AGM and Members' Forum

AGM and Members' Forum

Our 2019 Annual General Meeting took place  in October and was followed by a members' forum, celebrating a productive year for Shropshire Wildlife Trust.
 
A Climate Change motion was passed by members and it was agreed that as an organisation we we will work to reduce our climate impact.

 

 

AGM and Members Forum Agenda 2019

10.30am Annual General Meeting

11.00am Refreshment break

11.30am Welcome and Introduction to Members Forum - Kirsten Mould, Chair

11.35am Climate Change: Does it matter? - Colin Preston, CEO Shropshire Wildlife Trust

11.50am Ammonia fallout on Fenn’s, Whixall & Bettisfield Mosses: a threat from above - Robert Duff, Marches BogLIFE Project Manager

12.05am Understanding Biodiversity; a project on the Springtails of Whixall MossGerry Thomas, local naturalist

12.20 The next generations view - Jess Marais, student, environmental activist and SWT volunteer

12.35 Closing remarks - Kirsten Mould

12.45 Close and optional walk around Alderford Lake. Cafe on site for refreshments. 

The full agenda can be downloaded below.

Proposed Motion - Declaration on the Climate Emergency and the Biodiversity Crisis

The climate emergency and the biodiversity crisis are inextricably linked, cannot be addressed in isolation, and require urgent and immediate action.

This AGM proposes six initial actions for SWT. Download the statement in full below.

Vacancy for Honorary Treasurer 2019

We are currently looking for a volunteer Honorary Treasurer, to serve for four years. Our Treasurer has an oversight role and also acts as one of the signatories on our bank account, as well as chairing quarterly Finance Committees.

Please download the full role description below.