Sheffield Hallam University, Cantor Building, Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NU
We are pleased to announce a very full programme of lectures and keynote contributions from a rich array of researchers, practitioners, and other stakeholders.
Speakers include: Frans Vera, Tom Williamson, Charlie Burrell, Steve Carver, Sophie Wynne-Jones, Ted Green, Jill Butler, Dolly Jorgensen, Rebecca Wrigley, Ian Rotherham, David Rafaelli, Kieran Sheehan, Richard Scott, and many others.
We are especially pleased to welcome back to the Sheffield Hallam conferences, and as our special guest, the pioneer of the rewilding movement, DR FRANS VERA.
The conference will incorporate the UK launch of the Wild Europe Project (Toward a Wilder Europe? An Analysis of the Socio-spatial and Cultural Effects of New Methods for Promoting and Managing Wilderness in Europe) and will include a themed session of presentations by the project leads.
The event is organised by SYBRG & Sheffield Hallam University with University of Bangor in Wales, Rewilding Britain, the Ancient Tree Forum, the Woodland Trust and other partners.
There will also be the launch of a new rewilding and rewetting initiative described as ‘the most exciting rewilding opportunity in lowland England’………..details to follow!
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