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    Friends of Hagg Wood   

  (Dunnington, York)  

EVENTS PROGRAMME - SPRING 2007

Wednesday 28th February  -   Up the Wall!

 FHW member Tony Hudson will be giving an illustrated talk on the art of Dry Stone Walling, that has been part of the landscape of the Yorkshire Dales for centuries, but which now adds Tony to its recent converts. 8pm in the Reading RoomAdmission free to members, non-members £1.50, Refreshments 50p.

 Sunday 11th March  -   Planting for Wildlife

From 1.30pm to 3.30pm, we will be having a session planting tree and shrub saplings in the new area that will be cleared in the western corner of the Wood. Meet by the notice board at the entrance to the Wood at 1.30pm, or come along later.

Tuesday 27th March  -   Wildlife of the East Coast

 Meet at 7.30pm in the Reading Room for Terry Weston’s lavishly illustrated talk  (see Newsletter for further details).

Sunday 15th April   -  The Veteran Trees of Duncombe Park 

Meet at 11am at the Reading Room car park  (see Newsletter for further details).

 Wednesday 23rd May   -    Annual General Meeting & Medieval History of Hagg Wood

Following our AGM, the distinguished landscape historian, Stephen Moorhouse, will be giving a follow-up illustrated talk on his recent landscape survey in Hagg Wood and on  the medieval township of Scoreby. 8pm in the Reading RoomAdmission free to members, non-members ,£1.50, Refreshments 50p. 

3rd Fridays January - June     Friday Walks

Monthly escorted walks (on Fridays 19th January, 16th February, 16th  March, 20th April, 18th May, and 15th June, weather permitting) at 2pm at the Intake Lane entrance to the Wood. Phone 489127 if you need a lift or if the weather is bad. Wear wellies or stout shoes.

Woodland Working Parties -   Conservation in Action

These will be held on the mornings of Saturdays 20th January, 17th February, 3rd March, 31st March,   21st April, 12th May, 2nd June and 30th June, 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.

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