Welsh Ornithological Society Conference 2011

The programme for this year’s annual Welsh Ornithological Society conference in association with BTO and RSPB is now available.

The event will be held once more at Carno in Mid Wales and will celebrate a 100 years of birdwatching in Wales.

A number of well-known speakers from BTO, RSPB and the Welsh Kite Trust have accepted invitations to talk.

2011 Conference
The gathering for birdwatchers in Wales
Saturday 12 November
Carno Community Centre, Powys SY17 5LH

09:30 – Registration and Coffee
10:00 – Welcome by WOS Chair Derek Moore
10:05 – Annual General Meeting of WOS
Session chair: Mick Green
10:30 – 100 Years – Worth Celebrating? Iolo Williams
10:40 – Conservationists in Wales, Graham Williams
11:20 – Birds in Wales – the Last 100 Years, Simon Holloway
12:00 – RSPB in Wales – the First 100 Years, Arfon Williams
12:40 – Lunch
Session chair: Stephanie Tyler
13:.50 – Science in Welsh Ornithology, Dave Leech
14:20 – Welsh Islands, Steve Sutcliffe
15:00 – The Story of the Red Kite, Tony Cross
15:20 – ‘Birdwatching’ – From Shotgun to Web, Derek Moore
15.40 – Tea
Session chair: Alan Williams
16:10 – Film – Dee Doody
16:30 – Birds in Wales – Now and the Next 100, Julian Hughes
17:00 – Raffle and Close – Derek Moore

Further details and booking form are available to download.


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