Trees on the Farm- Protecting resources, enhancing assets

Last updated: 15 Dec 2017

At Keld Farm, Kings Meaburn Penrith. CA10 3BS with kind permission of John and Janet Addison.

Join us at this half-day event, starting at 10am, to find out about how farming can reduce flooding, protecting both urban and rural properties, our farming colleagues and valuable farmland. This CFE event will introduce some of the principles of natural flood management, focussing on the benefits tree planting on farms to slow the flow of water and reduce runoff, as well as providing benefits to soils and livestock welfare.

This FREE event will include:

·Opportunities for woodland creation with representative from the Woodland Trust looking at trees and woodland planted from 40 years ago to the present day.

·Making the most of opportunities through Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) looking at options available through the Countryside Stewardship scheme

·Managing the speed water leaves your farm, introducing the principles of Natural Flood Management.

·CFE partners attending include the Woodland Trust, Eden Rivers Trust, CSF and Natural England,

Booking esssential .To book your free place, please go to http://web.nfuonline.com/cfeevents or call/text Paul Arkle on 0771 3333165 or email [email protected]

Please bring outdoor clothing and suitable footwear. Free Tea/Coffee and Lunch will be provided.
BASIS and NRoSO points applied for.

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Event Start Date:

18 Jan 2018 10:00

Event End Date:

18 Jan 2018 13:30

Cost (£):

Free

Location:

Keld Farm, Kings Meaburn Penrith. CA10 3BS