Gwent-Glamorgan Recorders' Forum 2017


The 2017 Forum took place at Park Inn Cardiff North on Saturday 21st January 2017. The day was extremely successful, with an excellent group of speakers attracting over 80 delegates. Please see below the programme, including links to some of the talks given during the day. You can also take a look at the Twitter feed generated on the day (#GGRecord17) on Storify.

Click on each title to download a pdf of the presentation.



10:05    Mary Gillham Archive Project: The Story So Far (Al Reeve)


10:35    Using the Mary Gillham Archive as a research tool (Natalie Christie)


10:45    Pied Flycatchers of Cwm Clydach (Jeremy Smith)


11:25    Standardised Recording (Tim Rich)


12:10    SEWBReC Update & AGM (Adam Rowe & Colin Cheesman)


13:50 Soapbox Sessions

Floodplain Meadows (Caroline O'Rourke)

Swift Recovery Project (Alan Rosney)

What's in a Name? (David Slade)

Buglife Urban Buzz Project Update (Michelle Bales)

Public Parkland Management for Pollinators (Elinor Meloy)


14:20 The Bee Fauna of the South Wales Coalfield (Liam Olds) 


14:40     Molluscs as markers in the Living Landscapes of Gwent* (Imogen Cavadino)

*We are not able to publish Imogen's presentation at this time, please read her article in Issue 15 of the Recorders' Newsletter or take a look at her Natural Talent blogs for further information about her work.


15:10     Living Levels Landscape Partnership, supported by HLF (Alison Boyes)


15:30     NBN Atlas Wales: a new gateway to biodiversity data for Wales? (Adam Rowe)