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EcoCoLife conference presentations

The conference report is available here

The presentations from the final conference are available to download as pdfs below ...

EcoCoLife - the story so far: Paul Sizeland, SNH


Species and habitat conservation

The Hydroscape project: Nigel Willby, University of Stirling

EcoCoLife speakers:

Slammanan Plateau peatland restoration: Scott Shanks, Buglife

Baronshaugh, Cemetery Marsh wetlands & meadows creation: Mark Mitchell, RSPB

Garnock floodplain reconnection: Gill Smart, Scottish Wildlife Trust


Ecosystem services and resilience to climate change

Ecosystem services, and resilience to climate and environmental change: Marc Metzger, Edinburgh University

EcoCoLife speakers:

Skinflats managed realignment: Yvonne Boles, RSPB

Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve restoration: David Pickett, SNH

River restoration, the Tyne and Glazert catchments: Charlie Perfect, SEPA


The benefits that connections to nature bring to people

LIFE Green-Go!Carpathians: Piotr Mikołajczyk -

EcocoLife speakers:

Volunteer engagement with the East Ayrshire coalfields: Daisy Whytock, East Ayrshire Coalfields Environment Initiative

EcoCoLife socio-economic assessment: Donatien VonRohland, Scottish Natural Heritage

The Bog Squad: David Hill, Butterfly Conservation Scotland


Introduction to the revised Ecological Coherence Protocol

B-lines across central Scotland: Suzanne Burgess, Buglife

Inner Forth & A practitioner’s guide: Kate Fuller, Inner Forth Futures


Workshop outputs: working at a landscape scale

• Species and habitats-led approaches

• Ecosystem services-led approaches

• Connections with people

outputs from these are in the conference report