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Trip Report North Loughton Valley Park and area, 1st June 2021 - Joe Clinch

TRIP REPORT NORTH LOUGHTON VALLEY PARK AND AREA, 1ST JUNE 2021 - JOE CLINCH

Above: Bee Orchid Welcome back! The Society's last outdoor event was on Sunday afternoon 2 nd February 2020 at the Floodplain Forest...

CHURCHES COUNT ON NATURE 5-13TH JUNE 2021

St Lawrence's, Church Stretton, Shropshire Jenny Mercer has drawn our attention to the following event which will take place from...

 
 
 

OTMOOR IN SPRING: A VIRTUAL TOUR - A TALK BY LINDA MURPHY

Linda Murphy's talk to members - Otmoor in Spring: a virtual tour - is now available to view by clicking on the link below hWJd698LiUor3Vp1X/view?usp=sharing During...

SPRING 2021: WILDLIFE IN THE LOCAL AREA - TONY WOOD

Ruddy Shelduck flying between Little Linford Wood and Hanslope in March During the first three months of this year we, and of course...

 
 
 

WILDLIFE FROM HOME - A TALK BY SUE HETHERINGTON ON TUESDAY 11TH MAY

Sue Hetherington's talk to members - Wildlife from Home - is available to view via Zoom by clicking on the link below and entering...

INTRODUCTION TO INVERTEBRATES WITH BRIAN EVERSHAM 12 MAY

Discover the diversity and importance of invertebrates and learn how to identify them BCN Wildlife Trust are offering an online event...

 
 
 

ART COMPETITION LAUNCHED TO HIGHLIGHT THE PLIGHT OF THE NATION'S FLOODPLAIN MEADOWS

A floodplain meadow in bloom Budding artists of all ages are being asked to take part in a national arts and crafts competition to...

THE WILLOW TIT: BRITAIN'S FASTEST DECLINING BIRD - A TALK BY PAUL BELLAMY ON TUESDAY 13TH APRIL

Paul Bellamy's talk to members - The Willow Tit: Britain's fastest declining bird - is available to view via Zoom by clicking on the...

 
 
 
Roy's Reminiscences - Roy Maycock, MKNHS President

ROY'S REMINISCENCES - ROY MAYCOCK, MKNHS PRESIDENT

I have been asked by several committee members if I would write an article for the website about the paths my life has taken and the...

“YOUR FOREST”

The following information may be of interest about a new project about urban forests, woodlands and parks, which an organisation called...

 
 
 

A BOOK RECOMMENDATION FROM BUCKS FUNGUS CLUB

The following notice was sent recently to Bucks Fungus Club members, forwarded here in case it's of interest to MNHS members: “As I...

MARCH 2021 MAGPIE DIGEST PUBLISHED

The latest issue of our society newsletter ‘The Magpie' is a digest of Member's News items put together by Julie Lane, which can be...

 
 
 

PLANTLIFE'S 2021 GREAT BRITISH WILDFLOWER HUNT

If you'd like to increase your confidence in identifying wildflowers, why not consider signing up for the 2021 Plantlife Great British...

EARTH OPTIMISM: 26 MARCH - 4 APRIL 2021

An online event aimed at those of you who'd like some positive news, which comprises a number of public events available through the...

 
 
 

BOOKS RECOMMENDED DURING THE MEMBERS' BOOK EVENING ON MARCH 16TH 2021

Another bumper crop for your ‘birthday' lists from our latest book evening. Happy reading! Flight Identification of European Passerines...

Online Events from BCN Wildlife Trust

ONLINE EVENTS FROM BCN WILDLIFE TRUST

Below are brief details of two potentially interesting online events coming up, both available through the BCN website: BCN Events...

 
 
 

SHARKS IN BRITISH WATERS - A TALK BY PAUL COX ON TUESDAY 9TH MARCH

Paul Cox's talk to members - Sharks in British Waters - is available to view via Zoom by clicking on the link below and entering the...

BMERC Annual Recorders' Seminar: Sat 13th March

BMERC ANNUAL RECORDERS' SEMINAR: SAT 13TH MARCH

BMERC Annual Recorders' Seminar: Home is where the Wildlife is Saturday, 13th March 2021 - 10:00 to 16:30 and will be held online using...

 
 
 

HS2 - AN ITEM OF BETTER NEWS

Architect's impression of how the HS2 rail tunnel will be integrated with the Colne Valley Western Slopes. (Photograph: Courtesy of...

The State of Britain's Larger Moths 2021

THE STATE OF BRITAIN'S LARGER MOTHS 2021

The report on The State of Britain's Larger Moths 2021 is now available from Butterfly Conservation. It summarises current knowledge...

 
 
 



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