October - Fungal Foray
Local botanist Findley Cooke will lead an exploration
in Hagg Wood of fungae to be found in the wood at this time of the year.
Meet at 3pm next to the Community Woodland Noticeboard at the entrance
to the Wood at the end of Intake Lane. Wear wellies or stout shoes.
21st October - Visit to Castle Howard Arboretum
Meet at the Reading Room car park at 11.15am for a drive
to Welburn for lunch at 12 noon at the Crown and Cushion, which has a
reputation for good food, before going on to the Castle Howard Arboretum
at 2.30pm. Alternatively meet at the entrance to the Castle Howard
Arboretum at 2.30pm. Entrance is £4.50 for adults. Let David know on
488674 if you need a lift and/or would like a vegetarian lunch.
Wednesday 5th December - Alien Species
Dr Niall Moore of the
Central Science Laboratory at Sand Hutton, and local Dunnington
resident, will be giving an illustrated talk on alien species of flora
and fauna that have been invading the UK, and the threats that these may
pose to our native species. Only earthlings may attend this meeting! 8pm
in the Reading Room. Admission free to members, non-members
,£1.50, Refreshments 50p.
September - November Friday Walks
Monthly escorted walks (on
Fridays 21st September, 19th October and 16th
November, weather permitting) at 2pm at the Intake Lane entrance to
the Wood. Phone Linda on 489127 if you need a lift or if the weather is
bad. Wear wellies or stout shoes.
Working Parties - Conservation in Action
will be held on the mornings of
Saturdays 8th September, 13th October, 3rd
November, and 1st December,
so do put these dates in your diary. Meet at 10am at the Hagg Farm end
of Intake Lane. Bring gloves if you can, and wear stout shoes or wellies.
We have plenty of useful things to do in the Wood, so we would be very
pleased if you can join us.