Neil Hulme
Rewilding

Talk
Neil Hulme
Rewilding

November 2022 – tbc

Neil Hulme has been Conservation Officer for Sussex Butterfly Conservation for over twelve years, co-authoring the fabulous ‘Butterflies of Sussex: A Twenty-First Century Atlas’ (2017). In 2017, he received the MBE for his successful efforts in conserving the rare Duke of Burgundy and Pearl-bordered Fritillary butterflies. Neil is passionate about rewilding and is a member of the Advisory Board for the pioneering Knepp Estate rewilding project in West Sussex, detailed in Isabella Tree’s ‘Wilding: the return of nature to a British farm’ (2018).

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