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1.6 Riparian Landowner Advice

Providing a joined-up approach for delivering bespoke land management advice for the Brecks’ riparian landowners.

Delivery Lead Organisation: Norfolk Rivers Trust

Aims/Objectives

To provide a joined-up approach for delivering bespoke land management advice for the Brecks’ riparian landowners.

There are currently 5-6 different organisations delivering, or seeking to deliver valuable, area specific advice to landowners and, managers in the project area.

There is a great need to review the mechanisms for providing advice and establish a joined-up approach where there is one hub to go for specialist and technical environmental advice.

Summary

There are currently numerous organisations seeking to deliver valuable, area-specific advice to landowners and agricultural managers, and a great interest in reviewing the mechanisms for providing advice using a mutually inclusive approach. Because of the special nature of the Brecks, it provides a unique set of needs and issues for land managers that are not being met by current provision.

This project will develop a steering group with partner organisations, to pilot a scheme delivering over 3 years, a joined-up bespoke land management advice that adds value to existing stewardship, at a significant time of change.

It will create a legacy of landowners more aware of the natural heritage assets they manage, more able to access support and funding to manage those assets, and a network of advisory organisations more able to work effectively in partnership to deliver bespoke advice in the Brecks Landscape.

If you’d like to get involved in this project contact us for more information or to be added to the project mailing list: bfer.admin@suffolk.gov.uk

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