2019 programme

Here are the field visits and indoor meetings that we had in 2019.

Wednesday January 9
Chile, a presentation by Ron Marshall

Saturday January 12
Field visit: Old Moor. Leader: Colin and Linda Graham

Monday January 21
Field-visit: Bat roost, Oxspring. Leader: Rob Bell

Wednesday January 23
Wildlife of South West Australia, a presentation by Alwyn Timms

Wednesday February 6
Members’ presentations

Saturday February 9
Field visit: Old Park Wood LWS. Leader: Geoff Jackson

Wednesday February 20
30 years of Gardening Wildlife, a presentation by John Bowers

Saturday February 23 
South Yorkshire Natural History Day

Saturday March 2
Field visit: Hedge survey, Stairfoot. Leader: Catherine Artindale

Wednesday March 6
The Planning Process and Biodiversity, a presentation by Trevor Mayne

Wednesday May 15
Field visit: Nature sighting around Cortonwood
Leader: Philip Jay

Wednesday May 29
Field visit: Boylins, Gilroyd
Leader: Alan Crossland

Saturday June 8
Field visit: Wharncliffe Heath LNR
Leader: Peter and Annefie Roberts

Wednesday June 12
Field visit: Moorland birds
Leader: Colin and Linda Graham

Wednesday June 26
Field visit: Royd Moor Reservoir LWS
Leader: Geoff Jackson

Wednesday July 10
Field visit: Glow worms and Moths Times to be arranged
Leader: Doug Brown
This will be a later walk than normal; as it needs to be dark.

Saturday July 20
Field visit: Dearne Valley Meadows
Leader: Peter and Annefie Roberts

Wednesday July 24
Field visit: Barrow, followed by Boatman’s Rest.
Leader: Ron Marshall

Wednesday August 7th
Field visit: Hedge survey. After an interesting field visit on March 2nd we are going to study a different hedgerow between Hoyland Common and Skiers Spring Wood

Wednesday October 2 Sharing knowledge and observations. Something for everyone.

Saturday October 12 Field visit: Wortley Hall Parkland.

Wednesday October 16 The Ascent of Birds: A presentation by Professor John Reilly.

Wednesday October 30 From Catalonia to Finland,
a presentation by Ron Marshall.

Saturday November 9 Field visit: Fungi.
Leader: Geoff Jackson.

Wednesday November 13 ‘Migration and Orchids on Lesbos, Cyprus and Samos’ by Colin and Linda Graham.

Wednesday November 27 Behaviour, Life-cycle and ID of Bees
a presentation by Thomas Aspinall, Moors for the Future

Saturday December 7 Field visit: Looking at the Gull Roost at Anglers Country Park with Birdwatching Group.

Wednesday December 11 Christmas Social.