Friends of Hagg Wood
Events Programme - Autumn 2019
This is a chance to take part in a commemorative tree planting in Dalby Forest to celebrate the Forestry Commission’s 100th anniversary, and visit the impressive celebratory sculpture by award-winning artist Rachel Whiteread, as well as joining the Gruffalo walking trail. If you would like to come, please contact Linda on 489127 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further details, and come with sturdy footwear and suitable outdoor clothes for a day in the forest.
Sergeant Stuart Grainger, Wildlife Crime Officer with the North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Task Force, will be giving us a presentation on bird of prey and other wildlife crime. The presentation will include recent cases and show how you can help, what to look out for, and how to report a suspected wildlife crime to police. Stuart has over 23 years’ experience with North Yorkshire Police. Meet at 8pm in Dunnington Reading Room. Admission is free to members, non-members £1.50.
Friday 8th November - Visit to the Yorkshire Arboretum
The Yorkshire Arboretum at Castle Howard prides itself in being “a glorious 120 acre garden of trees from across the globe …a stunning landscape of parkland, lakes and ponds .. the backdrop for a collection of more than 6,000 trees from around the world” ( http://www.yorkshirearboretum.org/). This is a chance to explore this magnificent collection at a leisurely pace with the intention of seeing many of the trees in their glorious Autumn colours. We will meet at Dunnington Reading Room at 10am to car share and drive to the Arboretum, where parking is free and admission to the Arboretum is £6.35 for adults (or £7 with a Gift Aid donation).The Arboretum Café will be open for refreshments.