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Programme of Events 2019

Saturday
26 January
10.00

Far Ings, Barton-upon-Humber

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Meet at the NEW visitor centre… ie NOT the old one.

TA 018 233
Tuesday
29 January
19.30

People, Ponds & Water and beyond: A Northern Perspective

A talk by Anne Carter, of the Freshwater Habitats Trust.
Meet in Teaching Room 3, The Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull.

TA 077 317
Saturday
16 February
10.00

Normanby Hall, near Scunthorpe

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Meet in the car park.

SE 887 168
Tuesday
19 February
19.30

A trip to Svalbard

A talk by Jackie Guthrie on the wildlife of this remote part of Norway.
Meet at the University of Hull, Lecture Theatre 26 in the Wilberforce Building[Campus map]

TA 077 317
Tuesday
12 March
19.30

AGM & Members Evening

A short AGM followed by presentations by members. Meet at the University of Hull, Lecture Room 26 in the Wilberforce Building[Campus map]

TA 077 317
Saturday
23 March
10.00

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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Meet at the main car park near to the main building entrance. There is a parking fee, currently £11 for all day. [visit their website] Best take packed lunch. If the weather is good we can do a long walk around Bretton Park. If not so good, then we could do for a shorter circuit with the option of a return to the restaurant for lunch. It can be muddy and quite steep in places.

SE 286 131
Tuesday
9 April
19.30

Members' Evening

A series of presentations by members. Meet at the University of Hull, Lecture Room 26 in the Wilberforce Building[Campus map]

TA 077 317
Saturday
20 April
10.00

Hagg Wood, Dunnington

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Meet on Intake Lane close to junction with Horsfield Way.

SE 675 524
Tuesday
7 May
18.30

Jillywood Lane

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Meet at the entrance to Lazaats at the end of Woodhill Way.

TA 022 345
Tuesday
14 May
18.30

Nut Wood, Raywell

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Meet near the entrance. Roadside parking.

SE 991 305
Saturday
18 May
10.00

Brockadale

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Meet at the car park in Kirk Smeaton between the Shoulder of Mutton pub and the church.

SE 519 166
Tuesday
21 May
18.30

Swine Moor west

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Meet at the western end of the old Hull Bridge Road so we can take the footpath south onto Swine Moor Common to look at the western (Beverley) side of the site.

TA 050 415
Tuesday
28 May
18.30

Beverley Westwood

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Meet on Walkington Road close to the junction with Keldgate Road.

TA 023 388
Wednesday
29 May
10.30 - 15.00

York mini-Bioblitz

At York Cemetery. For anyone interested. Details on internet. Search -York Bioblitz 2019 –on internet

Saturday
1 June
10.00

Derbyshire weekend

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Saturday - meet at the pay and display White Lodge car park next to the A6, 2-3 miles west of Ashford in the Water. From here we will access the Plantlife reserve of Deepdale.

SK 170 705
Sunday
2 June
10.00

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On Sunday we will meet near the Grindleford Station café. The walk will take us along Padley Gorge and around part of the Longshaw estate. The full length walk is about 8km but there is also a 3km circuit which would see the gorge woodland and many of its birds. The weather will partly influence us.

SK 251 787
Tuesday
4 June
18.30

Loglands (Longhill Tree Nursery)

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Field group meeting - Meet at the east end of East Carr Road, Hull.

TA 130 336
Tuesday
11 June
18.30

Newbald Becksies

Meeting cancelled due to bad weather

SE 916 371
Tuesday
18 June
18.30

Pulfin

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Meet at the pedestrian bridge over the River Hull, for a walk north along the river’s east bank to High Eske and Pulfin

TA 055 417
Saturday
22 June
10.00

Yearsley Moor

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Meet at the forest track junction with North Moor Lane, just north of Yearsley. From Yearsley travelling NW you need to head for Ampleforth, ignoring the minor road to your left. You should then meet the parking point on the right just before the road bends.

