Dorset Bird Club




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






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