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Communities Caring for Water Conference 2022

Community participation in a changing environment.

 

Agenda Outline

10:00 – 10:10     Ministerial Opening

10.10 – 10.20     Welcome LAWPRO & The Rivers Trust

 

10: 20 Session 1: Communities Collaborating for Water Quality  

10:20 – 10:35     Rivers Trust

10:35 – 10:50     Catchment Association

10.50 – 11.05     Rural Development Company

11.05 – 11:20    Catchment/ Environmental Group

11:20 – 11:40     Discussions/Q&A

 

11:40 – 12:00     Tea/Coffee break – Networking

12:00 -13:00 Session 2: Opportunities to integrate Nature Based Solutions in the Urban & Rural Environments    

  • Introduction: Climate change as additional pressure on the water environment (15 mins)
  • Community Actions – 5 community groups (5 mins each)
  • Panel discussion on Nature Based Solutions (20mins)

13:00 – 14:00     Lunch

14:00 – 14:40 Session 3  Citizen Science: Initiatives and Updates

  • Introduction (5 mins)
  • Citizen Science initiatives (20 mins)
  • Citizen Science Update (15 mins)

 

14:40 Session 4 Looking ahead: Community involvement in Catchment Management Plans

14:40 – 15:00     Overview of Catchment Management Plans & Community Catchment Fora and outline of afternoon Workshop (20 mins)

15:00 – 15:25     Tea/Coffee break – Networking

15:25 – 16:25     Workshop on Catchment Management Plans & Community Catchment Fora (60 mins)

16:25 – 16:30     Wrap up (Rivers Trust)

16:30                     Event Close