“What’s Going On in South Yorkshire?” – A Festival of Amateur Natural History


Saturday 23rd February 2019 at Treeton Miners Welfare, Arundel Street, Treeton, S60 5PW.

To book a free place including non-members email Peter Clegg  publicity@sorby.org.uk

More details to follow

10:0 am to 4:00 pm

Speakers booked so far, in no particular running order.

Geoff Carr – South Yorkshire’s changing bird populations.

Helen Kirk – The rediscover of a live population of the Sundew Plume Moth Buckleeria paludum, 127 years to the day since G. T. Porritt first found this species on Thorne Moors (18 July 1891).

Bob Croxton – A short History of Sheffield Ornithology.

Louise Hill – The work of the Burnett Countryside Trust.

Mick Oliver – The re-wetting and invertebrates of Lindholme Moor.

Derek Whiteley – Recording Flies in South Yorkshire.

Paul Hobson – The Fight for Crayfish