Oxfordshire Local Nature Partnership Board - Wednesday, 12 June 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual via MS Teams

Contact: Matt Whitney, Local Nature Partnership Manager  Email:

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Apologies, conflicts of interest and Chair's announcements


Notes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 305 KB

To consider the notes of the previous meeting held on 13 March 2024.


Local Nature Partnership Manager update

The Local Nature Partnership Manager to provide an update to the board on activity since the last meeting, including national policy advocacy, regional partnership progression and more.

Head of Healthy Place Shaping to provide a quick recap of a recent LNP event.


Thames Valley Flood Scheme

The Environment Agency to provide an update on the Thames Valley Flood Scheme.


Focus on Nature Finance work

The Local Nature Partnership Manager and the Nature Finance Manager to give a short update/overview of their work on nature finance, including progress on the Innovate UK project.


Alignment with Trust of Oxfordshire's Environment (TOE) pdf icon PDF 215 KB

In order to achieve our vision, and to facilitate delivery of Local Nature Recovery Strategy, it is considered important to be able to influence nature finance. The Board is asked to consider the merits of forging closer alignment with Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment to achieve these aims.


Forum Event

The Board is asked to comment on the most appropriate timing and focus for a full partnership get together. Oxfordshire Local Nature Partnership Manager proposes basing it around Local Nature Recovery Strategy delivery, with focus on nature finance and community engagement.



Activity tracker pdf icon PDF 210 KB

The Board is asked to approve and suggest amendments to the project tracker, which presents an overview of things which will have significant impact on nature recovery.


Additional documents:


Board admin


To agree to adopt the proposed register of interest pdf icon PDF 213 KB

Additional documents:


To agree to hybrid meeting preferences


To nominate a Vice Chair


Any other business


Date of future meetings

To note the dates of the next meetings:

o   18 September 2024

o   11 December 2024