Wader Quest Inspiration of Waders Event and AGM Norfolk.

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Come along and be inspired.


This year, for the first time, we are holding an event to support our AGM.
It will take place on the 27th of October at Norfolk Wildlife Trust Cley Marshes Visitor Centre, Coast Road, Cley-Next-The-Sea, Norfolk NR25 7SA

STOP PRESS: We will have a limited number of these signed Lars Jonsson 50 x 70cm posters which we will make available for the first time at this event. £18 each.

We will also have a new pin badge for sale for the first time; Eurasian Dotterel (subject to production timing).

There will be a number of speakers talking about a variety of upbeat wader related subjects.

Speaker schedule:

10.30 – 11.00 Rick Simpson; Wader Quest – An Inspiration of Waders

11.00 – 11.30 Jess Owen; WWT –  Project Godwit

11.30 – 12.00 Ben Potterton; Norfolk based zoologist with a particular interest in plants and birds – Stone Curlew habitat adaption by the Breckland Specialist

13.30 – 14.00 Harry Ewing; PhD student, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia – Saving the UK’s most threatened breeding wader  

14.00 – 14.30 Graham Appleton; Wadertales60 Years of Wader Ringing on the Wash

14.30 – 15.00 Craig Jones; Wildlife & Conservation PhotographerNorfolk Rhapsody

Fantastic Raffle Prizes

Savanna R PC 10×33 Roof Prism binoculars donated by 

Signed Copy of Shorebirds in Action by Richard Chandler

Christmas goodies

Doors open at 10.00; talks start at 10.30
Lunch 12.00 (Bookable in the centre on the day)
AGM at 13.00
Talks resume 13.30
Close at 15.00

There will be time after the event to get to Snettisham for the wader inspirations at high tide.

Free tea, coffee, will be on tap with cake and biscuits .
Come and buy your Wader Quest goodies and meet the team.
Buy your copy of An Inspiration of Waders by Rick and Elis Simpson.
Second-hand wildlife and science books will be on sale.

Free entry to Friends of Wader Quest and Sponsor representatives
£5.00 for non-members: redeemable if becoming a Friend or Sponsor on the day.
We need to know how many are attending so please book via Eventbrite / agm@waderquest.net

This event is sponsored by Birding Ecotours