Monday, May 11, 2015

Mary Gillham talk by Andy Kendall in Penarth - 21 May 2015

FLAT HOLM SOCIETY PUBLIC TALK
“ONCE YOU HAVE SLEPT ON AN ISLAND”
THE LIFE AND WORKS OF MARY GILLHAM
Born in 1921 she was one of the leading naturalists in Wales.  After gaining her doctorate in agriculture and botany at Aberystwyth University, she specialised in island ecology, studying the Welsh islands before moving on to lecture in Britain and abroad.  She was one of the first women scientists in Antarctica and worked on penguin islands in South Africa.  From 1961 she lectured at Cardiff University leading field trips in Britain and abroad, and was a lifelong supporter of Flat Holm.
A talk by Andy Kendall of Cardiff Naturalists' Society
 
To be held in Room 3, The Kymin, Beach Road, Penarth
Thursday evening at 7pm, May 21st 2015
Suggested donation towards costs of £2/£3
 
www.flatholm society.org.uk                  Help save Flat Holm          
 
 
 
 
 
 

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