Conferences

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak in the UK the Woodland Birds Conference that was due to be held on Saturday 21st March has been postponed.

WOODLAND BIRDS

                  TBC, Northumberland Lecture Theatre, Writtle University College, Writtle, CM1 3RP


08:45-09:45 Registration and refreshments – with time to view the exhibits and displays                                  

10:00-10:05 Welcome address by GERRY JOHNSON, EBwS Chairman

                     MORNING SESSION    Chaired by PETER DWYER, EBwS Membership Secretary

10:05-10:40  ”THE HISTORY OF ESSEX WOODLANDS”                                                         

                     Dr CHRIS GIBSON FBNA,

10:40-10:50 Beyond the Podium – up to ten minutes of delegate’s ‘Questions & Answers’ with Chris Gibson

10:50-11:25  ”THE BIRDS OF CHALKNEY WOODS”                                   

                      DOUGAL URQUHART, Warden of Chalkney Woods for over twenty years

11:25-11:35 Beyond the Podium – up to ten minutes of delegate’s ‘Questions & Answers’ with Dougal Urquhart

11:35-12:10 ”BARS AND SPOTS – FORTUNES OF OUR WOODPECKERS”

                      KEN SMITH,

12:10-12:20 Beyond the Podium up to ten minutes of delegate’s ‘Questions & Answers’ with Ken Smith

12:20-13:40 ’Light’ sandwich lunch break – time for informal discussions with speakers and to view the displays

AFTERNOON SESSION    Chaired by PETER DWYER, EBwS Membership Secretary

13:40-14:15 ”OWLS – SECRETS OF THE NIGHT”

                       MIKE TOMS, Head of Communications for the British Trust for Ornithology

14:15-14:25 Beyond the Podium – up to ten minutes of delegate’s ‘Questions & Answers’ with Mike Toms

14:25-15:00 ”LOOKING FOR THE GOSHAWK – THE LOST RAPTOR”

                       CONOR JAMESON, Author and Conservationist

15:00-15:10 Beyond the Podium – up to ten minutes of delegate’s ‘Questions & Answers’ with Conor Jameson

15:10-15:45 ”WOODLAND BIRD SPECIES”

                       STEVE CALE, Artist, Photographer and Tour Guide

15:45-15:55 Beyond the Podium – up to ten minutes of delegate’s ‘Questions & Answers’ with Steve Cale

15:55-16:30 Summing up by GERRY JOHNSON and ‘Grand Raffle’ draw with so many splendid prizes to be won.

 

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