UNITED KINGDOM/ A truly wild time is in store at the University of Greenwich’s
Medway Campus on Saturday, October 22.
The university’s School of Science is hosting
the Kent Wildlife Conference, which will be discussing issues ranging from the
survival of plants and insects to the types of fish found in the county’s
rivers and the plight of water voles.
organised by Kent Field Club, takes place in the Pilkington Building between
10am and 4pm, and this year is titled The Natural History of North West
from various organisations including the RSPB, the Environment Agency, Kent
Wildlife Trust and the Botanical Society of the British Isles will be giving
talks throughout the day.
topics for discussion include marine and brackish water invertebrates of the
Thames and Medway estuaries, the types of wildlife recorded by the public, and
the status of the flora and fauna of north-west Kent. Conservation plans for the
area are also on the agenda.
details, and to book a place, see Kent Field Club’s website at:
2011 — 22 October 2011 University of Greenwich
of Greenwich Medway Campus, Pilkington Building, Chatham Maritime, Kent
hours: 10am and 4pm GMT
Ticket prices: £19.00 per person