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Programme of Events 2014

Sunday
26 January
10.00am

Skipsea

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An extremely cold and wet walk from the cliff top to the castle.

TA 181 551
Tuesday
28 January
7.30pm

Flowers of the Dolomites

An illustrated talk by Jackie Guthrie on the flowers of the Dolomites. Meet in the Oldroyd Room, Hull Sports Centre, Chanterlands Avenue North.

TA 071 309
Saturday
22 February
10.00am

Top Hill Low

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A sunny visit to this interesting wildlife site.

TA 073 486
Tuesday
18 March
7.30pm

AGM & Members' Evening

A short AGM followed by presentations by members on any topic with some connection to natural history. Meet in the Oldroyd Room, Hull Sports Centre, Chanterlands Avenue North

TA 071 309
Saturday
29 March
10.00am

Bishop Wilton

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A circular walk in the Wolds.

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Sunday
27 April
10.00am

Kirkdale

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A four mile circular walk up Kirkdale to Mell Bank Wood taking in Kirkdale Howl.

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Tuesday
6 May
7.00pm

Swine Moor, Hull Bridge

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Field group meeting.

TA 055 416
Saturday
10 May
10.00am

North Cliffe & North Cave

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North Cliffe Wood

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Followed by a visit to the YWT North Cave Wetlands reserve

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Tuesday
13 May
7.00pm

Nut Wood, Raywell

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
20 May
7.00pm

Sancton

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
27 May
7.00pm

Pocklington Canal, Coates Bridge, Bielby

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
3 June
7.00pm

West of St Andrew's Quay, Hull

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Field group meeting.

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Sunday
8 June
10.00am

Clapgate Pits & Messingham

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A short visit to Clapgate Pits ...

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... followed by Messingham Sand Quarry.

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Tuesday
10 June
7.00pm

Priory Meadows, Hull

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
17 June
7.00pm

Birkhill Wood

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Field group meeting.

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Weekend
21-22 June

North Norfolk Weekend

A weekend trip to North Norfolk staying overnight in Wells-next-the-Sea.

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21 June: Cley Marshes

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21 June: Thursford Wood

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22 June : Holkham

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Tuesday
24 June
7.00pm

Cleaving Coombe, Londesborough

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
1 July
7.00pm

North Newbald

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Field group meeting.

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Sunday
6 July
10.00am

Fimber

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A look at chalk grassland flowers along the disused railway and some of the access land around Fimber.

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Tuesday
8 July
7.00pm

University Botanic Garden, Cottingham

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
15 July
7.00pm

Sculcoates, Hull

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
22 July
7.00pm

Oak Road, Hull

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
29 July
7.00pm

North Ferriby

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
5 August
7.00pm

Hull Marina

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
12 August
7.00pm

Figham Common

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Field group meeting.

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Sunday
17 August
10.00am

Skipwith Common

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A visit to to one of the vice-county's few remaining lowland heaths.

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Tuesday
19 August
7.00pm

Bransholme fishing lake, Hull

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Field group meeting.

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Tuesday
26 August
7.00pm

River Hull at Kingswood

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Field group meeting.

TA 085 340
Sunday
14 September
10.00pm

Skeffling Foreshore

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An autumn walk along the foreshore at high tide.

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Sunday
5 October
10.00am

Spurn

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Our time-honoured visit to Spurn.

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Saturday
1 November
10.00am

Clumber Park

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A National Trust property with 3,800 acres of park and woodland claiming to be a haven for wildlife.

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Tuesday
25 November
7.30pm

Nature Reserves of South Humberside

A talk by Martin Broadbridge about some of the nature reserves on the south bank and their wildlife. Martin has been involved with the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust for many years. Meet in the Oldroyd Room, Hull Sports Centre, Chanterlands Avenue North

TA 071 309
Saturday
6 December
10.00am

Etton

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A short walk along the old railway followed by lunch at the Light Dragoon

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Species Lists mollusc list bug list odonta list lepidoptera list plant list bird list

We usually make a note of the things that we see on our excursions. When any of the above icons appear on the programme to the left, it indicates that a list is available for birds, plants, butterflies, dragonflies, general insects or molluscs. Clicking will open the list in a new browser tab.

Map references

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members at Bishop Wilton

Bishop Wilton meeting (IAA)

Green Hellebore

Green Hellebore, Bishop Wilton (IAA)

Horned Poppy

Yellow Horned-poppy, Cley

Matted Sea-lavender

Matted Sea-lavender, Holkham

White Satin Caterpillar

White Satin caterpillar, Holkham

Royal Fern

Royal Fern. Messingham

Brown Argus

Brown Argus, Skipwith Common (AG)

Meadow Grasshopper, Skipwith Common (AG)