Hill Farming in the 21st Century

@ Mickleton Village Hall

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08 September 2016

2.30pm

Locals, farmers, landowners, land managers and all who are interested in the fate of our uplands are welcome to Mickleton Village Hall on Thursday 8th September between 2.30pm and 5pm to hear from expert speakers and to have their say on the theme Hill Farming in the 21st Century. Keynote speaker Lord Inglewood (Landowner, Member of The House of Lords) will discuss hill farming and the uplands. Dr Margaret Bradshaw MBE will explain the importance of grazing and hefting in preserving an upland biodiversity treasure – the Teesdale Assemblage of Flowering Plants. Kay and Tom Hutchinson, stars of TV & film documentary Addicted to Sheep, will talk about the trials and tribulations of hill farming in Upper Teesdale. Other speakers at this session include Lord Barnard, local farmer Richard Betton and Natural England board member Julia Aglionby. There are 100 free places available and booking is required.

Those wishing to attend must call and register either at:Heart of Teesdale Landscape Partnership on 03000 260842

Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services on 01833 641010  

Tea and cake will be served.

Venue
Mickleton Village Hall
Mickleton
Barnard Castle
Co Durham
DL12 0JR

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