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Mosses + Marshes
International Panel Discussion

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 9AM AEDT, 11 NOVEMBER. ATTENDING REGISTRATIONS WILL GO IN THE DRAW FOR A COPY OF THE NEWLY PUBLISHED MOSSES AND MARSHES BOOK (RANDOMLY DRAWN INTERMISSION).

As part of the Mosses + Marshes project, an international panel discussion will be held in partnership with Dubbo Regional Council on 11 November, bringing together a group of natural resource managers, scientists, academics, and cultural consultants from Australia and the UK with a wealth of experience in land and natural resource management issues. The panel will be discussing alternative ways of understanding and valuing special environments to help shape their future, with a focus on the Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses (UK) and the Macquarie Marshes (Australia).

This live, facilitated event on Zoom, will include pre-recorded provocations and audience contributions to the discussion via the event chat. The panel discussion will be recorded for use in ongoing conversations as part of the Mosses and Marshes project.

DATE >> Thursday, 11 November 2021
TIME >> 7pm AEDT/ 8am GMT
DURATION >> 1.5 hours (short break included)
LOCATION >> Zoom, via registration link (above)
EVENT FACILITATOR >> Jessica Moore, Dubbo Regional Council, Cultural Development Coordinator
ARTISTS/MODERATORS >> Kim V. Goldsmith and Andrew Howe, Mosses and Marshes lead artists

PANELISTS >>
Tim Hosking (AU)
Kate Mildner (AU)
Fleur and Laurance Magick Dennis, Milan Dhiiyaan (AU)
Dave Pritchard (UK)
Dr Tim Acott (UK)
Dr Joan Daniels (UK)

In Australia, this event has been assisted with funding by Dubbo Regional Council, the NSW Government through Create NSW, and the Australian Cultural Fund, supported by Orana Arts.

In the UK, the event is being supported by Arts Council England, Natural England and the Shropshire Wildlife Trust.