HBIC Recorders Forum – 8th March 2014

HBIC Recorders Forum
8th March 2014

hbic-logoThe Hampshire Dormouse Group attended the Hampshire Biodiversity Information Centre (HBIC) Recorders forum, which was a great opportunity to talk to other recorders and representatives of community groups who were keen to follow the HDG. There was also the opportunity to gather information about other potential sites within Hampshire.

More information about the HBIC Recorders forum can be found here, with the programme of events throughout the day as follows.

Programme
09.45 10.00 Registration & Coffee
10.00 10.05 Welcome & Introduction : Nicky Court, HBIC Manager
10.05 10.35 The view over the horizon: Martin Rand, Botanical Society of the British Isles
10.35 11.05 The Changing Fortunes of Hampshire’s Birds – A National Perspective. John Eyre, Hampshire Ornithological Society
11.05 11.15 Refreshments
11.15 11.45 How well are Hampshire’s butterflies doing? – Hampshire butterfly trends in a national context: DrAndy Barker, Butterfly Conservation
11.45 12.15 Setting up a network of reference sites : Nicky Court, HBIC Manager
12.15 12.30 Discussion
12.30 13.45 Lunch & displays
13.45 14.05 PondNet in Hampshire:  DrNaomi Ewald, Freshwater Habitats Trust
14.05 14.25 Natterjack conservation – the long view: John Buckley, Amphibian & Reptile Conservation
14.25 14.45 Seasearch & Shoresearch : Dr Amy Marsden, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
14.45 15.00 Refreshments
15.00 15.20 BeeWalk: Walking transects to monitor bumblebees: Richard Comont, Bumblebee Conservation Trust
15.20 15.40 Recording birds by sound: Brian Harrison, Wildlife sound recordist
15.40 15.45 Summing up and close
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