The River Thame - Restoring a lovely waterway

Doug Kennedy

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Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
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13th April 2022

In 2013 the River Thame in Buckinghamshire was polluted and its wildlife destroyed by sewage pollution from Thames Water's Aylesbury works. Nine years later, it is still in recovery, but the river and its valley have been transformed into a developing wetland corridor which attracts a wide range of birds, dragonflies and other wildlife.

It is a river that flows through a variety of landscapes, infrastructure, history and wetlands, all of which are described in this lovely talk, illustrated by Doug's beautiful photographs.

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About Doug Kennedy

I am a photographer, ecologist and environmental campaigner who has produced 7 books on English landscapes and natural history: my latest work is Wildlife Of The Pennine Hills (published by Merlin Unwin). I have developed a series of talks on the landscapes and wildlife of the UK and English regions, accompanied by many beautiful images from my own photography.

I have an M.Sc. in environmental studies and have been a lifelong campaigner and initiated several successful campaigns including the Chalk Streams Action Group and Save The River Thame (now I actively monitor wildlife and survey butterflies.

These talks are very informative whilst being accessible to everyone and beautifully produced and illustrated and I tailor them to suit my audiences.

They can be delivered in person or using an online system such as Zoom.

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