Talks and walks
We regularly give talks on New Forest wildlife to local and national organisations, ranging from local wildlife societies to national ornithological conferences. We are able to offer a general introduction to New Forest wildlife, as well as topical overviews of our current projects and New Forest conservation issues. For 2021, we will also be offering an overview of "2020 in 2020", which is our quest to find 2020 species within the New Forest in 2020. Our current talks programme for 2020/21 is provided at the bottom of the page, together with our contact details.
We will be offering a range of guided wildlife walks and cycles once coronavirus restrictions are lifted, that will enable residents and visitors to safely explore some of the most spectacular sites and habitats in the New Forest, see and hear some of the special wildlife, and learn about conservation issues and responsible recreation. Further details will be provided here soon!
WNF 2020/21 talks programme
29 Jan 2020: New Forest Water Forum, Brockenhurst (Russ on NF Curlew project)
20 Feb 2020: Dorset Wildlife Trust, Christchurch (Russ on WNF projects)
POSTPONED: Hampshire Ornithological Society AGM, Winchester (Marcus on NF Hawfinch tracking studies)
POSTPONED: RSPB Portsmouth, Portsmouth (Marcus on a year in the NF)
POSTPONED: Southampton Natural History Society, Southampton (Marcus on WNF projects)
POSTPONED: Sussex Ornithological Society AGM, Hassocks (Marcus on NF Hawfinch project)
26 Sep 2020: Bournemouth Natural Science Society, Bournemouth (Marcus on WNF projects)
13 Oct 2020: Shoreham and District Ornithological Society, Shoreham (Marcus on WNF projects)
28 Jan 2021: Ringwood Natural History Society, Ringwood (Russ and Marcus on WNF projects and "2020 in 2020")
10 Feb 2021: RSPB New Forest, Lyndhurst (Russ and Marcus on "2020 in 2020")
13 Feb 2021: RSPB Fleet, Fleet (Marcus on WNF projects)
09 Mar 2021: RSPB South Wiltshire, Salisbury (Russ and Marcus on "2020 in 2020")