Rewilding Hope – Land to Sea

Organiser: Climate Action North

To celebrate World Environment Day and World Oceans Day 2024 we’re bringing together Rewilders from all over the UK online over 2 days to tell their stories, live streamed across our Climate Action North Youtube channel including a “live chat” with the speakers and our North East Rewilding Network Team.


Conference Date: 5th & 6th June

Online: Livestreamed over our Youtube Channel (Joining link will be sent via Eventbrite)

Online Day One: 5th June 9.30 am to 2pm

Introduction and Welcome: Sharon Lashley, Climate Action North and welcome from the Main Sponsor/Rewilding Britain

  • Sara King – Rewilding Britain
  • David Hetherington – Cairngorms National Park
  • Jenny Barlow – Tarras Valley Nature Reserve
  • Libby Drew – Knepp Wildland
  • Graham Holyoak – Wilder Northumberland
  • Peter Cairns – Scotland the Big Picture

Keynote Speaker: Alan Watson Featherstone – Alan is an Ecologist, Rewilder and founder of internationally renowned rewilding charity Trees for Life. Alan will share his inspirational story of rewilding and hope for the future.

Online Day Two: 6th June 9.30 am to 2pm

  • Ailsa McLellan – Seawilding
  • Jim Cokill/Martina Bristow – Durham Wildlife Trust
  • Judy Power – Tees Rivers Trust
  • Ben Coppin – Groundwork North East
  • Sandra King – Beaver Trust

Keynote Speaker: Sacha Dench Conservation Without Borders – The Human Swan “Rewilding Hope, Nature & The Unstoppables” – Sacha will tell her inspirational story of human resilience, rewilding and climate hope.


  • There will be a 10 min interval between talks to allow for live online chat with the speakers
  • There will be a short interval for a comfort break
  • The talks will remain on the Climate Action North Youtube channel to watch again and again!. 🌏

We hope you can join us for what will be two days of online inspiring talks, networking, and rewilding hope.

Note:– Climate Action North is a not-for-profit community interest company. All voluntary donations from ticket sales will be reinvested across the participating charities.

Thank you for your support

Climate Action North Rewilding Team

Thanks to our event sponsors Rewilding Britain and Northumberland Wildlife Trust

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