Recording of Scottish Badgers Talk

November 29th 2021

Recording of Scottish Badgers Talk

On 18 November 2021 we were delighted to have Eddie Palmer, Chair of Scottish Badgers deliver an in-person talk at Lochinver Village Hall. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this was our first live winter programme event in 18 months.

We even managed to negotiate our way through the Zoom system allowing us to share Eddie’s presentation to a live virtual audience!

This post is our way of making the Zoom recording available to anyone at anytime.

A small introduction will help make sense of the first few minutes-

Andy Summers, Assynt Field Club’s Chairman is briefly seen introducing Dr. Ellie Stirling, Secretary of Scottish Badgers.

Ellie talks about the items that are available to purchase on the night with all proceeds going to Scottish Badgers. She also introduces ‘Elphin’, a young female badger – all is explained.

Next Eddie delivers his presentation  Badgers in Scotland: Their Place in the Biodiversity of the Country and Current Threats’.  We finish with the first question from the floor.

We hope you enjoy this recording, and we plan to offer recordings of all of our winter talks if possible.

For loads more badger-y things and gifts, and to learn more about the vital work of Scottish Badgers just head to their website scottishbadgers.org.uk

About Scottish Badgers

Scottish Badgers is an independent Scottish charity. It was founded in 1999, with encouragement from the Scottish Government. Holyrood had perceived a need for a non-statutory body to work in this field. Scottish Badgers cooperates closely with the Badger Trust, whose activities cover all the other areas of the British Isles. It should be noted that only Scottish Badgers operates in Scotland.

 

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