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The Power of Nature and COP26: Nature initiatives in your Communities

 

The Power of Nature and COP26: Nature initiatives in your Communities

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Starting 18 November 2020 11:00 through to 18 November 2020 12:30

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The Power of Nature and COP26: Nature initiatives in your Communities

 

To register for this event please follow this LINK. / https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-power-of-nature-and-cop26-nature-initiatives-in-your-communities-tickets-127731080099?aff=ebdssbonlinesearchWe would welcome your attendance to this event and to ensure we have as wide and diverse attendance as possible, please do share widely within your networks.
Defra has posted about the event on Twitter here, please feel free to share on your social media networks.The session will be co-chaired by Andrea Ledward, International Biodiversity and Climate Director at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Beccy Speight, CEO, RSPB. It will begin with a video address from Environment Minister Rebecca Pow MP, and include presentations from two environmental charities working in London; Trees for Cities and Global Generation as well as a presentation from the National Academy for Social Prescribing. The session will also feature a panel discussion with Dr Alison Hartshorn, Grow Wild Programme Manager, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Oge Ejizu, London Leader for Black Girls Hike and John Holland-Kaye, CEO, Heathrow Airport Ltd.This session will be the first to take place in a series of virtual events held by Defra, with a focus on the importance of nature, biodiversity and local community action. Further sessions will take place regionally across the UK in 2021.If you would like to know more about this event, please contact COP26@Defra.gov.uk.

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