Summer / Autumn 2004

                                                 Working to protect our countryside...













































Friday 7th May 2004 - A SPEAKER FROM THE DEEP

Katie Rigby, Assistant Curator of the Deep, talking to us about Shark conservation, and the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Society.

Any comments or questions by members welcome.


Sunday 27th June 2004 - GRASSES. AN INTRODUCTION

A walk near North Newbould led by Peter  who is a leading member of the South Holderness Countryside Society and an expert on the identification of British Grasses, so if you want to know the difference between Cocksfoot and Foxtail then come along. Assemble at 2 pm at the Green, North Newbould.


Saturday 17th July 2004 ROSEMARY'S MOTHING

At Rosemary home near North Cave starting at about 9 pm.

Rosemary has recorded a number of interesting moths from this site and perhaps we will see species not normally seen around our gardens. Some of our local Lepidopterists will be on hand to help with the identification.


Sunday August 15th. 2004 COASTAL BUS TRIP

A Coach trip to the Flamborough area. Danes Dyke. There are still seats available as I write at a cost of around 8. Leaving Elloughton at 8.30 am from outside the Half Moon. We shall be accompanied on the beach by Valerie, who recently gave us a talk on Diving around Filey Brig.


Sunday 26th September. 2004 SMALL MAMMAL SURVEY

Gather in the Reserve at 9.30am and see what small mammals we have.

Live traps will be set the night before and Jon will be handling and identifying any small beasts we find, before release.


Friday 8th October  2004 ANCIENT PLANT REMEDIES

A very interesting and rewarding talk to be given by Mrs Wilkinson of Walkington.

Also ...  The Societies Nature photographic competition will  take place on this evening and is open to all pictures taken by members that have not previously been entered in a competition. Members are entitled to submit a maximum of  three entries each and they can be titled or not. The size is 5" by 7" or larger.

 The Prizes will be 20, 10 and 5 for the three places. This year every member in attendance will be given the chance to vote for the best photographs.

The Kingfisher Trophy will be awarded to  the winner of the Competition to hold for one year and which will be inscribed appropriately. Bring your prints on the night.


Sunday 24th October 2004  FUNGUS FORAY

This year we return to Houghton Moor Woods. Meet at 11am on Cliffe Road. North Newbould . Bring a picnic, stout footwear etc .Phone me on 668064 for details.                                                                                      

Friday  19th November 2004   BATS

 A talk with slides by Tony Lane of the East Yorkshire Bats Group


Friday 3rd December 2004  SOCIETY QUIZ NIGHT

Members who have attended our Annual Quiz have usually come back for more, we play as teams so don't be afraid of the dreaded mental block, come and extend your circle of friends, and please bring food for the "spread".