Birds for the Future Symposium - Reminder

Subject: Birds for the Future Symposium - Reminder
From: Hugo Phillipps <>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2001 09:17:03 +1000

A symposium on bird habitat conservation in NSW and the ACT

As you read this, Iolo Williams, international ornithologist and acclaimed
presenter of the BBC series "Birdman" and Iolo's Wild Wales, (winner BAFTA
award), together with a BBC-Wales film crew, are filming a 50 minute BBC
documentary on bird habitat and conservation issues in NSW and ACT.

Iolo arrived in Sydney on Monday. Many of you may have heard him interviewed
on ABC 702 yesterday morning.   He is one of the guest speakers at "BIRDS
FOR THE FUTURE" - a symposium on bird habitat conservation in NSW and ACT.

When: Saturday 6 October 2001

Where: ANZ Conservation Theatre, Taronga Zoo

How . Register by contacting Birds Australia Sydney Office,
GPO Box 1322, Crows Nest 1585
phone: 02 9436 0388
fax: 02 9436 0465
on line:

The main aim of this symposium is to bring together representatives of a
wide range of groups involved in or affected by habitat conservation e.g.
farmers, government agencies, media, state foresters etc.  Identification of
the most critical areas of conservation will take place during the morning
session, with positive "can do" methods of addressing these issues being
discussed in an Open Forum during the afternoon.

Chaired by Birds Australia President Prof Henry Nix, the program features:

- Leading Australian speakers: Dean Graetz, David Baker-Gabb, Andrew Fisher,
Stuart Blanch and Nicholas Carlile

- An Open Forum moderated by Bernie Hobbs, ABC Science reporter, with
multidisciplinary expert panel: Stephen Garnett, Penny Olsen, John Dengate,
Judie Peet and Ian Davidson

Birds Australia Bird Club
non-member              $130
member                     $ 90
Students                    $ 70

Registration includes:  Morning and afternoon tea, lunch, free admission and
car park at Taronga Zoo, exclusive Taronga Zoo Free-flight bird show after

This is a Birds Australia Centenary Event in conjunction with BIGnet (Bird
Interest Group network).

Hugo Phillipps
Communications Coordinator
Birds Australia
415 Riversdale Road
HAWTHORN EAST 3123, Australia
Tel: (03) 9882 2622, fax: (03) 9882 2677
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