Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

Aug
9
Fri
Deepdale bat survey 9th August
Aug 9 @ 20:00

This will be  point survey to back up the repeat of the 1993 botanical survey of this site by Peter Robinson that we are repeating this year. Meet at Bickley Gate car park (SE911911)  at 20.00. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details (nicholas.gibbons123@btinternet.com).

Aug
23
Fri
Low North Camp for bats and moths
Aug 23 @ 19:45 – 22:45

This date has now been confirmed. Meet at the entrance (SE948953) at 19.45. Contact Nick Gibbons for further details (nicholas.gibbons123@btinternet.com).

Sep
3
Tue
Keldy ponds for bats
Sep 3 @ 19:00 – 22:00

Please note that due to Cath going in for a back operation the beaver visit will be rearranged for a future date. We will still carry out a bat survey to see if we can identify what all the Natterer’s we find in the boxes are doing. Meet at the site at 7.00pm (GR SE776908) . Contact Nick Gibbons (nicholas.gibbons123@btinternet.com).

Sep
29
Sun
Cropton and Keldy bat box checks
Sep 29 @ 10:00 – 14:00

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

Oct
4
Fri
Bat Walk and Moths – Falsgrave Park 4th October
Oct 4 @ 18:30 – 20:30

Nick Gibbons and Alan Rodda are helping the Friends of Falsgrave Park by running a bat walk and moth night. Meet at the Oak Road entrance on the north side of the park from 6.30.

Oct
5
Sat
Wykeham, Broadhead and Dalby bat box check
Oct 5 @ 10:00 – 16:45

Meet at Hackness village hall at 10.00am.

Oct
27
Sun
Fungus foray 27th October Ravenscar – rearranged date
Oct 27 @ 10:30 – 16:00

SFNS have been invited to a fungus foray by Whitby Nats on Sunday 27th October. Meet at 10.30 at the National Trust visitor centre at Ravenscar. Leader Melanie Earle. Third time lucky after two cancellations due to bad weather.

Jan
30
Thu
Bogle Hole beach survey
Jan 30 @ 09:00 – 15:00

Meet at the Bogle Hole car park GR NZ95240371. Note that we are going ‘rock pooling so suitable footwear such as wellies are probably necessary.

Apr
12
Sun
Adder walk
Apr 12 @ 10:00 – 15:00

Meeting place and time TBA

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.