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Our Holme Festival: Climate change and National Parks: from threat to opportunity? University of Huddersfield

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Our Holme Festival: Climate change and National Parks: from threat to opportunity? University of Huddersfield

22nd October - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

Over the past year we’ve taken part in a community project based around the River Holme. We’re celebrating the success of this project with a day of talks from industry leading experts on all things river related.

Climate change and National Parks: from threat to opportunity? is a talk by Andrew McCloy, Chairman, Peak District National Park Authority.

National Parks are designated for their high landscape value, but from fires to flooding these sensitive habitats are already suffering the impacts of climate change. However, this vulnerability also suggests a way forward. Britain’s national parks are uniquely placed to deliver key messages and shape low carbon lifestyles among our 90 million visitors each year. Find out how, with the right tools and resources, our Parks can and should be a national leader in responding to climate change.

Interested in more Our Holme talks?
10.30-11.30am: Saving the planet in the hills above Huddersfield, Mr Chris Dean
2.30-3.30pm: A body in the river: the new science of forensic hydrology, Professor Carolyn Roberts
5.30-6.30pm: Reducing the impact of plastic waste on the water environment, Mr Rob Casey
7.00-8.00pm: Lifeblood of Your Town: Why should you make friends with rivers like the Holme and Colne? Dr Paul Gaskell

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River Holme Connections
Phone:
01484 925529
Email:
info@riverholmeconnections.org
Website:
www.riverholmeconnections.org

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Holmfirth, West Yorkshire United Kingdom + Google Map

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