Supporting bird conservation work
The committee of The Birds of Berkshire Conservation Fund has agreed that the fund be merged with the ROC?s Conservation Fund and managed by the ROC. The fund will continue to be called ?The Birds of Berkshire Conservation Fund? and Peter Standley and Neil Bucknall will continue as review committee members, with Renton Righelato as convenor. John Lerpiniere agreed to join the review committee. The Environment Agency, through Malcolm Schofield, will be kept informed of the Fund?s work and their advice sought, particularly of wetland-related projects.
The Birds of Berkshire Fund has given £3,200 in grants over the last three years and the combined fund currently has £3,500 available. See the Club?s website for application details or contact Renton Righelato.
Colin Wilson –