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Due to Coronavirus
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From May 2020 we will be conducting our
monthly meetings online using Zoom Meeting Room software.
See HERE for our schedule and below for details.
Online Meetings will still be on the
Third Wednesday of the month, starting at 10:00 am.
Meetings Now Online
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21st July 2021 - Jim White

The Biodiversity of Flora in Purbeck

Purbeck is renowned for its rich biodiversity. Jim White’s talk will touch on some of the reasons for this and explore the main habitats and examples of typical flora, both the relatively widespread and the scarce.

Jim White, who has previously lead an S&T meeting and Field Trip in 2016, has worked in nature conservation for his entire career. He first obtained a BSc degree in Botany from London University in 1969 and has lived in Purbeck for over 40 years. He moved here from Hampshire to work for the Nature Conservancy Council/English Nature, where for the last 12 years of his employment he was the Dorset Team Manager.

Jim retired in 2006, following which he was elected as a Trustee of Dorset Wildlife Trust. He was made an MBE in 2008 for ‘services to nature conservation in Dorset’. He is soon to step down from his chairmanship of the Dorset AONB Board, and is a regular volunteer with the National Trust on botanical and bryological (mosses, liverworts, etc) surveys in Purbeck.

Important Notice regarding our Zoom Meetings
From the July 2021 meeting online, our Zoom Meeting Room Number will be changing. The password will remain the same.
Will S&T members please watch out for the new log-in details which will be given in our pre-meeting email which will be sent out during the week before the meeting dates on our Programme.