Events

Creating conservation with roots: developing a sense of place and time

Saturday 11th November 2017- Creating conservation with roots: developing a sense of place and time. Some thoughts from the Mediterranean margin. CRES Day at Ripon College Cuddesdon with Chris Walley We have now fixed the programme for our CRES Day in November. We are very pleased to welcome Dr Chris Walley of A Rocha France as our guest speaker. Chris will speak on the theme of “Creating conservation with roots: developing a sense of place …

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The Church in Action

The Church in Action For some years now we have held the CRES residential in Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford in September. We have decided to open up the Friday (1st September 2017) of the residential to day visitors as we have an excellent and very interesting programme. In the afternoon we will visit two churches, one with a new churchyard extension project and wild flower meadow, and the other a recent recipient of a …

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CRES/JRI Field Trip: Somerset- a different county

 Somerset- a different county We are pleased to announce that CRES and JRI will be running a one day Field Trip to the Somerset Levels on Saturday 8th July 2017 (10.30am to 4.15pm). We will be visiting two contrasting farms, discussing agriculture on the Levels, thinking about environmental issues, and just generally enjoying the place. Many thanks to Dr Andrew Wright (JRI Director) and Rob Walrond (Diocese of Bath and Wells Rural Advisor) for arranging the …

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Saving Planet Earth – a serious role for the Church?

CRES Day (Saturday 29th April 2017) at Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford  with Andy Atkins and Margot Hodson We have now fixed the programme for our CRES Day in April. We are very pleased to welcome Andy Atkins the Chief Executive of A Rocha UK, and former Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth, as our guest speaker. Andy will speak on the theme of “Saving Planet Earth – a serious role for the Church?” He will look …

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Indigenous and grounded: investing in local people to rescue the planet

Saturday 12th November 2016- CRES Day at Ripon College Cuddesdon We have now fixed the programme for our CRES Day in November. These days are now opened up to a wider audience and we are very pleased to welcome Professor Sir Ghillean Prance and Andy Lester, Conservation Director for A Rocha UK, to be our guest speakers. The themes explored will be highly relevant to those on the CRES course, but could be taken as a …

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