Grassland Conservation Conference - Edge Hill University, Lancashire

Event Date: 
14 Aug 2017 - 09:00 to 15 Aug 2017 - 17:00
Type: 
Other Events

Dr. Richard Jefferson, a Senior Grassland Specialist will be giving a lecture on how research- practitioner partnerships can support successful grassland conservation during the event. This will be followed by oral presentations from academics, conservation practitioners and policy makers and a poster session sponsored by George Stapledon Memorial Trust. Day two is reserved for a series of parallel workshops and a field visit to a lowland semi-natural grassland.

Forms for registration, abstracts for oral or poster presentation and the Stapledon Memorial Trust Bursary are availabe here but applications for the conference fee waivers and registration should be directed to ashley.lyons@edgehill.ac.uk. Other payments for registration and booking accomodation can be made on the event's website.

Full conference fee: £80

Dicounted conference fee: £40 ( available for employees and volunteers of conservation organisations & charitable bodies, farmers and students. A number of fee waiver bursaries are also available for those eligible for the discounted conference fee)

Please note that the call for abstracts for 15 minute oral presentations and posters is now open until 01/08/ 2017. Deadline for the Stapledon Memorial Trust Bursary is also 01/08/2017.