoor Society)||Battleground bred the Exmoor Society|
|Harry Barton (Devon Wildlife Trust)||Building a nature recovery network in Devon|
|Clare Broom DL||Conclusion|
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