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Please remember that these are natural history walks when we aim to look at birds, flowers, insects, etc. For this reason members are requested to stay near the walk leaders unless agreed otherwise. No dogs. Meetings from Porlock Weir Centre start at SS864478 in Porlock Weir Car Park and those from Luckbarrow at SS893461.
Indoor meetings for talks are held at the Minehead Methodist Church Hall, The Avenue (just below the old hospital, opposite the Co-op).

Weds 4 April.

10am - 4pm
.

ENPA BIG ADVENTURE DAY at Frogmore Car Park

on Haddon Hill.
SS969285.  Please visit our stall

and bring your young friends and relations
.
 

 

Tues 10 April

10am - noon.

 LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUPCarol will explain some


more Botanical Terms.
 

   Sat. 28 April

   2.30pm
.

 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING at Bossington Methodist

Church ( SS898477) Followed by tea & biscuits.
 
Nominations for the Committee to be with the Secretary

at least 28 days before the AGM.
 

 Weds. 2 May

1.30pm.

PORLOCK WEIR CENTRE OPENS FOR SUMMER SEASON. 

 Thurs. 3 May

5.30 AM note

the time!

 

DAWN CHORUS WALK.  Meet at Webbers Post
(
SS902439). 

 

Followed by breakfast at Luckbarrow for which there will
be a small fee.  Please contact the Secretary, Carol Giddens:
 Leader: Roger Butcher

 Sun. 6 May.

3.00 pm.
 

 The Society's anual service at OARE CHURCH. 

Please bring cakes/sandwiches to share for the tea at the

Rectory following the service, by kind invitation of the

Rector, Colin Burke.

 

Tues. 8 May


10 am - noon

 

LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP:

Pond dipping in the garden with Lisa Thomas to help

us with using microscopes to identify our finds.

 

 Thurs 17 May

2pm - 4pm


 

First nature walk of the season from Porlock Weir Centre.
 
Open for members of ENHS and the public.

 

Tues 22 May

9.30am-4pm

 

 ENPA Wildlife Forum at Exford.

 See ENPA publicity website to book.

 Weds 30 May

10 am-4 pm

ENPA Big Adventure Day:

At Nutcombe Bottom.  Please visit our stall and bring your

young friends and relaions.


 

Tues 12 June

10am-noon


 

LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP: 

A field trip in connection with Plantlife's S.W. Woodlands Project

 Sat. 16 June

10.30am

Meet at Webbers Post (SS902439) for bird walk to see Redstarts, Pied Flycathcers and other birds.  Bring packed lunch.

This will be taken at a slow pace.  Leaders: BRIAN & SHEILA COULSON.

Thurs 21 June 

2.00 pm-4.00 pm

 

 Nature Walk from Porlock Weir Centre.

 Open to ENHS members and the public.
 

Sat 30 June

11am.

Cliff Walk to Hunters Inn and back to view nesting sea birds.  Bring packed lunch.

Meet at roadside car park SS676486 above Martinhoe Mannor.

Weds 4 July

7.00pm

 


 

Meet at LUCKBARROW for our traditional

SAUSAGE SIZZLE. 

There will be a small charge of £2.50 each.  Please book with the Secretary by 11 am Monday 2nd July.  There will probably be an optional walk afterwards at about 9pm to listen for Nightjars 

Tues 10 July

10 am - noon

LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP

 Julia Newman to lead us in a furter look at methods of seed dispersal in plants.

Sat 14 July

10.30am

Meet at County Gate car park (SS793486) for a botanical walk on Devonshire side.  Bring packed lunch.

Leader: ROB HODGSON

Thurs. 19 July

2 pm - 4 pm

Nature walk from Porlock Weir Centre.

Open for ENHS members and the public

Sat. 4 Aug.

10 am

Meet at Ashcombe car park Simonsbath (SS773394) for a walk along the river Barle for butterflies and other wild life.  Bring packed luch.

Leader: Ruth Hyett

Tues 14 Aug.

10am - noon

LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP:

"Looking at leaves" and other parts of plants through the mciroscope with Dr Lisa Thomas 

Thurs. 16 Aug

2pm - 4pm

 

Nature Walk from Porlock Wier Centre.

Open for ENHS members and the public

Sat 18th Aug.

10.00 am
Meet at lay-by NE of Larkbarrow Corner (SS827417) to walk to the site of LARBARROW FARM to admire the views and enjoy the peace of the Ancient Forest of Exmoor.  Weather permitting we will continue and explore the upper reaches of Bagworty Water below Great Tom's Hill.  Bring packed lunch.
Thurs. 20 Sept

2pm - 4pm

Nature Walk from our Porlock Weir Centre.

Opent to ENHS members and to the public

September

DURING SEPTEMBER WE WILL BE CHECKING BIRD NEST BOXES AT VARIOUS SITES INCLUDING HORNER WOODS, HAWK COMBE, WOODCOCK GARDENS.  WE NEED HELP WITH THIS - PLEASE PHONE THE SECRETARY IF YOU CAN GIVE A HAND.

 

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