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Environmental Science student Callum joins the Land Trust

Callum JamesA University of East Anglia (UEA) student will gain invaluable hands-on experience working with parks across the country after being appointed to a Junior Operations Officer role with the Land Trust.

Callum James, who is currently studying Environment Science, earned a 12-month position with the national land management charity after impressing with his enthusiasm, environmental knowledge and relentless ambition to expand his learning.

In his new role Callum will support the Land Trust across the South of the country as it seeks to add to its portfolio of parks and green spaces, while fulfilling its charitable objectives, which include the promotion of education, health and social cohesion.

Mike Edwards, Development Manager for the Land Trust, said: “We enjoy a great relationship with UEA and are always pleased to be able to engage with students and share our own knowledge about managing and maintaining green space.

“We look forward to helping Callum develop his promising career by providing him with varied and innovative experiences over the next year and welcome the fresh ideas he will bring to the table.”

Twenty-year-old Callum added: “I’m delighted to have this opportunity to work with the Land Trust and am looking forward to supporting its objectives as it looks to acquire more green space for the benefit of communities up and down the country.”

The Land Trust was established in 2004 by the Homes and Communities Agency (formerly English Partnerships) to own and manage land in perpetuity for public benefit, gaining charitable status in 2010.

Among the more than 50 sites it currently manages are the iconic Northumberlandia, also known as ‘The Lady of the North’, along with Greenwich Ecology Park, Osprey Quay in Dorset and Rabbit Ings Country Park in Yorkshire.

 

With Thanks to the Land Trust (charity) for providing this article: http://www.thelandtrust.org.uk/community/