Verges, Ditches & Hedges Conference
The Middle Marches conference on Verges, Ditches & Hedges took place in Norbury, South Shropshire on 18th November 2022.
Aims of the Conference:
The conference focussed on the subject of Shropshire’s road verges, hedges and ditches and their role and importance in our county’s landscape – and how we might manage them better.
The full programme and speaker information can be found here.
For a final report on this Conference click here.
A taster video with highlights from the conference can be viewed here.
- Wild Waterways, Drains and Ditches
(Pete Lambert, Head of Land and Water, Shropshire Wildlife Trust – 5.5MB)
- Verge management: how councils can save money and increase wildlife
(Dr Phil Sterling, FCIEEM – 15.5MB)
- Nigel Adams
Website and You Tube
- Hedgerow surveys in the Stepping Stones area
(Simon Cooter & Rob Rowe – 5.8MB)
- Utilisation of Roadside Verge Arisings
(Alex Wilcox-Brook, Severn Wye – 2.4MB)
- Maintaining Shropshire’s Verges
(Andy Wilde – Shropshire Highways – 376KB)
Click on the links below for:
Enterprise House, Station Street, Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
01743 891492 (Dr Richard Keymer)