The 2018 Conference, on Welsh Woodlands and their birds will be held at Neuadd Reichel, Bangor on Saturday 3 November. Places are likely to be sold out several weeks in advance and booking is open (£30 + VAT for WOS members and £35 + VAT for non-members). As usual, we have reserved six free places for 16-25 year olds and if you’d like to apply for one of these please email Keith Noble at knoble.kn
The full programme is as follows:
9.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Welcome by WOS Chair Mick Green
10.05 Annual General Meeting of WOS
10.20. Introduction by WOS President – Iolo Williams
10.35 Welsh Woodlands – George Peterken
11.15 Comfort break
11.35 Birds of upland scrub and plantations – John Calladine
12.10 Raptors nesting in Welsh woods – Steve Roberts
2.10 Presentation of WOS Lifetime Achievement and the Derek Moore Student Research Awards
by Iolo Williams, Hon. President
2.20 RSPB Cymru update – Julian Hughes and BTO Cymru update – Kelvin Jones
2.45 Pied Flycatchers – Jez Smith
4.10 Revitalising the Celtic Rainforest – Dave Anning, RSPB Ynys Hir
5.00 Raffle and close.
Please follow the link here to book.
All the sessions from the 2017 Conference on Raptor conservation in Wales, can be seen here.
The 2019 Conference will mark the 30th Anniversary of WOS and the conference will be a special one. It’ll be held in Aberystwyth on Saturday 16 November 2019 and full details and booking information will be posted in July 2019.