Sat, 28 Mar | The Margate School

(POSTPONED) Eco Expo

An Ecological afternoon at The Margate School.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

28 Mar 2020, 14:00
The Margate School, 33 High Street, Margate, UK

About the Event

In light of the recent Covid-19 developments we are postponing the Eco Expo until further notice.  We are closely monitoring what is happening and will be updating everyone as soon as we have more information. 

Take care everyone, from the TMS team x

PROGRAMME 

1  'The Urban Green Idea' - Karen Jones University of Kent

Karen is Professor of Environmental and Cultural History and among her many publications is 'The invention of the Park'. A current research interest is 'health, space and wellbeing' for the Wellcome Trust.

2 'Biodiversity – Global to Local'  - Dr Clive Nuttman

Clive has his own educational consultancy : 'Biology Matters' and has in a long career researched from rainforests to deserts. He is particularly keen on addressing the 'nature deficit' in schools and is a trustee at Monkton Nature Reserve.

3 'Verges – nothing to be wasted' - Dr Hannah Scott

Hannah is a post-doctoral researcher at CCCU who will speak on the 'cyclic economy' : 'Can roadside grasses be harvested for compost, energy creation and even furniture ?' And as 'Dr Forager will outline the 'edible coastline.'

4 'Kent's Trees & Ponds – All in a Year's Work'  -  David Carey

David is Chair of the Kent Trees & Ponds Wardens' with a definite concern for Thanet's lack of 'canopy'. A Cambridge graduate in natural sciences who enjoyed an extensive career at Hadlow College.

5 'Life and enthusiasms as an Environmental Sculptor'  - Anthony Heywood

Anthony has taught sculpture all over Kent and beyond for 30 years and has an international reputation for creating community artworks with a humanitarian message not least for the 2012 Olympics.

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