Joint DBC/BTO Conference 23rd February

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 
(£10 if in full-time education - email for more details)
Includes coffee/tea and buffet lunch. 
Everyone is Welcome!
Tickets will not be issued for this event but we will be providing name badges for delegates upon registration. LAST DATE FOR BOOKING 20th FEBRUARY
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Organised by Dorset Bird Club representatives
Supported by Dorset Bird Club & The British Trust for Ornithology
09:00  Doors Open & Delegate Registration
09:30  The changing fortunes of Dorset’s birds
George Green
10:00  RSPB Lytchett Fields – Working Together to Maximise Opportunities for Birds and People
Shaun Robson
10:30  The First Cut is the Cheapest – Managing Public Open Space for Pollinators in the Era of Austerity
Peter Moore (Butterfly Conservation)
11:00  Tea/Coffee
11:30  Quinoa, Tree Sparrows & Bumblebird or just wishing on a Pallas’s Reed Bunting -
perfecting the mix for farm wildlife at Portland Bird Observatory
James Phillips and Martin Cade
12:00  Mitigation Measures and Enhancing Opportunities for Birds in Planning and Development  
Ali Quinney (DCC)
12:30  Buffet Lunch 
(incl BirdTrack open sessions)
14:00 Urban Nightjars - Heathlands and Beyond
Terry Elborn & Brian Cresswell
14:30  Recovery and Protection of Chesil’s Little Tern colony
Kevin Rylands (RSPB)
15:00  Tea/Coffee
15:30  Project Owl: Secrets of the Night
Hugh Hanmer (BTO)
16:00  Tales of the Unexpected – New Insights from Satellite Tracking Cuckoo
Chris Hewson (BTO)
16:30  Concluding remarks