AGM & Talk on Epping Forest’s place in the future of conservation in England
8th October 2022 at Lopping Hall
10.30am Talk from Tony Juniper and panel discussion
We are delighted to announce that the Chair of Natural England, and former Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth, Tony Juniper, has agreed to
speak ahead of our AGM at 10.30 am on the morning of 8th October at Lopping Hall. The talk will be open to both members and non-members.
We have asked Tony to speak about the future of conservation in the UK, as well as touch on the proposal currently being considered by the City of London Corporation, to apply to become a National Nature Reserve.
A full timetable for the day can be found here:
- 10.00 am, Doors open
- 10.30 am, Keynote address Tony Juniper CBE, Chair of Natural England: “Epping Forest’s place in the future of conservation in England”
- 11.15 am, Panel discussion and questions:
- Tony Juniper, Chair of Natural England
- Judith Adams, Chair, Epping Forest Heritage Trust
- Paul Thomson, Superintendent of Epping Forest
- 12.00 pm, Tea/coffee break
- 12.30 pm, Annual General Meeting for EFHT members only
- See separate formal notice and agenda below.
- 1 pm, Light sandwich lunch for members
- 2 pm, Close
The recording of Tony’s speech is now available, please click here to watch.
Our Annual General Meeting
We were delighted to have a capacity attendance at our AGM in Lopping Hall, following the talk from Tony Juniper CBE Judy Adams, our Chair, thanked our volunteers, members, staff team and partners for all their hard work over the year and reported against our achievements in 2021/22.
Peter Lewis our Chief Executive highlighted the importance of moving forward to reaching new people and communities so that they too can enjoy the Forest, and come to love it as our members and supporters do.
Mike Smith, our Treasurer, reported on our finances, including highlighting that we are in a phase of planned deficit budgets as we invest our reserves in creating a more impactful organization for the benefit of the Forest.