Diary dates & networking opportunities.

As Autumn gives way to Winter and the days draw in then perhaps it’s time to meet up with old friends or attend networking events and make new ones?  Two identification courses and three events are offered, details below.

The Northern England Raptor Forum annual conference is being held on Saturday 21 November 2015, it is being hosted by Calderdale Raptor Group and is to be held at Rishworth School, Rishworth, Halifax, HX6 4QA.  For more information and booking forms, click here.

The Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society are holding their Annual Insect Show on Saturday 21 November 2015 Brackenhurst Campus, Nottingham Trent University, on A612 just south of Southwell, nr Newark, Notts NG25 0QF 11am until 4.30pm. Admission and parking free.  Refreshments. Disabled access and toilets.  A chance to learn more about insects and their environments.  Many local societies, groups and individuals will be exhibiting and demonstrating live insects, preserved specimens and trapping and recording methods.  A small number of sales stands will be there, giving people a chance to buy books, insects, and insect related items.  Depending on the weather, there may be a moth watch afterwards. Contact Dave Budworth on 01283 215188

Prof. Ian D Rotherham and team, long standing friends and associates of the late OG are running a two day conference Oliver Gilbert: A life in ecology that marks the premature death ten years ago of a giant in nature conservation.  The conference is 13 & 14 November 2015 at Sheffield Hallam University.

Sphagnum identification courses, 19 & 26 November 2015 in Sheffield.

Waxcap identification courses, 15 & 29 October 2015 in the Sheffield area.

For more information about any of the three events above and booking forms contact the

Conference Team, HEC Associates, Venture House, 103 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 2NT

Tel: 0114 272 4227 email: info@hallamec.plus.com






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