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Dorset Bird Club

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A Joint Dorset Bird Club & BTO Conference

 

Conservation in Action

 

To be held at:

 

Queen Elizabeth's School, 600 Blandford Rd, Wimborne, BH21 4DT

 

Saturday 23rd February 2019

From 09:00-17:00

 

 

Morning sessions – Action for Habitats

Afternoon sessions – Action for Species

 

Conference Fee: £20

Includes welcome coffee/tea and lunch

 

Everyone is Welcome!

 

 

Organised by Dorset Bird Club representatives

 

Supported by Dorset Bird Club & The British Trust for Ornithology

 

 

Programme

 

 

09:00  Doors Open & Delegate Registration

 

 

09:30  Review of the changing fortunes of Dorset’s breeding birds

George Green

 

10:00  Lytchett Fields

Shaun Robson

 

 

10:30  DCC Pollinator Action Plan

Peter Moore/Phil Sterling (Butterfly Conservation)

 

 

11:00  Tea/Coffee

 

 

11:30  Habitat creation at Portland Bird Observatory

Martin Cade/James Phillips (PBO)

 

 

12:00  Urban Habitats

Ali Quinney (DCC)

 

 

12:30  Lunch

 

 

14:00 Cuckoos

Chris Hewson (BTO)

 

 

14:30  Ferrybridge Little Terns

Kevin Rylands (RSPB)

 

 

15:00  Stour Valley Ringing Group Nightjar Project

Terry Elborn

 

 

15:30  Coffee

 

 

16:00  Project Owl

Hugh Hanmer (BTO)

 

 

16:30  Concluding remarks

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