SE 582 751
Tuesday
25 June
18.30

Barton roundabout

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Meet at roadside parking area just west of the roundabout on the road to South Ferriby.

TA 017 215
Tuesday
2 July
18.20

Clough Road

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Meet a little earlier than usual in the car park in front of Dunelm Mill store. We have gained permission to visit the wildlife area on the Croda site. We will be walking from the car park to Oak Road security lodge at 6.30, which is opposite Mecca Bingo, to gain site access. Names of people attending are required in advance.

TA 092 314
Saturday
6 July
10.00

Fen Bog

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Meet at parking area just before Eller Beck Bridge.

SE 856 982
Tuesday
9 July
18.30

Kiplingcotes

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Meet at the Hudson Way car park. We plan to visit the YWT reserve.

SE 909 431
Tuesday
16 July
18.30

St Andrew's Quay

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Meet at the corner where Makro store meets the Humber.

TA 068 266
Tuesday
23 July
18.30

North Ferriby foreshore

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Meet at the car park next to the Humber at the southern end of Humber Road.

SE 986 251
Tuesday
30 July
18.30

North Cave Wetlands

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Meet at the entrance. The gate is closed at dusk so it is best to park in the area between the road and gate.

SE 886 328
Saturday
3 August
10.00

St Aidans RSPB

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Meet at the reserve car park which is off Astley Lane, postcode LS26 8AL. There is a visitor centre with a small café and snacks, with toilets.

SE 399 287
Tuesday
6 August
18.30

Paull Holme Strays

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Reserve car park closed due to bank works. Route along Humber bank taken.

TA 181 252
Tuesday
13 August
18.30

Carr Lane, Willerby

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Meet at the junction of Walmersley Road and Wold Road (with Carr Lane).

TA 045 305
Saturday
17 August

YNU VC61 meeting: North Duffield

See the YNU website for details of this meeting.

Tuesday
20 August
18.30

Haltemprice crematorium

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Meet near entrance for a walk around the old hospital site, and Low Road if time permits.

TA 022 314
Tuesday
27 August
18.30

River Hull, Kingswood

Final Tuesday evening meeting. Meet in the southwest corner of the car park nearest point to the river and reservoir.

TA 084 340
Sat or Sun
7 or 8 September
10.00

Humberhead peatlands

We may be meeting at Hatfield Moor. The default day is the Saturday, but we will change to Sunday as directed by weather forecast near the time. Please check this website nearer the time.

Tuesday
10 September
19.30

Planning Meeting for 2020

Meeting place yet to be decided.

Saturday
12 October

Kilnsea

Meet at the car park opposite new YWT visitor centre. The car park is free to YWT cardholders- display card in windscreen.

TA 417 154
Saturday
2 November

Castle Howard Arboretum

Meet in the arboretum car park which is down the track from the obelisk opposite main Castle Howard entrance.

SE 705 698
Saturday
7 December

Scarborough

Meet on Royal Albert Drive [an extension of Marine Drive] near where it turns inland at Peasholme Gap. Lunch will be at a local restaurant, unless anyone prefers to sit outside with a pack-up, on their own.

TA 037 897
Tuesday
10 December
19.30

Members' Evening

Meet at the University of Hull, room to be announced. Please check this website near the time. There will be presentations by members.

All Tuesday evening field meetings will be at 6.30 pm unless otherwise stated.

For any more details, contact the Secretary,
e mail - info@hullnats.org.uk

Species lists bug list odonta list lepidoptera list plant list bird list general 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 species list is available, either a general list covering all orders, or a list specifically for birds, plants, butterflies, dragonflies or insects. Clicking will open the list in a new browser tab.


External photo albums flickr

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Grid references

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Printable version

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Large Heath - Fen Bog

Large Heath

Andrew Ashworth

Skullcap at Pulfin

Skullcap

Andrew Chadwick