|Noel Allen called a meeting of seven people at Spinneys, Bossington Lane (home of Mike Barbee) to discuss advisability and practicability of forming a Society to study and enjoy the Natural History of Exmoor.
|These same seven (see People section) held the first meeting of the Executive Committee at Stile, Wootton Courtenay (the home of Miss J.F. Cochrane) (see History section).
|Inaugural Meeting of Exmoor Natural History Society at Church Hall, Bancks Street, Minehead. 44 members present and more enrolled (see History section).
|First Day Walk from Robbers Bridge up Weir Water and down Chalk Water. Leader: Miss Joan Cochrane.
|First Half-day Walk from Chetsford Bridge to Nutscale. Leader: Mr Frank Frisby.
|First indoor Winter Meeting at Church Hall, Bancks Street, Minehead. There was a review of the ten Summer Walks illustrated by colour slides taken by Noel Allen, plus sound recordings by Bernard Gillette. An average of 25 members attended each walk. Tea, coffee and biscuits were served at 5p per cup.
|First Annual General Meeting (at Church Hall Bancks Street, Minehead) A letter from Major Courage on the National Trust at Holnicote Estate suggested that we may like to provide bird nest boxes in Horner Woods.
|First issue of Exmoor Naturalist Magazine.
|Venue for indoor meetings changed to Further Education Centre, Middle Street, Minehead as we had outgrown Church Hall.
|Membership had reached 100+
|First ten nest boxes put up in Horner Woods (Cloutsham to Horner).
|Mr C.E.J. Oxenham headed a group which included Mr N. V. Allen, The Misses B & K. Staddon, Miss O Russell, Mr F. Porter, and Mr F. Frisby who walked the Parks Walk, Minehead every month for a year to record the wildlife with a view to producing The Parks Walk Nature Trail booklet (1st edition) in conjunction with John Grooms Association for the disabled.
|Special meeting of the Executive Committee at Oare Village Hall, to discuss offer from Trustees of Village Hall headed by Dr J. Gardham of Oare. This was the use of the Hall rent-free provided certain responsibilities were complied with.
|Special meeting at Spinneys, Bossington Lane, to agree points and opening date for Oare Village Hall Project (Malmsmead Centre).
|500 copies of Flowers of Exmoor a provisional duplicated check-list. Cost £75 to retail 20 p each.
|First annual service for Society at Oare Church conducted by Rev. Matthews.
|Parks Walk Nature Trail booklet (1st edition) published.
|2nd Revised edition Flowers of Exmoor published by Alcombe Books.
|First Autumn Newsletter distributed.
|First annual service at Oare Church.
|Pied Flycatcher design by Alison South selected as Society’s logo and badge.
|Official opening of Treborough Woods Nature Trail (created by Society) by Rt Rev John Bickersteth, Bishop of Bath & Wells.
|Tenth Anniversary Dinner at Stenners Restaurant, Minehead
|Warren Wild Flower management agreement made with Minehead Town Council in agreement with Butlins Holiday Camp.
|Wildlife recording cards introduced.
|Awarded £100 third prize from European Year of the Environment for entry of The Flora and Fauna of Exmoor National Park a check-list (1st edition).
|Entered into management agreement for Woodcock Gardens with landowner Dr D.C. Gibbs.
|20th Anniversary. New edition of The Flora and Fauna of Exmoor Nationa Park published by Exmoor Books.
|A number of dormouse nest-boxes erected at Woodcock Gardens.
|First Sorbus trees planted by Malcolm Scott at Luckbarrow, West Luccombe.
|Exmoor National Park Conservation Award received for work at Woodcock Gardens.
|Computerization of our accumulated wildlife records began.
|Noel Allen received MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to nature conservation on Exmoor.
|25th Anniversary Dinner at Foxes Hotel, Minehead. So popular there had to be two sittings of 60 each time.
|25th Anniversary Walk in Parks Walk, Minehead to correspond with publication of 2nd edition of Parks Walk Nature Trail booklet.
|Noel Allen created Life President
|Noel Allen received Samuel Foss Conservation Award presented at the Exmoor Society A.G.M. in Dulverton.
|Publication of the Bryophyte Atlas of Exmoor National Park.
|Computerisation of backlog of our wildlife records completed.
|Questionnaire sent to all members. Results published in Exmoor Naturalist No. 30 Spring 2004.
|30th Anniversary Luncheon held at Raleghs Cross Inn.
|Photographic competition introduced for Members.
|Agreement with SERC that ENHS Records may be used on National Biological Network on the Internet.
|Membership reached 504 in total
|ENHS became a Registered Charity No.1108445
|ENHS received Luckbarrow as bequest from Mr John Robbins.
|The property at Luckbarrow, West Luccombe handed over to ENHS.
|Malmsmead Natural History Centre closes.
|Porlock Weir Natural History Centre opens.
|AFM meeting moved from Minehead to Bossington Methodist Church.
|51 members attended our 40th Anniversary Luncheon at Foxes Hotel in Minehead.
|We conducted a survey of Hawcombe Woods for ENPA.
|Ruth Hyett appointed Chair and Michael Hankin as President.
|Woodcock Gardens changed hands and new owner, Sylvia Arscott sactioned our continued involvement with nest boxes etc.
|No meetings held after March due to Covid 19 Pandemic.