Hi to all wader watchers, shorebird scientists and mudflat enthusiasts -
The Australasian Wader Studies Group (AWSG) is holding a conference at
Phillip Island, Victoria, on Sat-Sun, 12-13 June 1999. The program will
consist of papers on the conservation of waders and their habitats in the
East Asian - Australasian Flyway.
Any interested person is welcome to attend. Registration is $85 (Students
$70), with an additional late fee of $15 for registrations received after
31 January. The Phillip Island Nature Park will sponsor entry for
conference attendees to Penguin Parade on the Saturday evening, after which
there will be an optional conference dinner ($23).
Enquiries and registrations to:
Phillip Island Nature Park,
PO Box 97,
COWES, Phillip Island. 3922.
If you want to present a paper or poster you should get in touch with Peter
For further information and a registration form (as email attachment) call
the BA National Office - phone and fax numbers below; ask for, or attention
to, Bret - or email <>
Don?t call me - I will be away for three weeks.
Merry End - of - year - traditional - holiday - break - cum - religious -
festivals - pagan - celebrations - and - ritual - overindulgence to you all.
Birds Australia Conservation & Liaison,
Australian Bird Research Centre,
415 Riversdale Road,
Hawthorn East, VIC 3123, Australia.
Tel: (03) 9882 2622. Fax: (03) 9882 2677.
O/s: +61 3 9882 2622. Fax: +61 3 9882 2677.
Web Homepage: http://www.vicnet.net.au/~birdsaus/