Science & Nature Conference 2022
03sep9:30 am4:00 pmScience & Nature Conference 2022Footprints! A Conference for the CommunityCambo Gardens, Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD9:30 am - 4:00 pm OrganiserFootprints East NeukEvent TypeOutdoor,Webinar & TalksThemeEnergy & Renewables,Food & Agriculture,Nature & Biodiversity,Community Engagement
Join us for our “Conference for the Community” an event open to all. Held in the beautiful grounds of Cambo Estate we will hear talks on subjects such as
Join us for our “Conference for the Community” an event open to all. Held in the beautiful grounds of Cambo Estate we will hear talks on subjects such as climate change, biodiversity loss and wildlife crime along with meeting the gardeners at Cambo who will teach us about environmentally friendly gardening. Our keynote speaker is Professor Sir Ian Boyd and further information on the programme can be found on our website. Please note that some of the talks will involve a small amount of walking and being outside so please dress appropriately.
9:30 – 10:00 – Arriving
1000: Welcome: Footprint East Neuk
10.10 – 10.40: Three discourses on sustainability Ian Boyd, University of St Andrews
10.40 – 10.50: Questions
10.50 – 11.10: Biodiversity loss: Alison Johnston, University of St Andrews
11.10 – 11.20: Questions
11.20 – 11.40: Break
11.40 – 12.15: Farming footprint. Panel discussion on regenerative farming. Facilitated by Ian Boyd.
12.15 – 12.30: Questions
12.30 – 13.30: Lunch. Participants can explore the gardens and stands.
13.30. – 14.00: Animal Tracks and Signs, Donald Malone, Wildside Nature
14.00 – 14.30: Climate/Wildlife friendly gardening. In the garden with a gardener at Cambo
14.30 – 14.50: Break
14.50 – 15.10: Footprints in crime. “Wildlife forensics” Rob Ogden, University of Edinburgh
15.10 – 15.20: Questions
15.20 – 15.40: Blue Carbon. William Austin, University of St Andrews
15.40 – 15.50: Questions
(Saturday) 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Kingsbarns, St Andrews KY16 8QD