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
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 Jonathen 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.

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.

Nov
10
Tue
The geological evolution of North-east Yorkshire by Peter Robinson @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Nov 10 @ 19:30 – 21:15

Peter has published a number of books and papers on this topic. It will be a chance to get to grips with how our area has developed geologically and increase our understanding of why our plants and animals are distributed in the way they are.

Dec
8
Tue
AGM and Bats with Nick Gibbons @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Dec 8 @ 19:30 – 21:15

This is your chance to get involved with the Society as new committee members are always welcome. It will be followed by a talk on bats.