Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

Jan
12
Sun
Annual roundup and recorders reports @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Jan 12 @ 19:30 – 21:15

A chance to find out what has been going on in 2019 and to see what our recorders have ben up to. Members are requested to bring any information/sightings for 2019 and any  exhibits for discussion.

Jan
28
Tue
Water voles by Sam Newton @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Jan 28 @ 19:30 – 21:15

A talk by Sam Newton on one of our most declining and iconic species – water voles.

Feb
11
Tue
Upland waders by Richard Baines @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Feb 11 @ 19:30 – 21:15

An appropriate presentation as many of these such as Common curlew and Golden plover are in serious decline at present.

Mar
10
Tue
Swifts by Jonathan Pomoroy @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Mar 10 @ 19:30 – 21:15

This is a joint meeting with the Scarborough Birders and we will be looking at the possibility of setting up a swift box group.

Apr
14
Tue
Moths by Alan Rhodda and Philip Winter @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Apr 14 @ 19:30 – 21:15

A talk by Alan Rhodda and Philip Winter on moths and what we may expect in our local moth traps. Remember we have a moth trap available for members use with all the relevant books, collection pots etc.

Apr
26
Sun
Wykeham and Dalby bat box checks
Apr 26 all-day

A check on the bat boxes at Wykeham, Broadhead and Dalby. Meet at Hackness Village Hall at 10.00am. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details.

May
2
Sat
Cropton and Keldy bat box checks
May 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00

A check on the new boxes at Cropton and the boxes at Keldy Ponds. Meet at FC Cropton Cabins car park at 10.00am. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details.

Sep
27
Sun
Cropton and Keldy bat box checks
Sep 27 @ 10:00 – 13:00

A check on the bat boxes at Cropton Cabins and Keldy Ponds sites. Meet at the FC Cropton Cabins car park at 10.00am. Contact Nick Gibbons for further information.

Oct
3
Sat
Wykeham and Dalby bat box checks
Oct 3 all-day

A check on the bat boxes at Wykeham, Broadhead and Dalby. Meet at Hackness village hall at 10.00am. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details.

Oct
13
Tue
Hoverflies by Joan Childs @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Oct 13 @ 19:30 – 21:15

A chance to learn about a group of insects which we all see around but seem to know so little about.