Will be held at Wherstead Park again on Sat Feb 29th 2020

Conference 2020 will highlight & discuss the importance for wildlife of our Roadside Verges.
Now in advanced stages of planning, this page will be updated very shortly with more information, prices and links to buy tickets via PayPal. Full details of the Conference Program
will shortly be added below as they are finalised.

Pre booked tickets will only be available on line from this website
Keep an eye on the news links atop every page to be first in the queue.

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And why not click HERE to see details and video of our last two conferences
and get a feel for what our conferences held in 2014 & 2016 were like.

Early news of our speakers ...

The following organisations and topics are confirmed so far:

Longer Talks
Plantlife – confirmed, speaker tbc
Buglife - confirmed, speaker tbc
Lincolnshire Wildlfe Trust – verges project featured on Countryfile 23rd June
– speaker Mark Schofield - (confirmed)
Butterfly Conservation – Dr Phil Sterling (confirmed)

Short Talks
Short talk 1 - People’s Trust for Endangered Species – Ian White (mammals on verges) (Confirmed)
Short talk 2 – confirmed Suffolk County Council parish pilots – Holly Emmens, Cllr Richard Rout (Confirmed)
Short talk 3 – effects of road salt – (speaker to be confirmed)
Short talk 4 – Norfolk County Council, Ed Stocker, Sam Brown – Norfolk verges (Confirmed)
Short talk 5 – anaerobic digesters, Nick Cheffins, Peakhill Assoc, Univ of Lincoln – ( to be confirmed)
Short talk 6 - glyphosate?


 The list below will shortly start to be updated as speakers & times are confirmed, so please visit again to check and do book your tickets once the link appears at the top of this page..

 09:30  Arrival and registration
(Tea and coffee available from café)

 11:40 approx  Tea and coffee (available from café)

 13.00 approx  Lunch – a range of options is available from the café, including Gluten free, or bring your own

 15:20 approx  Tea and coffee (available from café)

 17:00  Close of conference

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