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  1. Wild Ennerdale is very grateful for the funding and support of English Nature Wild Ennerdale –Seeing Nature in Charge

  2. Beginnings • NT and FC discussions about working together in 2000 • Needed a shared Vision if going to work together • Spent 3 years brainstorming with local people and invited guests • Wild concept came out of brainstorming and trying to understand the character of the valley. • Recognition of Ennerdale Water as important characteristic so invited UU to join • Partnership formalised in September 2003 through Memorandum of Agreement • Applies to combined UU, FC & NT land ownership - 4300ha

  3. FC Involvement • England Forestry Strategy – timber a by product of managing land not sole purpose • Champions - Local staff interest and enthusiasm, support & involvement of senior managers • Declining Economics of Timber Production • Change and development in FC organisational culture • Established Forest Design Plan • process • Positive NT approach • and UU enthusiasm

  4. Vision “ To allow the evolution of Ennerdale as a wild valley for the benefit of people relying more on natural processes to shape its landscape and ecology”

  5. The Partnership today • NT, UU & FC working together in day to day and longer term plans • Partner meetings every 6 to 8 weeks as required to update progress and scope new work • Principally 4 People making decisions • Project Officer, acts as co-ordinator and first line of contact • Funded by partners & English Nature • English Nature a big supporter • Advisory group of 15-20 experts • Liason group,neighbours. • community, NGO’s

  6. The Partnership today • Partners divide up workload according to individual skills • Not actively targeted media, more word of mouth, first press release in 5 yrs yesterday • Website prime form of communication • Public events and liaison group meetings when something to consult on • Specific meetings for specific • groups eg farming community, • Government agencies • Still very much in development • No finish date • No defined end point

  7. Wild Ennerdale – What Next 2005/6

  8. What Next - Stewardship Plan • Describing the valley and its special qualities, the partnership and how we propose to allow the valley to develop. • About reducing mans impact to a level where natural process are free to shape the future look and feel of the valley. • Promoting positive features that contribute to an increasing sense of wildness • Removing/reducing negative detracting features. • Changing the future path of the valleys landscape will require an initial phase of intervention • Principal partnership document • Published soon

  9. Sustainability Issues • Bridging the Gap – International Conference • A great opportunity to spend time thinking about the issues which hinder the development of Wild Ennerdale (WE) • June 2006 Workshop • Partners Discussion • Advisory group discussion • Final Paper – 6 Separate Issues • Management Scale • Nature Conservation • Social & Cultural • Economic • Farming & Forestry • Value of Wild Land

  10. Wild Mountain, Wild Water, Wild Forest Wild Ennerdale Visit www.wildennerdale.co.uk for more info