2017 Autumn Meeting

2017 Autumn Meeting
The OBC Autumn Meeting, incorporating the 33rd AGM, will be held in the Wilkinson Room, St John the Evangelist, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8RN on Saturday 23rd September 2017.

Doors open at 10:30  and the meeting starts at 11:00. All are welcome – please bring your friends. Snacks, cakes and hot and cold drinks will be available all day.

The Annual General Meeting, at which only OBC members may vote, will be held at 12:10 pm.


10:30 Doors open – hot drinks & cakes available
11:00 Opening remarks by the Chairman
11:15 Species conservation beyond borders: the need for collaboration
Rob Sheldon, Chairman of OSME
12:10 Annual General Meeting
12:40 Lunch break – refreshments and sales
13:40 In search of the Grey Ghost – Snow Leopards and birds of Ladakh.
Andy Mears
14:30 The Asian songbird crisis
Brian Sykes
15:15 Winners! OBC Prize Draw 2017
15:30 Break – refreshments & sales
15:50 Is the Pochard Baering up? Updating Baer’s Pochard conservation
Debbie Pain, Director of Conservation, WWT
16:40 Beidaihe: migration on the East Asian Flyway
Mark Andrews
17:20 Closing remarks by the Chairman and day raffle draw
17:30 Meeting closes

Day raffle in aid of the OBC Conservation Fund

Minutes of 32nd OBC AGM

OBC Annual Report & Accounts 2016

Getting there:
Parking in side streets around the venue is very limited and we recommend that you travel by rail where possible or use the ‘Park and Ride’ service, see: http://www.cambridgeparkandride.info/babrahamroad.shtml
Walking time from Cambridge Station forecourt is about 15-20 minutes. Walk up Station Road to the junction with Hills Road and turn left. The venue is on the left hand side of Hills Road, about 400m after it crosses the railway, directly opposite Homerton College. There is a frequent bus service from Drummer Street bus station via the railway station forecourt, and along Hills Road. For a map, type the postcode CB2 8RN into www.streetmap.co.uk.