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Annual Recorders' Seminar

BMERC Annual Recorders' Seminar: Connecting the Dots

Thank you for everyone who attended our Annual Recorders' Seminar on Saturday, 2nd April 2022. We hope you enjoyed the day!

If you want to watch it again or if you weren't able to join us, recordings of the day are available on YouTube:

Morning Session

Afternoon Session

To jump straight to a particular talk, click "Show More" in the description and then click on the timestamp of the talk you wish to view. 

Thank you to our speakers:

Tom Reed, An Introduction to the Ancient Tree Inventory

Rob Ward, The National Reptile Survey

Nick Marriner, Tracking the Impact

Nicola Thomas, Updates from the Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Natural Environment Partnership

Martin Harvey, Recording Pollinators, soldier flies and more

Michael Pocock, The DECIDE Tool: Recording nature where it matters

Kwesia, City Girl in Nature

Jamie Robins, Important Invertebrate Areas: Putting Bugs on the Map

Jim Rouquette, People and nature: mapping benefits of nature and opportunities for nature recovery

Holly Woo, The Changing Flora of Urban Ancient Woodland

Martin Albertini, Upper Thames Moths

Mike Wallen, Recording Buckinghamshire’s Birds

Helen Read, The Journal Fritillary

You can download the programme by clicking here.


BMERC Photography Competition: Making Connections

We received 23 stunning entries to this year's photo competition. The votes have been tallied and it is a first placed tie between Rachael Maytum's "Newly Emerged" and Sue Taylor's "Reflecting on the balance between the manmade and the natural." Paul Lund placed third with "Butterfly egg hatching with springtail." Congratulations to each of the winners!


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Image: Claudia Bernardini.