By aguthrie

Release date:
18 July 2014 (All day)
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Today, at Wiston House in Sussex, a conference organised by Plantlife, the Rare Breeds Survival Trust and The Wildlife Trusts will call for radical new action to reverse the loss of the UK’s meadow heritage.

Contact with nature is key to our quality of life and we have a responsibility to future generations to reverse this trend

Attended by policy makers – including a key note speech from Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Defra – academics and practitioners from conservation, food and farming and rural development, this working event will identify the steps needed to save our vanishing meadows, wildlife and the native breeds that graze them.

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