EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potocnik (centre right) visited RSPB Northward Hill Tuesday June 17 for a meeting with RSPB Director of Conservation Martin Harper (centre left) to see the Thames Special Protection Area and discuss projects funded by the EU LIFE programme. They were joined by Jo Sampson (far left) RSPB Thames Futurescape Officer, Joseph Hennon (second left) EU Environment Spokesman, William Neale (far right) Commission Cabinet Member), John Meehan (second right) Essex County Council.