Fri, 12 Nov | Manchester Art Gallery

THE EMILY WILLIAMSON DEBATE

For the first time in British history, women are the key players in our birding institutions. How has this change come about? Why now? And what difference is it making to conservation? MeganMcCubbin hosts Beccy Speight, Juliet Vickery, Patricia Zurita, Amy-Jane Beer & Melissa Bateson £10/£8
THE EMILY WILLIAMSON DEBATE

Time & Location

12 Nov, 18:00 – 20:00
Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester M2 3JL, UK

About the event

For the first time in British history, women are the key players in a traditional male arena: our birding institutions. 

How has this change come about? Why now? And what difference is it making to our approach to conservation?

HOST: Megan McCubbin zoologist, naturalist, campaigner, Springwatch presenter. 

PANEL: 

  • Beccy Speight, RSPB CEO
  • Professor Juliet Vickery, BTO CEO, BOU President
  • Dr Amy-Jane Beer, biologist, nature writer and campaigner
  • Professor Melissa Bateson, bird scientist and Emily Williamson’s great, great niece

Tickets £10/£8