Members Day 2023

Yorkshire Branch Members Day

Sunday 29th October

Wetherby Town Hall, Market Place, Wetherby, LS22 6NE

10:30am to 3pm

10:30 Opening remarks, introductions with Tea & Coffee available

11:00 Prof Jane Hill (University of York) - Butterfly winners and losers from climate warming.

11:45 Nick Hall (Yorkshire Branch) – 30 years and still counting: trends in our less scarce species.

12:15 Lunch and voting in Photo competition with Tea & Coffee available

13:00 Michael Rogers (BC Northern England) - A summary of work this summer and future plans for Northern England.

13:30 Sam Newton (Branch Conservation Team N & E Yorkshire) – We must get back here in summer.

13:50 Tea & Coffee

14:20 Richard Tripp (Yorkshire Branch) - Roundhay Park Project - creating space for nature and inspiring others to do the same.

14:35 Outstanding Volunteer Awards for 2023 & Photo Competition winners, announced.

15:00 Meeting closes

**Timings are for guidance only

Plant stall (bring with you if you have any to donate)

Yorkshire Branch Display and Publications

Tea & Coffee will be provided, please bring your own lunch.

Please bring cash for the stalls as we have no means of reading credit cards.

Car Parking at Wilderness/Riverside Car Park, Bridge Foot. Wetherby, LS22 6RG
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Other parking is available but please check the length of stay you are allowed.

Photo Competition rules

There will be a photo competition on the day. No more than four photos to be entered by any one person. The images are to be printed no bigger than 10” x 8” (25.4cm x 20.3cm). On the back of each image please write your name. 

Please hand the photos in when you arrive at the meeting.

Three competition classes: 

(1) Butterflies - any life stage

(2) Moths – any life stage 

(3) Butterflies and Moths from abroad. 

The competition will be judged on the day by those in attendance and prizes will be awarded.