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DCF Annual Conference 2022

DCF Annual Conference 2022

A big thank you to everyone who came along to the DCF annual conference on the 20th September at Kingston Maurward College, we had a great attendance with over 100 DCF members joining us!

There were 17 inspiring presentations from a range of presenters and organisations, 13 information stands and lots of networking and catching up taking place.

Here are the speaker biographies and presentation slides:

Speaker biographies

Delegate List


Presentation slides

Welcome & DCF update

Litter Free Dorset, Improving & maintaing bathing water quality across Dorset

Wessex Water, Creating behaviour change and improving water quality

 Shoreline Management Plans (SMPs) & the SMP Refresh

BCP Council FCERM Service and Projects

Community engagement and resilience

Dorset Council climate and ecological strategy and action plan

BCP’s Climate Action Programme

Development of a National Marine Park framework & principles

Hemingway Design, Winners and Losers of Seaside Towns

Southern IFCA, Sustainable fishing & Endangered, Threatened & Protected Species

Dorset Council, Increase in water-based recreation

Poole Harbour’s Bird & Recreation Initiative: mitigating recreational disturbance to SPA bird species

Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy

Studland Bay Marine Partnership – Sustainable recreation

Swansea University, The benefits and challenges of seagrass restoration

David Francis, Lets talk SeaHives

Some of the information stands at the DCF Annual Conference 2022

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