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    Friends of Hagg Wood   

  (Dunnington, York)  

                                               EVENTS PROGRAMME - AUTUMN 2009       

Sunday 23rd August  -   Breathing Places Celebrations 

Join us for our celebrations from 2pm to 4.30pm in the Wood near the Intake Lane entrance. For details see the Autumn  2009 Newsletter.

Friday 28th August / Thursday 3rd September -  Pocklington Canal Trip

Meet at the landing stage at the cut to the canal down from the Melbourne Arms, Melbourne at 6pm prompt for the barge trip, or meet at the Dunnington Reading Room car park at 5.15pm beforehand. Numbers are limited on each trip, so please book your place beforehand with David on (01904-) 488674 by Monday 24th August and let him know if you need a lift. A donation by each trip member of £5 to the Pocklington Canal Preservation Society who organise the barge trip is suggested. The trip lasts about 2.5 hours, so bring refreshments or a picnic with you if you wish. 

Sunday 18th October   -   Fungal Foray       

      

Meet at 2pm at the Intake Lane entrance to Hagg Wood for an Autumnal Fungal Foray  to investigate the mysteries of the fungi that can be found in the wood at this time of year.

Wednesday 25th November  -  Holgate Windmill  

An illustrated talk by Helen Hoult and Richard Green on the history of Holgate Windmill and its restoration by the Holgate Windmill Preservation Society. Meet at the Reading Room at 8pm. Admission is free to members, non-members £1.50, and refreshments 50p.

Sunday 10th January  -  New Year Lunch 

Join us for our New Year celebrations for lunch at the Dunnington Sports Club at 1.30pm. The precise menu and cost will be available later, but if you would like to come, please let David know on (01904-) 488674 by 17th December. There will also be a New Year walk in Hagg Wood at 12 noon before the lunch, meeting by the children’s play area in Intake Lane. 

Friday Afternoons - Hedgerow Survey  

Meet at 5 Church Lane, Dunnington at 2pm on Fridays. Phone Linda on 489127 to check details. 

Woodland Working Parties  -   Conservation in Action

These will be held on the mornings of Saturdays 12th September, 17th October (no brushcutters), 31st October, 14th November and 5th 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.

 

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