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CALENDAR 2016

 

Wednesday,17th FEBRUARY 2016.Fiveacres,Allet.7pm.

Lecture: By Nick Coppin.              NATURE AFTER MINERALS.

Nick Coppin: was formerly Managing Director of Wardell Armstrong International Ltd and is an independent consultant with 30 years experience of Ecology and Environment within Mining/Energy/Industrial Sectors.

His specialities include:

  • Sustainabilty
  • Environment Management
  • Mine Closure
  • Post Mining Regeration
  • Ecological Restoration and Bioengineering

SATURDAY 20TH FEBRUARY 2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

2PM TRAFALGAR ROOM,UNION HOTEL,PENZANCE.

               (TO BE FOLLOWED BY THE PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE :

                         DR.CHRIS PAGE BSc.,P hd.,F.L.S. )

                               Interfaces of Geology and Biology:

                           SCALES,PROCESSES & DYNAMICS.

AND THE ANNUAL DINNER AT 7PM UNION HOTEL,PENZANCE.

TICKETS AND BOOKINGS AND DETAILS FROM beatricekerno@yahoo.co.uk at £19 per person by the 11th February 2016.

 


 

Thursday,17th MARCH 2016.

Talk by Dr.Gawen Jenkin University of Leicester.GOLD IN SCOTLAND.

Please keep you eye on the website as Gawen may need to change this date due to Field Meeting clashes.

The usual warnings will be given by email or Telephone the weekend before.

 


Wednesday,20th APRIL 2016.Fiveacres ,Allet.7pm..

Tony Bennetts Wheal Vor......Tony is famous for his links with Wheal Chance/Rosevale Mine. Zennor and is an exceptional speaker.Tony will bring copies of his new book Wheal Vor for members to buy.

 


Wednesday,18th MAY 2016.Fiveacres,Allet.7pm.

 

Bethany Simons BS c.,Ph d.

RESEARCH ON PROCESSES CONTROLLING CRITICAL METAL DISTRIBUTION IN THE CORNUBIAN BATHOLITH.

Bethany kindly replaced Matthew Eyre who had to go to a meeting in Poland.

 


Wednesday,15th JUNE 2016.7pm.Fiveacres,Allet.

Lecture By Dr.Elizabeth Adey.

THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIAL BASELINE AND WATER MANAGEMENT TO MANAGE HUMAN RIGHTS IMPACTS IN THE MINING INDUSTRY.

Dr.Liz Adey is principal community environment specialist at Wardell Armstrong International Ltd.and works on environmental and social projects Worldwide.         She specialises in stakeholder engagement and project management for operating mines and proposed mining projects Worldwide.

 

 

Wednesday,20th JULY 2016.

 

 

 

Wednesday,17th AUGUST 2016.

 

 

Wednesday,21st SEPTEMBER 2016.7p.m. at Fiveacres,Allet.

LECTURE BY JOHN DEWEY "THE OPHIOLITE ENIGMA- RESOLVED !"

John F Dewey FRS;M.R.I.A,;FAA,;Mem.Acad.Eur,;Mem. US.Nat,Acad.Sci,;Distinguished Emeritus Prof University of California,;Emeritus Professor and Supernumerary Fellow University College of Oxford.

It has been suggested that we have a short Field Trip to the Lizard for those interested

with Paul Garrard.

     Those interested must BOOK AND CONTACT: WITH  01209 860410 or josephneilplummer@yahoo.co.uk

     a month at least beforehand or order that arrangements can be made PLEASE.

Precise meeting points will then be provided a week in advance by email/telephone.

       

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday,19th OCTOBER 2016.Fiveacres,Allet.7pm.

 

(Lewis Bartlett has unfortunately become unavailable and will provide his talk later on at another date.) Adrian has kindly stepped in to provide the following:

  ADRIAN SPALDING Ecologist and Chief Director of SPALDING ASSOCIATES has just completed a 40 year study of a unique moth which only lives on the Bar at Porthleven.

                  GEOMORPHOLOGY OF LOE BAR,PORTHLEVEN.

 

Members will be given an opportunity to indicate an interest in a field visit to Porthleven

Led by Neil Plummer to be arranged and can indicate their interest on the 19th October or

by email to josephneilplummer@yahoo.co.uk.A date will then be chosen according to climate and tides and circumstances of length and ease of access as necessary for those members attending.