What’s the difference between a Bittern and a Curlew? – Mike Coker


Please note – all our indoor meetings now start at 7.30 pm.

We will be meeting in person in Room 109 in the Palmer Building at usual, but you can also join remotely via Zoom if you prefer.  Please click here to join the meeting. You can join from 7.15 pm and the meeting will start at 7.30 pm.  You will be muted when you join; please stay muted except when you have been asked to unmute, for recent sightings, questions, etc.

In this talk, Mike will tell the stories behind the attempted conservation of a number of bird species and look at whether project management is an unnecessary bureaucratic overhead or an essential tool when it comes to nature conservation.
Mike Coker is a conservationist and project manager. He has worked in project management for more than thirty years and conservation for more than ten. He set up and led the RSPB’s project management practice, and supported some of the RSPB’s largest projects.