Winter / Spring 2008

 

 

Friday 7th November 2008

THE ENVIRONMENT & PHOTO COMPETITION

A talk on this very interesting subject given by Chris Toohie.

Also ... The Society’s Nature photographic competition will take place on this evening and is open to all pictures taken by members which have not previously been competition entries. Members are entitled to submit three entries each, titled or not, though an identification of the subject in the photograph would be appreciated. The size this year is open.

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 the night.

 

Wednesday 19th November 2008

SWANLAND WILDLIFE GROUP POT LUCK FEAST WITH

CLAIRE LANGRICK ON THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLECTING DATA TO SAVE OUR WILDLIFE

This interesting event will take place in the Christ Church Schoolroom by the pond and starts at 7pm. Take something for their shared feast. Tickets are £3.50 from Tony on 668064.

 

Friday 5th December 2008 - SOCIETY QUIZ NIGHT

Members who have attended our Annual Quiz have usually come back for more. If you only manage to come to one meeting a year then this is the one to attend. You will be made most welcome.

We play as random teams so don't be afraid of the dreaded mental block.

Come and extend your circle of friends. Please bring food for the " Spread".

 

Sunday 18th January 2009

BIRDING AT NORTH CAVE WETLANDS

Mike Flowers one of our local bird watching experts will help us identify the different species we will see at this Yorkshire Wildlife Trust site. We start at 10am and will finish around lunchtime. There is a sandwich bar near the entrance and we will try and get them to put on some warming sandwiches.

Wear winter woollies and stout footwear.

 

Friday 13th February 2009

FRESHWATER FISH

An illustrated talk on our native fish by Dr Roger Uglow. At Welton Memorial Hall as usual and starting at 7.30pm.

 

Friday 13th March 2009 CLOUDS

A talk with slides on cloud spotting by Mark Jessop. Usual time and venue.

 

Sunday 15th March 2009- WOOD WORKING PARTY

The First Working Party of the year. The Nature Reserve at Spindlewood in Elloughton is yours and does need your care and attention, starting at 10am and finishing at 12 noon.

We hope to continue with our long term Bulb planting on this day. There are sleeves to be rolled up in good company. Please Come and Help !

 

Sunday 19th April 2009.

WARCS BRANTINGHAM AREA TIDY UP

We shall meet in one of the Lay Bys at the side of Brantingham Dale Road. From 10.30am to 12.30pm. Our Annual clean up of our local rights of way.

We have gloves, picking up sticks and plastic bags.

For more information telephone me on 01482 668064

 

Friday 8th May 2009

HISTORY OF THE YORKSHIRE WOODLANDS & THE A.G.M.

Ronnie Hewer is to give us this historical talk. We do as a Society concentrate on both Natural and Local History. The talk will of course be preceded by the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY.

 

Saturday 13th June 2009

SOUTH CAVE FARMERS MARKET.

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. A morning event.