Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

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.

Jan
30
Thu
Bogle Hole beach survey
Jan 30 @ 09:00 – 15:00

Meet at the Bogle Hole car park GR NZ95240371. Note that we are going ‘rock pooling so suitable footwear such as wellies are probably necessary.

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

Meeting place and time TBA

Apr
26
Sun
Wykeham and Dalby bat box checks
Apr 26 @ 10:00 – 16:30

A check on the bat boxes at Wykeham, Broadhead and Dalby. Meet at Hackness Village Hall at 10.00am GR SE 96748999. 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 GR SE75719180. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details.

May
22
Fri
Ruswarp village bat point survey
May 22 @ 20:00 – 22:45

Meet on Stainton Road just east river bridge in Ruswarp GR NZ28890898. Please contact Nick Gibbons if you are coming.

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.

Jun
12
Fri
Ruston village bat point survey and exit survey
Jun 12 @ 20:15 – 23:15

Meet in the centre of the village at GR SE9876 8238. Please contact Nick Gibbons if you are coming.

Jun
27
Sat
Glowworms and Nightjars in Langdale Forest
Jun 27 @ 21:00 – 23:15

Meet by the forest gate to Langdale Forest by School Farm GR SE90899284.

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.