Taming the Flood – the Flood Untamed 31st July

Taming the Flood – the Flood Untamed

This is a unique opportunity to meet and hear one of the great heroes of wetland conservation – author and broadcaster, Jeremy Purseglove.  His 1980s book was a game-changer in the management of rivers and wetlands, and the new version promises to be equally exciting. Come along and take part in this special day of lectures and discussion.

Taming the Flood

Thorne & Hatfield Moors Conservation Forum are hosting a presentation and talk by Jeremy Purseglove the author of Taming the Flood A ground-breaking book when it first appeared the author has now updated and produced a new edition which will be out in June 2015.

The presentation and talk will take place on Friday 31st July at Crowle Community Centre – starting at 10.30 am. During the day there will also be presentations by Paul Buckland on floodplains and recent research and Ian Rotherham on history and flooding – expecting the worst!!

Download and circulate the publicity flier please:

The Flood Untamed and More ………….

There will be a small charge of £5 to defray the refreshments and light buffet lunch being provided.

Booking essential, anyone interested in attending is invited to contact execsec@thmcf.org / P O Box 879, Thorne, Doncaster, DN8 5TB.

See also http://www.thmcf.org/publ.htm and follow the Forum on https://thmcf.wordpress.com/

Hope to see you there!!!

 

Ian

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