Writer and environmental campaigner talks at event

Writer and environmental campaigner Dr Mark Avery will be this year’s speaker at Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s annual general meeting.

Dr Avery worked for the RSPB for 25 years, including a 13-year spell as conservation director.

He has written a number of books including ‘Fighting for Birds’, an account of the state of nature conservation in the UK. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

The talk, at Victoria Hall, Sheffield, will take place on Thursday, September 25, from 6pm.