World Wetlands Day February 2nd 2019

Jersey Marine Conservation and the Ramsar Management Authority would like to invite anyone interested in Conservation to the World Wetlands Day Exhibition taking place this Saturday, February 2nd at St Clements Parish hall.
The central attraction will be the Butterfield Marine Species Touch tank giving visitors the chance to get up close and personal with some of our amazing and rarely seen marine animals. This is your chance to hear some great speakers giving illustrated talks on our Wetlands. There are lots of interesting exhibits to see and for all the family. Please come and tell us why you think protecting our marine environment is important.
Listen to talks by leading Island experts
on our amazing RAMSAR sites:
Enjoy displays by:
10:30 Archaeology – Bob Tompkins
11:00 Foraging Cookery & SCOOP -Trudie Hairon-Trox & India Hamilton
11:30 Wetland Birds – Neil Singleton
12:30 Jersey Marine Conservation -Kevin McIlwee
13:00 Jersey National Park -Mike Stentiford
13:30 The Role of Marine Resources -Paul Chambers
14:00 Boat Operation & WISE – Dan Luce
* Times of speakers may change
There will even be some Foraged food to try! See the attached Flyer.
Also Jersey Heritage and the Jersey Tourism Guides Association will be manning the Tower so don’t miss the chance to learn about the Towers and if you are brave enough view the Island’s SE Ramsar site from the gun platform!
Meet your Ramsar Management Authority members
Some of the attractions
Archaeology of the Wetlands with Bob Tompkins
Birds of our Wetlands with Neil Singleton
Butterfield Marine Touch Tank with Gareth Jeffries & Chris Isaacs
British Divers Marine Life Rescue
Exploring the Wetlands and Seaweed Cooking with Trudi Hairon Trox of Jersey Walk Adventures
Guest appearances of our resident pirate-SamSar of the Ramsar
Jersey Marine Conservation and their mission to protect the Islands sub-tidal area.
Jersey National Park with Mike Stentiford & Jim Hopley
SCOOP- the sustainable food cooperative with India Hamilton
JICAS (Highlands) & studying Marine Conservation
Marine Biology (Société Jersiase)
Minquiers and Marine Resources with Paul Chambers
Action For Wildlife
RAMSAR & The Société Jersiase Marine Biology section
States of Jersey Marine Resources
WISE Training programme the UK’s national training scheme for minimising disturbance to marine wildlife presented by Dan Luce from Seafaris

Free admission.
A big thank you to St Clements parish for their support.