Founded 1889 – Affiliated to Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

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 Jonathan 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.

Sep
8
Wed
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.