Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

Jan
13
Sun
Ravenscar tunnel bat survey 13th Jan 2019 @ Ravenscar NT vsitor Cenre car park
Jan 13 @ 10:00 – 12:30

We will be doing a  bat hibernation survey on the tunnel. It is likely to be cold and also wet underfoot so warm clothes and stout footwear essential. You will also need a good torch.

Meet at the NT visitor Center park at 10.00am.

Jan
22
Tue
Pine martens in the North Yorkshire National Park @ St Catherine's hospice training suit
Jan 22 @ 19:30 – 21:30

Ed Snell will give a lecture on the Pine marten survey project currently being undertaken.

Feb
12
Tue
Hedgehogs @ St Cathrine's Hospice training suit
Feb 12 @ 19:30 – 21:30

Talk by Carley Pettet

Mar
12
Tue
Bempton and Seabirds @ St Catherine's Hospice training suit
Mar 12 @ 19:30 – 21:30

Talk by Sarah Aitken

Apr
9
Tue
An introduction to Bees @ St Catherine's Hospice training suit
Apr 9 @ 19:30 – 21:30

An introductory talk by Paul Stark

Apr
21
Sun
Cropton and Keldy bat box checks
Apr 21 @ 10:00 – 14:00

Meet at Cropton Cabins car park at 10.00am. Contact Nick Gibbons re car sharing from Scarborough.

Apr
27
Sat
Wykeham, Broadhead and Dalby bat box check
Apr 27 @ 10:00 – 17:00

Meet at Hackness village hall at 10.00am.

May
7
Tue
Field visit to RSPB Bempton
May 7 @ 18:00 – 21:00

A chance to sea the seabird colony at Bempton cliffs. This is an evening visit to replace our normal Tuesday night meeting with a field trip. Contact Rob Stark for car sharing. Note the visitor centre is not open at this time. Meet in RSPB carpark.

Jun
7
Fri
Hutton Buscel bat survey 7th June
Jun 7 @ 20:45 – 23:30

A point survey of the village coinciding with the open garden weekend. The village is also planning to erect some bat boxes as part of their village improvement scheme. Contact Nick Gibbons for details (nicholas.gibbons123@btinternet.com). Meet at the Village hall (by the church) at 8.45 Grid Ref SE972841. In case of bad weather please contact Nick Gibbons on 07790 113025. Info will also be put on the web site.

Jun
11
Tue
Bats, Moths and a pot luck supper – Throxenby Mere
Jun 11 @ 20:30 – 23:00

Bring a few snacks and drinks and enjoy a social evening and watch bats hunt over the Mere and see what moths are about. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details  (nicholas.gibbons123@btinternet.com). In case of bad weather a note will be posted on the web site.

CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER – will try and reorganise for July/August