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July 2020

Kelvin Allen: Water needs and balances

July 31 @ 19:00 - 20:30

A Chalk Aquifer Alliance event, hosted by Bury Water Meadows Group. Kelvin Allen will talk about water needs and balances, explain how water is both measured and managed set against the increasing pressures across East Anglia for water and how the Water Framework Directive links this together, against the balance of supply and the environment. Kelvin is a retired BT manager with a career spanning 32 years and has fished the fens since the age of 8.  He became the…

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August 2020

Shaun Leonard: The Interesting Lives of Some Chalkstream Fishes

August 12 @ 19:00 - 20:30

A Chalk Aquifer Alliance talk, hosted by BWMG An illustrated talk on the way some of our iconic fish species spend their lives, including where they live, how they find love, what they eat and, maybe sadly, end their days. Many of the images are of beautiful fish and the beautiful places they live; just a few come with a little, guts-and-all warning… Shaun Leonard is an unashamed fish bloke, inspired by Jacques Cousteau after a wander around his research vessel…

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Sam Hurst: Water Sensitive Farming / Farming for water

August 26 @ 19:00 - 20:30

A Chalk Aquifer Alliance event, hosted by BWMG A brief overview of how changes to our rural landscape have affected water quality and what Norfolk Rivers Trust's Water Sensitive Farming initiative is doing to improve the region's soils, wetlands, aquifers and rivers. Sam Hurst is a Bury St Edmunds native who trained as a biologist and spent over 6 years at the Environment Agency, learning about the Cam Ely Ouse rivers and regulating the areas agricultural sector and water companies.…

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September 2020

Talk by Kevin Sawford: An East Anglian wildlife photographer’s year

September 29 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Quaker Meeting House, St John's St
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1SJ United Kingdom
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Kevin Sawfor  is a multi-award winning wildlife photographer who runs the Suffolk Wildlife Trust's varied range of photography workshops. Immerse yourself in his sumptuous images! £2 non-members (members free)

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November 2020

Talk by Will Cranstoun: Landscape scale nature conservation – the question of wilding vs prescriptive management

November 10 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Quaker Meeting House, St John's St
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1SJ United Kingdom
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In Will Cranstoun's job as Western Reserves Manager for Suffolk Wildlife Trust he oversees an ever-growing number of SWT reserves so he's a busy man! He will be talking about the hot topic of rewilding. £2 non-members (members free)

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December 2020

Talk by Russell Savory: Beavers – nature’s engineers POSTPONED – new date tba

December 31 @ 00:00 - 00:30

Spains Hall beaver, photo by Russell Savory Russell is a distinguished wildlife photographer whose videos often appear on BBC's Countryfile and other programmes. He is the photographer for the Natural Flood Management Project at Spains Hall in Essex and has become an authority on the beaver, a once-common water mammal. The first beavers to return to Essex for over 400 years now live on the Spains Hall Estate. Their home is a 4 hectare (9.8 acre) woodland, surrounded by a…

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