Recorders' Gathering, Perth

Recorders' Gathering, Perth
Saturday 7th March 2015, 10.00am-5.00pm
Battleby, Perth

Our annual spring Recorders Gathering is an informal meeting when we get together to look back on the recording highlights of the previous year, and discuss and plan surveys and monitoring for the coming one.

We usually have 90-100 people attending, from all over Scotland, almost all volunteers, but also conservation staff, consultants, and colleagues from our HQ in Dorset. There will be coffee from 10am, and the Gathering starts at 10.30, finishing at about 4.45pm, with an hour for lunch.

There will be a £20 charge to cover refreshments and the light buffet lunch. Bookings are open now, please contact the Stirling Office for a booking form and directions to Battleby scotland@butterfly-conservation.org

Here is the draft programme:

Welcome   Dr Mark Young
Opening address  Dr Susan Davies, Acting CEO, SNH
Updates on the NMRS and WCBS Dr Zoe Randle
Reports from the three regional Branches
Survey & monitoring projects for 2015      Dr Tom Prescott
1-2pm Buffet lunch and sales stalls    
Burnet moths in Scotland - why do they live where they do?   Dr Mark Young
10 years of Butterfly Conservation Europe   Paul Kirkland
Using Citizen Scientists’ data for conservation   Dr Zoe Randle
Butterfly Secrets Revealed      Richard Fox