The Annual NERF Conference for 2014 is being hosted on 16th November jointly by the South Peak Raptor Study Group and Peak District Raptor Monitoring Group at The Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1AH
Registration, coffee and exhibits will be available for delegates from 09:00 hrs and the Conference will open at 09:50 hrs. Coffee, lunch and afternoon refreshments are included in the ticket price.

As usual, there is an exciting and varied programme for you to enjoy. We’ll be covering a wide range of topics guaranteed to be of interest to upland raptor fieldworkers and general birders. Delegates will be able to put questions to the speakers at the end of each session. The lunch break provides an opportunity to share experiences amongst friends and colleagues. Paul Irving, NERF Chairman, will also bring us up to date with recent developments within the Forum.

Topics and speakers for the 2014 Conference are: -
· Raptors and wildlife of the Arctic.
Richard Sale
· Peregrinations – Satellite Tagging Peregrine Falcons in Arctic Russia.
Andrew Dixon
· Updating the Hen Harrier Conservation Framework.
Alan Fielding
· The National Trust – The High Peak Moors Vision and Plan.
Jon Stewart (General Manager for the Peak District)
· Combating Wildlife Crime in Derbyshire
Alan Charles (Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner)
· Raptors of the Peak District - A comparison of breeding success of key raptor species in the White Peak and Dark Peak areas of the Peak District National Park.
Trevor Grimshaw (White Peak) & Mike Price (Dark Peak)
· 30 years of Merlin in Angus
Ron Downing
· How much do we really know about Golden Eagles
David Walker

Delegate fees are £22.00 .(Please note this is non refundable after the 16th of September 2014)

Demand for places is expected to be high so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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