Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

Apr
14
Tue
Moths by Alan Rodda 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 @ 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.

Jul
12
Sun
Fen Bog walk
Jul 12 @ 10:00 – 16:00

Meet at the track on the west side of the A169 at GR SE85709821

Jul
26
Sun
Dragonfly Survey – Wykeham Lakes
Jul 26 all-day

We have been invited to join YDG and Ryenats for a dragonfly walk round Wykeham Lakes.

Meeet at 10am – Grid Ref SE987823.  Enter the lakes complex and drive down towards the waterpark. Parking just on the right at the southern end of a large fishing lake just before the entrance to the waterpark.