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The Future of Conservation in Kent Conference

The Future of Conservation in Kent Conference

University of Kent Canterbury campus, Saturday 12th September

As part of the University of Kent's 50th Anniversary celebrations, the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) invites you to a conference on the future of conservation in Kent. We hope to bring together conservation practitioners, researchers and interested members of the public. Speakers at the event are:

Professor Carl Jones MBE, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Keynote: From the Mauritius kestrel to Kentish choughs: the role of captive breeding and reintroductions in conservation.

Gail Austen, DICE - University of Kent

Speaking about citizen science and conservation

Will Day, Kent Nature Partnership

Speaking about conservation research for informing policy and decision makers

Dr Rob Fish, DICE - University of Kent

Speaking about ecosystems services and public engagement

Professor Richard Griffiths, DICE - University of Kent

Speaking about new techniques for monitoring biodiversity to inform conservation

Dan Tuson, Natural England

Speaking about landscape scale conservation and farming in Kent

Fiona White, Kent Wildlife Trust

Speaking about marine conservation and Marine Conservation Zones

For more details and to buy tickets visit: http://www.kent.ac.uk/sac/events/con-kent.html

Tickets to this event cost £9 for adults, £7 for students and includes tea/coffee breaks and lunch. DICE is part of the School of Anthropology and Conservation

Event Date 12-09-2015
Location University of Kent

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