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Shropshire Ornithological Society

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BREAKING NEWS

Hugh Blofield. SOS is saddened to report the death of Hugh Blofield, a long-standing member who served on the Management Committee for many years and was a Vice President of the Society. We send our condolences to his family and friends.

Youth Workshop. BTO Shropshire, in partnership with Shropshire Ornithological Society are pleased to announce that we are hosting a free Conservation Careers Workshop via Zoom on Tuesday 27th February 2024 (7pm – 8.30pm).

The event is aimed at young people aged 15-25, based in Shropshire and the West Midlands who are considering a career in conservation.

Guest speakers will talk about their experiences and careers, followed by opportunities to ask questions on screen or in the chat. Please feel free to forward this information on to anyone who may benefit.

If you are interested in securing a place on this workshop or would like more information please follow the link:
https://www.bto.org/community/events/202402-conservation-careers-workshop-bto-shropshire-shropshire-ornithological

Fieldtrip Programme Change. The early moring fieldtrip to Venus Pool, originally planned for Sunday, May 5, has now been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 30. All other aspects of the trip remain unchnged.

South Shropshire Willow Tit Survey. If you would be interested in getting involved in a major Willow Tit survey in South Shropshire, please check out this announcement and sign up via this link.

Field Trip Organiser Post Vacancy. The Society needs someone urgently to take on the role of Field Trips Organiser. It must be reiterated that, if this role is not filled, there will be no Field Trips being run by the Society, a role which is required by our constitution. Please note that the Organiser does not necessarily lead field trips. She/he sets up the programme and finds appropriate leaders for each excursion. If anyone wants details of the role, do not hesitate to email Sue Brealey at fieldtrips@shropshirebirds.co.uk. [0310]

NOTICES

Documents Relating to the SOS Annual General Meeting, 5th April 2023. If you wish to review the Minutes of the 2023 AGM, the Chair’s Report or the Financial Report, they are available (as a PDF document) HERE. [2110]

Go Green and Save Us Money! SAVE YOUR SOCIETY PRINTING COSTS, VOLUNTEER TIME AND POSTAGE & PACKAGING – GET YOUR COPY OF ‘THE BUZZARD’ ONLINE. Further information on this option is available HERE.


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The Society

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