Restoring Nature in Our Seas
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Join Harry Barton, Chief Executive of Devon Wildlife Trust, for a talk about how we can make our oceans a haven for marine life.
In this presentation, Harry will discuss how we can all take action to restore the marine wildlife in the ocean around Plymouth and the rest of Devon. Case studies from other places can help give us ideas about what is possible.
Harry has been Chief Executive of Devon Wildlife Trust since 2011. During that time the organisation has grown considerably, taking on substantial new nature reserves including the Exeter Valley Parks and pioneering the reintroduction of the beaver in England. Harry has formerly worked at the Earth Trust in Oxfordshire, Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He served as a trustee of The Wildlife Trusts, the national movement of 47 local Wildlife Trusts covering all parts of the UK, and is Deputy Chair of the Devon Local Nature Partnership. Harry has a BSc in Geography from Durham University and an MSc in Environmental Policy from Wye College, University of London. Harry’s other interests include international development, disability and special needs, music, running, cycling and martial arts.
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About Green Minds

Green Minds is an Urban Innovative Actions (UIC) funded project which aims to better connect people to green and blue spaces within and around the city of Plymouth.
This innovative project is led by Plymouth City Council’s Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Department in collaboration with a range of local stakeholders including the University of Plymouth, Real Ideas, Arts University Plymouth, Devon Wildlife Trust, The Data Place and the National Trust. The project aims to improve the quality and condition of green and blue infrastructure. It also aims to positively enhance people’s interaction and involvement in these spaces, recognising that spending time in green and blue spaces has positive health and wellbeing benefits.
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