Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

Jul
26
Fri
Brompton by Sawdon bat survey
Jul 26 @ 20:15 – 22:45

This is now confirmed. Meet at Brompton Village hall at 8.15. There will be a bat talk prior to the survey and villagers are being invited to participate. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details  (nicholas.gibbons123@btinternet.com).

Aug
9
Fri
Deepdale bat survey 9th August
Aug 9 @ 20:00

This will be  point survey to back up the repeat of the 1993 botanical survey of this site by Peter Robinson that we are repeating this year. Meet at Bickley Gate car park (SE911911)  at 20.00. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details (nicholas.gibbons123@btinternet.com).

Aug
23
Fri
Low North Camp for bats and moths
Aug 23 @ 19:45 – 22:45

This date has now been confirmed. Meet at the entrance (SE948953) at 19.45. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details (nicholas.gibbons123@btinternet.com).

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.

Apr
12
Sun
Adder walk
Apr 12 @ 10:00 – 15:00

Meeting place and time TBA

Apr
14
Tue
Moths by Alan Rodda 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.

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 GR SE75719180. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details.

Jun
7
Sun
Beast Cliff survey
Jun 7 @ 10:00 – 16:00

Meet at Ravenscar car park at old station GR NZ985013. Note that this will be a strenuous walk down the cliff and stout footwear essential.

Jul
3
Fri
Thornton-le-Dale bat talk and point survey
Jul 3 @ 19:15 – 23:15

As with the Brompton survey in 20219 we will do a talk for the villagers followed by a point survey around the village. Locals will be invited to either stay with a recorder or walk around the various points to see what is about. Surveyors will need to meet at 20.30. Meeting point TBA. Please contact Nick Gibbons if you are coming.

Aug
14
Fri
Wykeham Lakes bat survey
Aug 14 @ 19:30 – 22:30

Meeting point to ne finalised depending on situatipn with access. Please contact Nick Gibbons if you are coming.