Birds for the Future Symposium in Sydney

Subject: Birds for the Future Symposium in Sydney
From: Hugo Phillipps <>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 10:08:35 +1000
Hi everybody -

For your information, the message below from the Birds Australia Southern
NSW and ACT Group (SNAG).  Please note that you only have a couple of days
to register at the Early Bird rates - so be quick!


- Do you believe that Bird Habitat conservation is critically important and
- Is the ongoing survival of our native bird species a priority with you?
If your answer is Yes to both of these questions you will want to come to:

"Birds for the Future"
A symposium on bird habitat conservation in NSW and the ACT.

When?  Saturday 6 October 2001
Where?  ANZ Conservation Theatre, Taronga Zoo, Sydney, NSW
How?  Register your expression of interest by contacting the Birds
Australia Sydney office:

GPO Box 1322, Crows Nest 1585
Email: <>
Phone: 02 9436 0388.
on line: <>

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

- International guest speaker Iolo Williams, presenter of the two acclaimed
BBC TV series "Birdman" and "Iolo's Wild Wales" (winner BAFTA award).  He,
together with the BBC, will be in NSW making a documentary on the birds,
habitats and community involvement in bird conservation issues.

- 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

Admission Prices:
Early Bird (up to 31st August)
BA or Bird Club non-member:     $120
Member:                 $80
Student                         $60

>From 1st September:
BA or Bird Club non-member      $130
BA or Bird Club member  $90
Student                         $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
Email: <>
Web site: <>

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