Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

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.

Jan
12
Sun
Ravenscar tunnel bat surevy
Jan 12 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Meet at the National Trust visitor centre (NZ980016) in Ravenscar at 10.00am. It can be a bit wet under foot in there so stout footwear or boots will be needed along with suitable torches and hard hats. I have a few spare hard hats should anyone need them. Please let NiGibbons know if you are attending.

Jan
14
Tue
Annual roundup and recorders reports @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Jan 14 @ 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.