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The Hull Natural History Society

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Programme of Events 2020

Tuesday
21 January
19:30

A journey through Namibia

A talk by Jackie Guthrie. Meet in Teaching Room 4 (TR4), The Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull.

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Saturday
25 January
10:00

Hornsea

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Meet at the Floral Hall car park at the end of Hartley Street.

Note: Parking at the Floral Hall is time restricted - There is a free car park 100m further north at Morrow Avenue.

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Tuesday
11 February
19:30

An introduction to moths

There are around 2500 moth species in the UK with only about 60 butterflies making up the order of Lepidoptera. This will be a combined presentation aimed at the beginner, looking at these beautiful insects, monitoring methods and identification. Meet in Teaching Room 5 (TR5), The Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull.

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Sunday
23 February
10:00

Note change of venue
North Cave Wetlands

Meet in the car park, Dryham Lane.

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Tuesday
10 March
19:30

AGM & members evening

The AGM will be followed by members' presentations, if time allows. Meet in Teaching Room 5 (TR5), The Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull.

TA 077 317
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Saturday
28 March
10:00

Wheldrake Ings

Meet in the car park at Bank Island next to the main road. A walk connecting the hides along the Derwent mainly looking at waders and wildfowl. It can be very muddy most years.

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Tuesday
31 March
19:30

Note change of date
Ferns- more interesting than you might think!

A talk by Yvonne Golding. Meet in Teaching Room 5 (TR5), The Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull.

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Sunday
26 April
10:00

Allerthorpe

Meet on the main street between the church and the pub. A circular walk, taking in the YWT reserve.

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Tuesday
5 May
18:30

Burton Bushes

Meet at the Westwood. There is roadside parking opposite the main racecourse building.

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Saturday
9 May
10:00

Raincliffe Wood

Meet at the car park. Travelling from East Ayton, this is found shortly after turning right at the top end of Forge Valley, heading toward Scalby.

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Tuesday
12 May
18:30

Welton Top

Meet on Wauldby Road just south of the stables at the gated entrance to the public footpath.

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Saturday
16 May

YNU vc61 meeting - Flamborough

Meet at the visitor centre near South Landing. Please confirm date and details on YNU website.

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Tuesday
19 May
18:30

Hotham

Meet on the main street near the church for a walk north along Denton Lane.

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Tuesday
26 May
18:30

Priory Road

Meet at the lay-by, north of the police station for a walk round the fields.

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Tuesday
2 June
18:30

Hedon Road, Hull

Meet at the junction of Lee Smith Street and the old Hedon Road, A1033. There is the Sportsman pub at the corner of this junction. We will walk east and explore towards the cemetery and beyond, depending on time.

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Sunday
7 June
10:00

Bratt Wood

Meet at the beginning of the track Bratt Lane, at its junction with Lowfield Lane and Butt Lane, north-west of Nunburnholme.

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Tuesday
9 June
18:30

Newbald Becksies

Meet at the YWT reserve.

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Tuesday
16 June
18:30

Risby

Meet at the lay-by next to the wood on Dunflat Road, just east of the entrance to the fishing ponds.

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Tuesday
23 June
18:30

Lockington

Meet near the church.

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Shropshire weekend - Ludlow

Friday
26 June
13.30

We intend to meet just after lunch at Ludlow Castle entrance. We will to do the “Bread Walk”, starting at the castle entrance, which may take in the Whitcliffe Common reserve. There is the option to look round the castle for those arriving early- admission details on line, and you can get lunch there if you wish. Evening option to meet up for food and drink.

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Saturday
27 June
10:00

We will travel to an area of dry and wet heath at the Shropshire W.T. reserves of Catherton Common and Cramer Gutter. Meet 10am on the roadside at SO 643 784. Packed lunch today with evening meal in Ludlow.

SO 643 784
Sunday
28 June

On Sunday morning we may visit part of the Wyre Forest before returning home. A decision will be made on Saturday by those on the trip. More details will be posted as the time approaches.

Tuesday
30 June
18:30

Londesborough

Meet at Londesborough Church.

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Tuesday
7 July
18:30

Figham

Meet in Woodmansey at the King Street - Shopeth Way junction.

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Saturday
11 July
10:00

Farndale

Park at the old roadside quarry at the top of the hill above Park Farm. Travelling from Lowna or Gillamoor, north on Daleside Road, it is on the left just before the track to Harland Farm.

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Tuesday
14 July
18:30

Arram

Meet on Chapel Garth.

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Tuesday
21 July
18:30

Beverley Beck

Meet at Beverley Beck end, as it joins the River Hull.

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Tuesday
28 July
Tuesday

Cherry Burton

Meet in Cherry Burton at the pond.

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Tuesday
4 August
18:30

Oak Road

Meet at the junction of Beresford Avenue and Oak Road.

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Saturday/Sunday
8 or 9 August
10:00

Big Dale

Meet near the pond at Burdale. SUNDAY will be the default, unless the weather forecast suggests Saturday will be a significantly better day. Check website and any emails near the time.

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Tuesday
11 August
18:30

Paul Holme Strays

Meet at the reserve car park.

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Tuesday
18 August
18:30

Skidby

Meet opposite the entrance to the mill at the end of Mill Road.

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Tuesday
25 August
18:30

Humber Bridge

Meet at the old mill next to the Humber for a walk along the foreshore.

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Saturday
5 September
10:00

Hollym Carr

Meet at Hollym church. We will visit this small reserve. If the site visit is quite short we will move on to Kilnsea for the afternoon.

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Tuesday
15 September
19:30

Planning meeting for 2021

Meet in Teaching Room 2 (TR2), The Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull.

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Sunday
11 October
10:00

Alkborough Flats

Meet in the car park at the bottom of the hill at the Flats. Follow Prospect Lane shortly after passing the church.

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Saturday
7 November
10:00

Nut Wood

Meet near the entrance. Roadside parking.

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Tuesday
1 December
19:30

Indoor meeting

Meet in Teaching Room 2 (TR2), The Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull.

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Saturday
12 December
10:00

Hull Museums

Meet in the car park near to the junction of Tower Street and Citadel Way. Lunch at a pub.

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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

Sometimes members will create online photo albums of our excursions. Clicking the camera icon will open this external website in a new browser tab.


Grid references

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Hovering over "what3words" with display a three word reference defining the meeting point to within 3 metres using the what3words Ltd. system. Clicking will open their website in a new tab and show an aerial photograph of the area.

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