Outreach

IN THE NEWS

BBC News 31 Jan 2021 Peak District’s last surviving mountain hares ‘at risk’  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-55704996

13 Jan 2021 BBC East Midlands Today – Conservation genetics of mountain hares, with Hare Preservation Trust

11 Jan 2021 BBC East Midlands Today – Mountain hares and climate change

BBC Winterwatch 24 Jan 2020 Saving snowy white mountain hares  https://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/natureuk/entries/c40db47c-cbb3-4d42-b102-02791b954274

PREVIOUS TALKS

2 Dec 2020  “Love and Death: Sex Ratios of Mountain Hares” presentation given to Ecological Genetics and Conservation Lab of Manchester Metropolitan University

13 Dec 2019  Comparison of Field Methods to Estimate Density of Mountain Hares this was given at British Ecological Society International Conference, Belfast .  Review comments were: “Dynamic.  Excellent.  Great Fun.  Informative”.

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15 May 2019        New Methods for Surveying Mountain Hares.                                               West Lancashire Wildlife Group at Edgehill University.

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31 March 2019      Modelling density estimates of reintroduced Mountain Hares using Distance Sampling.      Mammal Society Conference, Glasgow.

Wednesday 12th September 2018.   Grizzly Bears of North West Montana.   This show features new material recorded in July and August 2018.  Audience: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Amber Valley Group.    Riddings Park Community Centre, West Street, Riddings, Alfreton , Derbyshire, DE55 4EW 

June 2018. Progress Update: PhD Study of Peak District Mountain Hares.    Presented to Hare Preservation Trust AGM at Bridgewater, Somerset.

May 2018 Grizzly Bears of the Cabinet Yaak Ecosystem, NW Montana. Presented to British Mountaineering Council (BMC) High Peak Group who rated this event as “the best show presentation since Bill Gordon.”

26 & 27 April 2018 Peak District Mountain Hares: Ecology, Distribution, Conservation. Audience: Peak District National Park Authority.  This was a presentation I gave to to nearly 100 Peak Park Rangers, providing lessons in natural history, ecology, field observation and the science of estimating mountain hare abundance.

10 April 2018. (Photo ). Mountain Hare Population Estimate – Sensitivity of Distance Sampling to Data Truncation Effects. Presentation given to British Ecological Society Conference “Monitoring Small Populations” at Chester University.

September 2017. Peak District Mountain Hare Ecology. Presentation at Bog Fest, the Moors for the Future science event.

November 2016. Grizzly Bears of the Cabinet Yaak Ecosystem, NW Montana. Presented to Derbyshire Wildlife Trust High Peak Group, Glossop.

October 2016. Grizzly Bears of NW Montana. Presented to Mynydd Climbing Club. Royal Hotel, Hayfield.

May 2016. Grizzly Bear Conservation Field Methods. Presented to Glossop Explorer Scout Group.

April 2016. Peak District Mountain Hare Conservation Issues. Presented to the Hare Preservation Trust AGM, Alderburgh, Suffolk.

April 2016. Grizzly Bear Conservation. Presented to Glossopdale Harriers who professed an interest in fast running furry critters.   It’s always good to remember your roots and i am always grateful to my friends for helping me embark on this speaking journey.