Category Archives: Events

EVENTS: Art and the Landscape


Come and join us at Hadleigh Country Park for an exhibition of works developed through an NIA funded “art interpretation” project – and find out more about some exciting developments at Hadleigh Country Park!2015.03.27 Hadleigh Arts Event

YOUR FEEDBACK: Events and Delivery

In March we held a series of NIA events at Shorne Woods in Kent, and Wat Tyler in Essex. These meetings were a great opportunity to share some of the successes and lessons learnt from the NIA programme in these first years, and also look ahead to our future priorities, including working more effectively with…Continue Reading


The event will take place in Kent on 11th March, and Essex on 18th March. These half day workshops will celebrate the first 3 years of the NIA partnership, highlight successful delivery and share lessons learnt, and provide an opportunity to build on this momentum by agreeing actions to secure a sustainable future for people and…Continue Reading

Habitat Connectivity

The Lawton Review coined the mantra “more, bigger, better and joined” to describe the required actions to deliver conservation at a landscape-scale. This phrase had far reaching impact, far beyond that imagined by it’s authors, and is even the strapline for the Greater Thames Marshes NIA. But how has this been implemented? And what does it…Continue Reading

GET INVOLVED: Advisory Group

The next meeting of the NIA Advisory Group will be held in London on 4th November 2014. At this session we will be looking forward beyond the initial 2012-15 funding period and seeking your thoughts as to how we secure delivery of nature improvement projects in the Greater Thames. For more information about the Advisory…Continue Reading

NEW EVENT: Big Picture Exhibition

We received some exceptional images which demonstrate just how important it is to protect our natural environment as part of the Big Picture: Greater Thames photography competition, held in Spring 2014. The winning images, as selected by our panel of judges are now on display an a unique travelling exhibition. Why not come and visit us to see…Continue Reading

LAUNCHED: Big Picture Photography Competition

The Big Picture photography competition is an opportunity to capture the wonderful wildlife and landscape in the Greater Thames within 4 categories. The competition opens for entries on 16 February, and closes at midnight on 22 April. The Thames Estuary is truly unique; one minute you can be engulfed in an industrial heartland, the next,…Continue Reading

GET INVOLVED: Advisory Group

The next Greater Thames Marshes NIA Advisory Group meeting will be held on 29th November 2013 in London. We will be seeking your views and input to inform our progress; this will be your opportunity to find out how we’ve been looking after nature in the Greater Thames. Contact us to register your interest in attending!Continue Reading

Thames Estuary Partnership (TEP) Annual Forum

On 7th November the Thames Estuary Partnership (TEP) Annual Forum will include speeches from a wide range of key stakeholders on the theme of “Thames Impact and Infrastructure : making aspirations a reality”. Full details of the event, including a programme of the day and how to register for tickets is available from the TEP website.Continue Reading

Farm Focus Group – NEW DATE

We have had lively and informative discussions at previous Farm Focus Groups and encourage farmers and landowners to attend and have their voice heard as we develop and deliver the NIA. The next NIA Farm Focus Group, held in early November, will be an opportunity for farmers and landowners to discuss: the practicalities of winter…Continue Reading

Greater Thames Marshes Nature Improvement Area