Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

Sep
3
Tue
Keldy ponds for bats
Sep 3 @ 19:00 – 22:00

Please note that due to Cath going in for a back operation the beaver visit will be rearranged for a future date. We will still carry out a bat survey to see if we can identify what all the Natterer’s we find in the boxes are doing. Meet at the site at 7.00pm (GR SE776908) . Contact Nick Gibbons (nicholas.gibbons123@btinternet.com).

Sep
10
Tue
An introduction to ferns @ St Catherine's Hospice training suit
Sep 10 @ 19:30 – 21:30

Talk by Alison Evans

Sep
21
Sat
Brompton Wildlife Day 21st Sept
Sep 21 @ 12:30 – 16:30

Brompton Wildlife Day will be held at the village hall in Brompton. There will be various displays and some short talks on the various wildlife studies that have been done on the area. This will include a summary of the bat survey we carried out in June. We will also be having a small stand and would appreciate some help during the day especially with erecting and taking down the display boards. Please contact Nick Gibbons on 07790 113025 if you can help.

Sep
29
Sun
Cropton and Keldy bat box checks
Sep 29 @ 10:00 – 14:00

Meet at Cropton Cabins car park. Contact Nick Gibbons re car sharing from Scarborough.

Oct
4
Fri
Bat Walk and Moths – Falsgrave Park 4th October
Oct 4 @ 18:30 – 20:30

Nick Gibbons and Alan Rodda are helping the Friends of Falsgrave Park by running a bat walk and moth night. Meet at the Oak Road entrance on the north side of the park from 6.30.

Oct
5
Sat
Wykeham, Broadhead and Dalby bat box check
Oct 5 @ 10:00 – 16:45

Meet at Hackness village hall at 10.00am.

Oct
8
Tue
100 yrs of the Forestry Commission @ St Catherine's Hospice training suit
Oct 8 @ 19:30 – 21:30

A talk by Brian Walker looking at the first 100 years of the Forestry Commission.

Oct
27
Sun
Fungus foray 27th October Ravenscar – rearranged date
Oct 27 @ 10:30 – 16:00

SFNS have been invited to a fungus foray by Whitby Nats on Sunday 27th October. Meet at 10.30 at the National Trust visitor centre at Ravenscar. Leader Melanie Earle. Third time lucky after two cancellations due to bad weather.

Nov
12
Tue
The orchids of Scarborough and district @ St Caherine's Hospice training suit
Nov 12 @ 19:30 – 21:30

Talk by Rob Stark on the orchids of our area.

Dec
3
Tue
AGM followed by Ed Snell on the Pine martens project @ St Catherine's Hospice traing suit
Dec 3 @ 19:30 – 21:30

The AGM will be followed by a talk by Ed Snell on the Pine marten project in Yorkshire. This is a rearranged talk after Ed’s postponement due to illness.