Start Date: 25th February 2017, 10:30
End Date: 25th February 2017, 18:00
South Yorkshire Natural History Day- the 8th Annual Symposium
An opportunity to meet and chat with other naturalists over a drink, and hear presentations by societies and groups on aspects of their work, including a presentation by Roseanna from the DVLP team. There will be a bar and cafe. In between the talks there will be plenty of time for discussion and chat and looking at displays and book sales.
Sorby Natural History Society will be selling a variety of interesting second hand natural history books at very competitive prices as well as prints from Mary Acton’s botanical illustrations.
The event is free to attend, to book email Peter Clegg firstname.lastname@example.org. Full travel details and information about food and drink will be supplied upon application.
10.00 Building opens
10.00 Erecting Displays
10.30 Welcome Bob Croxton & Peter Clegg
10.40 The Changing Woodlands of Treeton Bob Croxton
11.00 The Work of the Garganey Trust (Broomhill Flash) Jeff Lunn
12.00 South Yorkshire Bat Group Rob Bell
12.30 Gillfield Wood Derek Bateson
13.00 LUNCH BREAK
14.00 Plants of the Porter Valley Part 2 Ken Balklow
14.30 Dearne Discoveries Roseanna Burton
15.30 Galls of Sorbyshire Tom Higginbotham
16.00 ‘Shooting for Victory’: Revelations from the – Colin Howes
– Brodsworth Estate Game Books
16.30 to 18.00 Informal chat, drink, dismantle displays, depart
The event willl be held at Treeton Miners Welfare Club, Treeton, Rotherham, in the Heart of South Yorkshire. Map of venue.