Autumn Programme 2007
Working to protect our countryside
below our programme for the coming months.
Indoor meetings are at
the Memorial Hall, Welton starting at 7.30p.m.
Friday 11th May 2007
MEADOWS, PRECEDED BY THE A.G.M.
A talk by Peter Wright
our Vice Chairman on the work he does in creating wild flower
meadows, among his other activities working in the great outdoors.
and of course preceded by
the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.
Saturday 9th June 2007
SOUTH CAVE FARMERS
Come and support our
Annual fund raising day. We have our own stall here where we sell
refreshments and any help you could give would be appreciated.
Saturday 21st July 2007
MOTHING AT ROSEMARY'S
At Rosemary Roach's home
near North Cave starting at about 9 p.m.
Rosemary has recorded a
number of interesting moths from this site and perhaps we will see
species not normally seen around our gardens. David Chesmore , one
of our regions most outstanding experts on Lepidoptera assisted by
Sean Clough, local Lepidopterist will be on hand to help with the
Telephone Rosemary on
VISIT TO THE Y. W. T.
Meet at Kiplingcoates Old
Railway Station at 11.00 am for a walk along the Hudson Way ( Old
Dismantled Market Weighton Beverley Railway Line ) approx 2-3 miles
total . Returning to car park for a Picnic Lunch. Followed by a
short walk to the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Reserve ( Disused Chalk
Pit) for a guided tour by one of their representatives. Starting at
662683 to Colin for
Friday 7th September 2007
ALLERTHORPE, OUR LOWLAND
Julian Small from Natural
England will talk about the project at Allerthorpe Common ,where the
regeneration of the Lowland Heath environment is being undertaken.
Sunday 7th October 2007
FUNGUS FORAY BURTON
BUSHES, NEXT TO THE WESTWOOD. BEVERLEY
Start at 10.30am and to
end with a picnic around lunchtime. Burton Bushes is an inadequate
description of the Oak Woodland which adjoins the Westwood just
opposite the westerly end of the Beverley Racecourse buildings.
Phone Tony on 01482
668064 for final details.
October 2007 - APPLE DAY
We shall be supporting
this event which will take place at Manor Farm off Long Lane at
Beverley. The event will be well Signposted. Come along between 11am
and 4pm and meet friends on what we are assured will be an
enjoyable day out. For further details and exact date please contact
Doreen on 666651
Sunday 4th November 2007 - WOOD WORKING PARTY
The Reserve does belong
to you and does need your care and attention, so how about a
working stint for a couple of hours starting at 10am and finishing
at 12 noon.
Friday 23rd November 2007 - WINTER BOTANY
A talk on this very
interesting subject given by Jennifer Shay.
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 this year is open.
An identification of the
subject in the photograph would be appreciated.
The Prizes will be £20,
£10 and £5 for the three places. 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
Friday 7th December 2007 - SOCIETY QUIZ NIGHT
Members who have attended
our Annual Quiz have usually come back for more. We improve our Quiz
every year and 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".
Also planned for early in 2008 are
A local Birdwatching in
January. Jon Traill of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in February and
a talk by Philip Winter one of the regions foremost Lepidopterists
in March who will talk to us on Butterflies, Moths and their