26 February - The Wildlife of Dunnington
photographic revelation of our local wildlife from our local expert
ornithologist, Terry Weston, by kind invitation of the Dunnington
Conservation Group, 7.30pm at the Reading Room. Entrance is free.
Wednesday 27 February - Restoring Ancient Woodlands
An illustrated talk
by Alistair Crosby of the Woodland Trust. Reading Room at 8pm.
Admission is free to members, to non-members £1.50 and refreshments 50p.
Sunday 4 May - Visit to Bulmer Hag
Meet at the Reading Room car park at 11.30am for a drive to Sheriff
Hutton for lunch at 12 noon at the Highwayman Inn, before parking in
Bulmer to start our walk to Bulmer Hag at 2.30pm. Alternatively meet at
the Highwayman Inn, Sheriff Hutton at 12 noon or near the church in the
centre of Bulmer
2.30 pm. Bring stout shoes or wellies. Let David know on 488674 by 2 May
if you need a lift and/or are coming to the lunch so that he can book a
place for you.
Thursday 22 May - Exploring Our Hedgerows
Wright, who has recently carried out his expert survey of the local
hedgerows around the medieval village of Scoreby, will lead an evening
exploratory walk along the hedgerows of Intake Lane. Meet by the
Children’s Playground in Intake Lane at 6.30pm.
Wednesday 28 May - Natural World of the Lower Derwent & Annual General
our AGM, Craig Ralston, of Natural England, will be giving an
illustrated talk on his work on improving the natural environment of the
Lower Derwent Valley that lies close to Dunnington. Admission is free to
members, to non-members £1.50, and refreshments 50p.
Fridays February to June - Friday Walks
escorted walks (on
15 February, 21 March, 18 April, 16 May, 20 June
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
Woodland Working Parties - Conservation in Action
will be held on the mornings of
February, 8 March, 19 April, 10 May and 14 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.