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The Hull Natural History Society

Programme > 2020

Programme of Events 2021

Tuesday
9 March
19:30

Annual General Meeting (by Zoom)

We were required by our Constitution to hold an AGM and this was conducted via video-conferencing.

Saturday
10 April
10:00

Wheldrake Ings

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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.
Leader: Andrew Chadwick.

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Sunday
25 April
10:00

Allerthorpe

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

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Tuesday
4 May
18:30

Burton Bushes

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

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Sunday
9 May

10:00

*** Note change of date ***
Raincliffe Wood

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In view of the poor weather forecast this meeting has been re-scheduled for Sunday rather than the originally planned Saturday.
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.
Leader: Richard Middleton

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Tuesday
11 May
18:30

Gleneagles Aquagreen

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A visit to the first of the seven Aquagreen sites which we are surveying this year.

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Loglands

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Second part of the evening, a visit to the old Hull tree nursery, now a nature reserve.

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Tuesday
18 May
18:30

Welton Top

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

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Saturday
22 May
10:30

YNU VC61 field meeting Flamborough

Meet in the lighthouse car park. In accordance with current COVID-19 regulations, the normally following indoor tea and reporting meeting will be conducted via Zoom.

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Tuesday
25 May
18:30

Wimpey Fields Aquagreen

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The second Aquagreen is potentially more interesting and backs on to the Hornsea Rail Trail so there should be plenty to look at. Meet on Howdale Road.

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Tuesday
1 June
18:30

Priory Road

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

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Tuesday
8 June
18:30

Willerby Carr Culvert Aquagreen

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*** new date ***
This Aquagreen was created by exposing Willerby Carr Dike which had previously run through a culvert . A community wood has been planted. Meet at the entrance on Coronation Road North.

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Sunday
13 June
10:00

Scoardale

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One of the many areas of Access Land near Millington with hopefully a good selection of chalk grassland species. Meet at Millington Wood car park.
Leader: John Killingbeck.
(Photo album by Helen Kitson.)

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Tuesday
15 June
18:30

Newbald Becksies

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Meet at the YWT reserve.

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Tuesday
22 June
18:30

Bristol Road Aquagreen

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*** new date ***
There is probably not a lot to see here so we will move on to Calvert Lane later. Meet initially in the north-eastern section of Bristol Road.

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Shropshire weekend - Ludlow

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(Report by Gabrielle Jarvis and others, photo album by Helen Kitson)

Friday
25 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
26 June
10:00

We will visit an area of wet and dry heath and marsh (Catherton Common) and valley mire (Cramer Gutter). Meet 10am on the roadside at SO 643 784. Packed lunch today with evening meal in Ludlow.

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Sunday
27 June

On Sunday morning we will visit Stretton Westwood Quarry, before returning home.

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Tuesday
29 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
6 July
18:30

Barbara Robson Aquagreen

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Although this is fairly large, it is mainly playing fields so we may also walk south down the Hornsea Rail Trail which passes through the site. Meet in the Sutton village car park.

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Saturday
10 July
10:00

Farndale

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This is a joint meeting with Ryedale Naturalists.
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.
Leader: Gabrielle Jarvis
Photo album: Africa Gómez

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Tuesday
13 July
18:30

Keyingham Quarry

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We have obtained permission to visit Keyingham Sand and Gravel Quarry which promises to be of interest from all sorts of aspects, not just natural history. The owner has agreed to spend time showing us round so please make an effort to attend.

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Tuesday
20 July
18:30

Lockington

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Meet near the church.

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Tuesday
27 July
18:30

Lambwath Stream Aquagreen

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Despite the name don't expect running water. If there is not a lot to be seen we can move on to the demolished housing area nearby or the woodland off Bellfield Avenue. Meet at the Ings Playing Field car park off Ings Road.

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Sunday
1 August
10:00

Aldbrough

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Park just before the road goes over the cliff. A circular walk along the coast to Cowden. There is a possibility of looking at Cowden itself if it is in Yorkshire Wildlife Trust ownership by then.
Leader: Africa Gómez.
Photo album: Helen Kitson

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Tuesday
3 August
18:30

Broomfleet Washlands

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Meet at the junction of Common Road and Carr Lane to walk down to the site, or there is limited parking on the site itself for those with strong suspension on their vehicle.

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Tuesday
10 August
18:30

Noddle Hill Green Squares Aquagreens

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We will look at this tiny Aquagreen first. Meet initially in Kestrel Avenue near Kingfisher Close.

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We will then move on to complete the evening at the near-by Noddle Hill Local Nature Reserve.

Tuesday
17 August
18:30

Leven Canal

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*** Note change of date ***
Meet at the junction of Sandholme Lane and Carr Lane.

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Tuesday
24 August
18:30

Hedon Road, Hull

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*** Note change of date ***
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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Tuesday
31 August
18:30

Tickton

Meet on Main Street in Tickton for a circular walk down Carr Lane to Weel Road and back via Hull Bridge.

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Saturday
11 September
10:00

Skeffling

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A variation on our usual trip to Spurn. Meet at the car park at the end of Humber Lane for a walk east towards Kilnsea.
Leader: Andrew Ashworth.

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Tuesday
28 September
19:30

Planning Meeting for 2022

The meeting to plan our programme for 2022 will be held in teaching room four in the Brynmor Jones Library at the University of Hull. The University still requires the use of masks in indoor spaces.

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Sunday
17 October
10:00

Skipwith Common

Hopefully there will be some fungi to see. Meet in the King Rudding Lane car park.
Leader: Helen Kitson.

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Saturday
6 November
10.00

Hornsea Mere

A circular walk to Hornsea Mere then back along Southorpe Road. Meet in Wassand Road.
Leader: Andrew Chadwick.

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Saturday
4 December
10:00

Filey Brigg

Meet at the entrance to the Country Park. A walk either to the Brigg, around the cliff tops and/or south along the beach. Fish and chip restaurant for lunch.
Leader: Africa Gómez.

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In accordance with our Safety Notice, each field trip will have a designated leader. For weekend trips the leader is shown in the programme. For Tuesday evening trips a leader will be elected from those who attend. If there is any doubt as to the meeting being cancelled due to bad weather, please contact the leader.


For more details, contact the Secretary, Andrew Chadwick, email: info@hullnats.org.uk

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