Thursday, 14 February 2008

Geodiversity in the North Wessex Downs AONB

Discover links between landscape, geology, biodiversity and land use at this one day meeting.
Saturday 8th March
10.30 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Bouverie Hall,
Pewsey, Wiltshire SN9 5QE
Talks include:
Diversity in stone - a look at building materials and styles within the AONB
Geology and Landscape of the Marlborough Downs and Vale of Pewsey
North Wessex Downs - the last 100 million years
Conservation Target Areas - linking biodiversity habitats and geodiversity
Stream Geology and the freshwater crayfish
A look at woodland archaeology
An industrial heritage in the North Wessex Downs
Soils and their development within the North Wessex Downs

This meeting is supported by a grant from the North Wessex Downs
Sustainable Development Fund.

All are welcome. The day is free but registration is required - or 01993 814147
Please bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided.

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