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4th CONSERVATION

CONFERENCE

 

 

                      

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COASTAL & MARSHLAND BIRDS of ESSEX

                Saturday 17th March 2018, 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 MBNA, EBwS Chairman

                     MORNING SESSION    Chaired by M *******************

10:05-10:40    ”CONSERVING THE COASTAL BIRDS OF ESSEX – REFLECTIONS FROM 30-YEARS ON THE FRONT LINE”                                                         

                     Dr CHRIS GIBSON FBNA, Ecologist, Conservationist, Broadcaster and Author

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

10:50-11:25    ”BREEDING SEASON POPULATIONS OF WADERS – WINNERS AND LOSERS”                                  

                        Dr DAWN BALMER, BTO Ecologist, Head of Surveys and National Survey Coordinator

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

11:35-12:10    ”NEW MOON ON THE WANE – THE CURSE OF THE CURLEWS”

                        RICK SIMPSON, Wader Quest

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

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

AFTERNOON SESSION    Chaired by M *************

13:40-14:15    ”LITTLE TERNS – BIG CHALLENGES”

                       SUE RENDELL-READ, RSPB Ecologist, Project Manager EU LIFE and Little Tern Project

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

14:25-15:00    ”WATER BIRDS OF THE COAST IN WINTER”

                       Dr TERESA FROST, BTO Ecologist Wetland Birds Survey National Organiser

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

15:10-15:45    ”DEVELOPMENT OF RESERVES – FROM RAINHAM TO WALLASEA”

                       GRAHAM WHITE, RSPB Senior Wetland Ecologist

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

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

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