Worcestershire Record No. 24 April 2008 p. 3
The Wyre Forest Study Group committee have pleasure in inviting you to attend the above event which promises to be very informative and enjoyable. Details are:
Date and time: Saturday 1st November, 9.30 am 4.30 pm
Venue: Heightington Village Hall, Grid Ref. SO764711
Chair: Professor Susan Limbrey
Secretary for the day: Mike Bloxham
|The Back to Orange Project - Jenny Joy|
|Rare moths and butterflies of the Wyre - Forest Dave Grundy|
|Butterfly monitoring a personal view -Owen Tudor|
|The Brown Hairstreak Project - John Tilt|
|Parasitic Flies and Lepidop - Dave Grundy|
Dr. Jenny Joy: Jenny Joy is the West Midlands Senior Regional Officer for Butterfly Conservation and sits on the board of Grow With Wyre the Wyre Forest Landscape Partnership Scheme. Back to Orange is one of the scheme projects operating with grant monies from the SITA Trust and HLF, and it aims to bring about habitat restoration work, research and monitoring of Lepidoptera. In recent years Jenny has been studying Pearl-bordered Fritillaries in the Wyre Forest.
Dave Grundy: Dave has been studying and recording moths extensively across the region and is well known for his dedicated moth research, excellent training courses and leadership of the Wyre Forest Moth Group. In addition Dave conceived and now co-ordinates the Garden Moth Scheme which has many contributors from across the country.
Owen Tudor: Owen Tudor has been studying butterflies for many years and has published papers about his research in the Wyre Forest. His extensive recording and survey experience enables him to provide valuable insights into the importance of data collection and long-term study.
John Tilt: John is the Reserve Manager at Grafton Wood and also co-ordinator for Butterfly Conservations recording transects in the West Midlands. He has been involved in the Brown Hairstreak Project for 11 years and has been a keen bird and butterfly recorder for much longer.
Mick Blythe: Mick is an experienced dipterist and he has recently become interested in studying some of the parasitic groups of flies and their fascinating life histories.
The programme will also include time for looking at exhibits and displays and specimens that people may bring. Full details of the programme and meeting arrangements will be sent to those pre-booking for the event.
N.B. For health and safety reasons and to assist domestic arrangements pre-booking is essential.
A BOOKING FORM IS SHOWN BELOW
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The fee for the day is £8 which includes tea and coffee but not lunch.
I would like to bring an exhibit or display and would like book:
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Please return the booking form with your cheque, payable to Wyre Forest Study Group to:
Mick Blythe, 33 Kings Arms Lane, Stourport on Severn, Worcs.,
01299 871233 email: email@example.com
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