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Winter & Spring Programme 2017/2018

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 Oct.
7.30 pm.
An illustrated talk by Linzi Green of the Exmoor Pony Centre on the work of the Centre and the Moorland Mousie Trust.
Tues. 10 Oct.
10 am.
LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP. Robert Rycroft to tell us about Wood Ants.
Sat. 21 Oct.
2 pm.
FUNGUS FORAY led by Sian Parry our Fungi Recorder. Meet at Horner Car Park.  Fee for non NT members.
Weds. 25 Oct.
10 am to 4pm.
ENPA Big Adventure Day at Webbers Post. Please visit our Natural History stall and bring others.
Weds. 1 Nov.
7.30 pm.
An illustrated talk by Stephen Powles, Chariman Mid Devon Natural History Society entitled "In Pursuit of the Improbable".
Tues. 14 Nov.
10 am

 
LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP. Davod Newman will talk about Exmoor's Weather.
Sat. 25 Nov.
10 am.
Meet Roadside by Dunster Station for walk to Dunster Beach to see Winter Birds.  Leaders: Eddy & Avriel Allen.
Weds. 6 Dec.
7.30 pm

 
Social Evening at the Methodist Church Hall. Please bring refreshments for all to share in the interval.  Julia Newman and Cherrie Temple will show some more slides and there will be a Quiz in picture form from our Chairman. (NOTE: There will NOT be a bring and buy sale this year).
Tues. 12 Dec.
10 am.
LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP Christmas meeting. Please bring something to entertain us such as a quiz, story or natural history item.  We may even have some mince pies........
2018
Weds. 3 Jan
2.30pm Note  afternoon talk.
An illustrated talk by Ian Hart entitled "Natural History of Central America.
Tues 9 Jan.
10 am

 
LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP: Rachel Jones will tell us about the current Plantlife Project "Building Resiliance in the South West Woodlands".
Weds 7 Feb.
2.30pm (note time)
An illustrated talk by Steve Parker of Natural England called "Rewilding and Reintroductions - new approaches to nature conservation.
Tues. 13 Feb.
10 am
LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP.  Subject to be advised
Weds. 7 Mar.
7.30pm.
"How many People see the Stars as I do?" The Exmoor Society of Hope Bourne by Chris Chapman. A video and talk.
Tues. 13 Mar.
10 am
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LUCKBARROW STUDY GROUP. Roger Butcher to show slides and tell us about wildlife along the River Barle.
Sat. 28 Apr.
2.30pm
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING at Bossington Methodist Church (SS898477). Followed by tea and biscuits. Nominations for the Committee to be with the Secretary at least 28 days before the AGM.
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