Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management comes to HopeMonday 23 April 2012
Liverpool Hope University plays host to the AGM of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management NW England Section on Wednesday 1st Februray, followed by a lecture from eminent environmental consultant Dr David Parker.
Dr Parker has worked for the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) for twelve years, following a long career as an environmental consultant in the private sector.
He is currently Chair of the National Wildflower Centre in Liverpool where he has been on the Board since its foundation in 1999. He has been on the Board of the National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Trust since 1998 and has a particular interest in the sharing of data on the distribution of wildlife.
He has been involved in the foundation and building of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM), and was President from 1998-2000. He also finds time to be a field naturalist and has been a WeBS (Wetland Bird Survey) recorder on the Dee Estuary for almost 30 years.
Whilst working for CCW, David has helped to develop an active CCW/Plantlife partnership which has led to the appointment of a Welsh Officer (Trevor Dines) and Lower Plant Development Officer (Ray Woods) for Plantlife, as well as programme funding for these posts.
The North Western Section of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management was founded seven years ago by Paul Rooney, Senior Lecture in the Faculty of Sciences and Social Sciences at Hope.
The AGM will take place on Wednesday 1st February 2012 at 6.30pm in Room 203 of the EDEN Building, Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool L16 9JD