Hear from leading wildlife experts at third Panshanger Park Biodiversity Conference

March 20, 2018

Join us at the University of Hertfordshire for the third Panshanger Park biodiversity conference to listen to a series of talks by experts.

The conference aims to bring together everyone who is interested in, or involved with, species monitoring in Panshanger Park.

It will give an update on some of the wildlife recording that takes place and how this is helping the Tarmac/Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust partnership look after the park.

There will also be opportunities to speak with others who are working to monitor and help protect the wildlife of the park.

19.00 Introduction from Tarmac and Panshanger Park People and Wildlife Officer
19.20 Riverfly monitoring – an indicator of the health of the River Mimram
Robin Cole
19.40 An update on biodiversity monitoring
Ian Carle, Hertfordshire Environmental Records Centre Manager
19.55 BREAK
20.25 Recreational impacts on biodiversity
Dr Ronni Edmonds-Brown, University of Hertfordshire
20.45 The status of water voles in Panshanger Park and the Mimram Valley
Martin Ketcher, HMWT Water Vole Conservation and Non-native Invasive Species Officer
21.00 Ecology and ethology of the European minnow
HMWT Hertfordshire Living Rivers Officer
21.20 Summing up
21.30 END


The Biodiversity Conference is free to attend but booking is essential due to
limited spaces.

Book your free tickets here:

Date: Tuesday 27 March

Time: 7pm – 9:30pm

Location: Bayfordbury Science Learning Centre, University of Hertfordshire, Lower Hatfield Road, Bayfordbury, SG13 8LD