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Stort Watch Forest Nature

Events & activities

Saturday 8th April.

Rowney Wood.

Forestry Commission and Essex Wildlife Trust Wood. Spring flowers.

Meet 2:30 PM .TL 574338 .Roadside parking opposite the entrance to Carver Barracks.

Leader Bob Reed.

Friday 28th April.

Evening visit to Stansteadbury Farm.

A great opportunity to see how a commercial farm can also be managed for wildlife.

6:30 PM TL  4014311080 .The site is private and the entrance is hazardous. Essential to contact the leader for details if intending to come.

Leader Bob Reed.

Friday May 5th.

Evening walk along the River Ash and Sidehill Wood. Much Hadham.

Meet Much Hadham church TL4295819648.  6:30 PM.

Saturday 20th May. Fulbourn Nature Reserve and Fleam Dyke for butterflies.

TL 426557.Meet at 11 AM. Stonebridge Lane. CB21 5BW. Bring picnic lunch.

Leader Jim Fish.

Sunday 4th June.

The Annual Big Forest Bird Watch.

Meet at the main entrance at 7:30 AM. Please let us know if you are planning to attend and help to continue this valuable study.

Leader: Chris Swan.

Friday 23rd June.

Hatfield Forest for Bats and Glowworms.

Meet main entrance 8 PM. Please bring a torch and insect repellent.

Leader: Bob Reed.

Saturday 8th July.  

Walk along the Flitch Way. Park at Kearsley Airways

TL 53245  21459 on the old A120. 2:30 PM.

Leader: Bob Reed.

Saturday 29th July.

Pond dipping at Stansteadbury Farm.

TL 4014311080 .We have been invited to assess the beneficial effects of the River restoration work carried out on the backwater by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.

Meet 2:30 PM at the farm.

Leader Bob Reed.

August 26th.

River Walk along the River Lea from Stansted Abbots.

Park in the main car park at Stansted Abbots 11.00am.

We shall follow the circular walk to RSPB Rye Meads. Bring a picnic lunch.

Leader Jim Fish.

September 9th and 10th.

Hatfield Forest Wood Fest.

Please volunteer to come and man our stand to publicise Forest Nature as well as help out with a children's wildlife activity.

Contact Bob Reed.

Friday and Saturday 22nd and 23rd September.

Small mammal trapping at Hatfield Forest.

Meet at 6:30 PM Friday main car park to set traps, return 9 AM Saturday to check catch.

Leader: Bob Reed.

Some events are weather dependent these include butterflies and dragonflies. If you are interested in going on one of these interesting visits then please leave your details with either the contact given or the Chairman. Final dates and venues will be forwarded to you when a decision has been made.

If interested in any event please leave contact details with Chairman. 01279 600726.

If you are intending to come to any meeting please contact the leader in advance for information and numbers so that we know who to expect.

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