Sands of LIFE Conference 2024

Sands of LIFE and Natural Resources Wales are proud to announce that the project’s final conference took place on the 15 to 17 May 2024.

More than 100 delegates from the UK and overseas gathered in person and online to hear from local and international experts about sand dune conservation and management at the three-day Sands of LIFE conference at the Celtic Royal Hotel in Caernarfon.

The conference included:

  • Findings and highlights from Sands of LIFE’s five years of action for biodiversity.
  • Informative presentations from local and international speakers on the latest developments in sand dune conservation and management.
  • Networking, collaborating and sharing of best practice between leading sand dune managers from across the UK and Northern Europe.
  • Site visits to world class sand dunes on the Isle of Anglesey.
  • The unique culture, landscapes and language of beautiful North Wales.

Read the full programme and watch recordings of the conference presentations.

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