The Hull Natural History Society

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Programme of Events 2012

Sunday
22 January
10.00am

Bridlington

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A bracing walk along the sea front with fish and chips to follow.

TA 183 665
Tuesday
21 February
7.30pm

Sound recording talk

Ted Reed has been recording birds and other wildlife in the local area for many years. He will discuss the techniques of sound recording, illustrated with samples of the results.

TA 072 309
Saturday
25 February
10.00am

Hempholme

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A three mile circular walk round Hempholme along the River Hull then back through the fishing ponds.

TA 078 510
Tuesday
13 March
7.30pm

AGM & Members Evening

A short AGM followed by presentations by members on any topic with some connection to natural history. Meet in the Oldroyd Room, Hull Sports Centre, Chanterlands Avenue North.

TA 072 309
Saturday
24 March
10.00am

Stone Creek

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Meet at the bridge over Keyingham Drain.

TA 236 189
Sunday
29 April
10.00am

Forge Valley

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Forge Valley woods and waterside. A wet walk along the west side of the valley.

SE 985 871
Tuesday
1 May
7.00pm

Swine Moor

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Field Group meeting.

TA 055 417
Tuesday
8 May
7.00pm

Jillywood, Cottingham

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Field Group meeting.

TA 022 344
Tuesday
15 May
7.00pm

Land to the west of St Andrew's Quay, Hull

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Field Group meeting.

TA 068 266
Sunday
20 May
10.00am

Leven Canal & River Hull

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A walk along the full length of the Leven Canal then via Pulfin and the River Hull to Hull Bridge.

TA 056 417
Tuesday
22 May
7.00pm

Risby

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Field Group meeting.

TA 013 352
Tuesday
29 May
7.00pm

Priory Road Fields, Hull

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Field Group meeting.

TA 053 314
Tuesday
5 June
7.00pm

Wye Dale, South Newbald

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Field Group meeting.

SE 924 354
Saturday
9 June
10.00am

Hutton Common

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A joint meeting with Ryedale Naturalists and the East Yorkshire Botany Club.

SE 706 886
Tuesday
12 June
7.00pm

Hotham

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Field Group meeting.

SE 894 345
Tuesday
19 June
7.00pm

Neatholmes Wood, near Harpham

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Field Group meeting.

TA 088 618
Weekend
23-24 June

Arnside Weekend

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Saturday 23: a visit to Gait Barrows limestone pavement.

SD 456 787

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Sunday 24: a climb up Arnside Knott and a short visit to Leighton Moss.

Tuesday
26 June
7.00pm

Longhill Tree Nursery, Hull

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Field Group meeting.

TA 131 337
Tuesday
3 July
7.00pm

Granny's Attic to Kiplingcotes chalk pit

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Field Group meeting.

SE 928 439
Tuesday
10 July
7.00pm

Riverside Walkway, North Ferriby

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Field Group meeting.

SE 990 254
Sunday
15 July
10.00am

Messingham

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A visit to the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust reserve.

SE 910 032
Tuesday
17 July
7.00pm

North Cave Wetlands

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Field Group meeting.

SE 886 328
Tuesday
24 July
7.00pm

Welton Waters

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Field Group meeting.

SE 956 254
Tuesday
31 July
7.00pm

South Cave - Mount Airy

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Field Group meeting.

SE 931 317
Tuesday
7 August
7.00pm

Barton-upon-Humber roundabout

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Field Group meeting.

TA 017 215
Tuesday
14 August
7.00pm

Beverley Beck and Figham Common

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Field Group meeting.

TA 057 393
Saturday
18 August
10.00am

Melbourne

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A circular walk to Thornton including a stretch along the Pocklington Canal.

SE 753 441
Tuesday
21 August
7.00pm

Walkington

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Field Group meeting.

SE 998 368
Tuesday
28 August
7.00pm

Stoneferry, Hull

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Field Group meeting.

TA 102 315
Saturday
15 September
10.00am

Hayburn Wyke, Scarborough

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A walk along the old railway to Heyburn Wyke National Trust nature reserve.

TA 015 955
Saturday
6 Octobet
10.00am

Kilnsea

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Canal area and Beacon Lane.

TA 417 158
Saturday
10 November
10.00am

Filey Bay

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Muston Sands and Filey Dams.

TA 116 799
Tuesday
20 November
7.30pm

Judicious and painefull herbarists - the 1633 Herbal of John Gerard and Thomas Johnson

Rohan Lewis talks about John Gerard's Herbal, one of the earliest illustrated guides to plants and their medicinal uses. Meet in the Oldroyd Room, Hull Sports Centre, Chanterlands Avenue North

TA 072 309
Saturday
1 December
10.00am

The Deep, Hull

Admire some captive wildlife for a change. Meet in the car park.

TA 102 282
Species Lists mollusc list bug list odonta list lepidoptera list plant list bird list

We usually make a note of the things that we see on our excursions. When any of the above icons appear on the programme to the left, it indicates that a list is available for birds, plants, butterflies, dragonflies, general insects or molluscs. Clicking will open the list in a new browser tab.

Stone Creek

Stone Creek (IAA)

Fly Orchid

Fly Orchid, Hutton Common (RM)

Lunch at Gait Barrows (RM)

Grasshopper

Lesser Marsh Grasshopper, Messingham (IAA)

Caterpillars

Red Admiral Caterpillars, Melbourne (IAA)

Fish

Kaudern's Cardinal : The Deep (IAA)