Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Summer Programme 2012.


Dear Member you will see that some dates have been deliberately left open as they are weather dependent. Please give your name and contact details to the Chairman if you interested in attending. Final dates will be forwarded to you when a decision has been made.

Saturday 14th April. 2.30pm. Therfield Heath for Pasque flowers. TL337398. Park on the side of the road. Leader:Bob Reed.

Friday 18th May. Tewin Badger Hide. Please note that numbers are restricted to 10. Please contact Bob Reed.

Friday 25th May. 7.30pm Thorley Wash – new HMWT nature reserve. Moth light trapping Meet at Spellbrook Lock.TL489176. We shall also have bat detectors available.

.Sunday 27th May. Big Forest Bird Watch. Meet at the main forest entrance 7:30 a.m. Leader Chris Swan. Details from Bob Reed.

Friday 8th June. House meeting at the home of Doris Clewett Price. 19 Oaklands Park. BS. 7.00pm. Short walk in Birchanger Wood and inspect contents of light moth trap put out the night before.

Saturday 23rd June. 2.00pm. Thorley Wash Pond dipping.2.00pm.

Meet at Spellbrook Lock.TL489176.


Friday 6th July 7.00pm Patmore Heath. TL441257. Park with care on the Heath. The society has not visited this important site for many years. See how the management is progressing.

Saturday 14th July. Hatfield forest for dragonflies. .

Leader: Carol Wylde. Once again this meeting is weather dependent and may need to be altered. Please leave contact details if interested.

Saturday 4th August. Thorley Wash for wild flowers. Meet Twyford Lock car park. 11.00am. Bring picnic lunch. Leader:Shirley Watson.

Saturday and Sunday 8th and 19th September. Hatfield Forest Wood Fest. We shall be putting on a joint display with the coppicing volunteers to demonstrate the work of the society and Forest Nature. Please volunteer to help with the displays, talk to the public and publicise the Society.

Friday 21st September. Small mammal trapping at Thorley Wash. 6.00pm. Spellbrook Lock. Saturday the 22nd September return to collect the catch at 10.00am.

If interested in any event please leave contact details with Chairman. 01279 600726.

If you are intending to come to any meeting please contact the leader in advance for information and numbers.