Would you like to attend a nationally important conservation conference? Cirencester College & the Royal Agricultural University are hosting a conference on Rewilding, a branch of land management & conservation that seeks to restore natural processes to the environment. It’s a hot topic in the conservation world & is promoted in the government’s 25 year environment plan. Is it a solution to our biodiversity & ecosystem services losses? 12 nationally renowned speakers will be coming to share their thoughts & we have ten tickets available for Cirencester College students. This is a superb opportunity to experience a conference at a higher education institution & meet important figures from the conservation & land management world. If you are considering applying for university or for jobs within the sector this would be a fantastic boost to your CV. Competition If you would like enter the competition for a chance to win a ticket please complete the task below & send to Stephanie Masefield (Stephanie.masefield@cirencester.ac.uk) by midday 31st October. You must be able to attend the full day (9-530) on Tuesday 20th November & arrange your own transport to & from the event which is being held at the Boutflour Hall at the Royal Agricultural University. Cirencester College lecturers will be present at the event, lunch & coffees are included. For more information on the event check out the website > http://ow.ly/hb0c30mfw8K Task: Write a report on one side of A4 (typed, no smaller than size 12 font) evaluating the possible impact of the return of the European beaver to the British countryside. Images & figures are encouraged to support the text and sources should be referred to in a small reference section at the end. The ten reports that show the best critical thinking will be selected by a small selection panel & notified by November 7th. If you are successful, you will need to notify your lecturers about missing your lessons and arrange to catch up with work.