Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

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.

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.

 

 

Sep
8
Tue
Beavers by Cath Bashforth @ St Catherine's Hospice training suite
Sep 8 @ 19:30 – 21:15

A chance to hear how our latest introduction to the Pickering area is getting on and why it all happened. We hope to plan some field visits to the site later in the year to see how these animals are changing the habitat.

Sep
16
Wed
Keldy Ponds for Beavers
Sep 16 @ 19:30 – 21:00

This is a chance to vist the site with Cath Bashforth of FC and see what our beavers have been up to and understand what the project is all about. Numbers will be limited to 12. Please contact Nick Gibbons if you want to attend. It is likely that we will have to develop a system for prioritising as I suspect it will be over subscribed.

Sep
27
Sun
Cropton and Keldy bat box checks
Sep 27 @ 10:00 – 13:00

A check on the bat boxes at Cropton Cabins and Keldy Ponds sites. Meet at the FC Cropton Cabins car park at 10.00am. Contact Nick Gibbons for further information.

Oct
3
Sat
Wykeham and Dalby bat box checks
Oct 3 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.

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.