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    Friends of Hagg Wood   

  (Dunnington, York)  

EVENTS PROGRAMME - SPRING 2008

Tuesday 26 February  -    The Wildlife of Dunnington

A 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 (map reference SE699677) at 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

 Barry 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 Meeting

 Following 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. 

3rd Fridays February to June -  Friday Walks

Monthly escorted walks (on Fridays 15 February, 21 March, 18 April, 16 May, 20 June 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. 

Woodland Working Parties  -  Conservation in Action

These will be held on the mornings of Saturdays 9 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.

 

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