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Stort Watch Forest Nature

Events & activities

Saturday 20th April.

2.00pm. Hales Wood
Ashdon Road, Saffron Walden.
TL 5711340625.
Guided tour by Andy Basham. Drive down the track to wood. Car parking limited.
Leader Bob Reed.

Sunday 28th April.

2.00pm. RSPB Fowlmere.
TL 4081945862.
Some may wish to bring a picnic lunch to eat first and then to start the walk at 2 PM. RSPB members Park free.

Sunday May 19th.

Eastern Lodge Gardens Open Day.
TL 60115 23725.
We have been invited to participate as a Society. Please offer to come and help with the display and Bug Hunt.

Sunday 26th May.

The Annual Big Forest Bird Watch.
Meet at the main forest entrance at 7:30 AM. Please let us know if you are planning to attend and help to continue this valuable study.
Leader: Chris Swan.

Sunday 2nd June.

2.00pm. Hatfield Forest.
Start the first section of an ecological survey of the gravel pit area. . This will give valuable information to the National Trust. No experience needed, but a great opportunity to learn so please support.
Leader: Bob Reed.

Sunday 16th June.

2.00pm.  Millennium Wood.
TL 44832 21715.
Jono Forgham will give us a guided tour and check the contents of his light moth trap. Please follow the parking instructions and do not park along the narrow road.

Sunday 6th July.

Balls Wood,
2pm Hertford for butterflies.
TL 34356 10586.
Leader Jim Fish.

Saturday 20th July.

Hatfield Forest.
2 PM. The second part of the Gravel Pit study.

Sunday 4th August.

Panshanger Park.
TL 30604 12520.
Dragonflies and the River Mimram. Meet in the Thieves Lane car park.

Saturday 17th August.

Bat Evening. Time TBA.
Hatfield Forest, main car park. We shall walk a fixed transect with detectors to get meaningful data on the bat population in the Forest.

September 8th and 9th.

Hatfield Forest Wood Fest.
Please volunteer to come and man our stand to publicise Forest Nature as well as help out with a biodiversity display. Start 10.00am.
Contact Bob Reed.

Saturday and Sunday 21st and 22nd September.
Small mammal live trapping at Hatfield Forest.
Meet at 6:30 PM Saturday to set traps, return 9 AM Sunday to check catch.
Leader: Bob Reed.

Some events are weather dependent these include butterflies and dragonflies. If you are interested in going on one of these interesting visits then please leave your details with either the contact given or the Chairman. Final dates and venues will be forwarded to you when a decision has been made.

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 so that we know who to expect.

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