Officials meet in Jersey to talk about conservation

Officials are meeting in Jersey for talks about the environment.

Jersey is hosting a working party where members of the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum discuss their joint efforts on conservation.

Channel Island, Isle of Man, UK and French officials are among the delegates at the event at Les Creux Bowls Club, in St Brelade.

They will be talking about their working practices and discussing their obligations.

The UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum aims to promote the conservation of threatened plants and animal and natural habitats of the UK's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.

Willie Peggie, Deputy Chief Officer for Department of the Environment, said: "This meeting serves as an excellent annual opportunity for like-minded professionals to exchange information in biodiversity research and training, and to maintain and strengthen co-operation and relationships across the jurisdictions."

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