Connecting woodlands with the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

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Connecting woodlands with the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
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George Jones is a wilder communities officer, and Ady Cox is a nature recovery advisor with the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust.

In this episode, Ady and George talk about the pioneering Derwent Connections project and cover:

  • Their paths into their current roles. [Starts at 1:15]
  • The premise behind the Derwent Connections project. [Starts at 4:10]
  • The importance of connecting habitats. [Starts at 6:00]
  • The 2050 vision. [Starts at 7:20]
  • Facilitating community groups with woodland creation and natural flood management. [Starts at 8:15]
  • Woodland creation and landowners. [Starts at 10:20]
  • Incentives for planting woodlands and the Woodland Carbon Code. [Starts at 12:30]
  • Natural flood management – woodlands and leaky dams. [Starts at 16:50]
  • The need for nature-based intervention. [Starts at 20:30]
  • Community groups and parish councils’ involvement. [Starts at 22:45]
  • Increasing momentum for the project. [Starts at 25:50]
  • Individual engagement and empowerment. [Starts at 29:10]
  • Their experience of working on this project. [Starts at 31:50]
  • Personal thoughts on the future of wildlife. [Starts at 36:30]

Useful links

Derwent Connections

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