Workshops and Outdoor Activities Programme for 2019. Click here for full downloadable programme.

Lecture Programme for 2019-2020. Click here for full downloadable programme.

October 2019

12 (Saturday)

Lecture. The NatureHack Project - bringing new ecological monitoring techniques to land managers across Yorkshire. Speaker. Simon Pickles (North and East Yorkshire Ecological Data Centre). Location. Normanby Room, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby. Time. 14:00. Notes. Associated with the following workshop.

16 (Wednesday)

Workshop. Ecological monitoring techniques. Leader. Simon Pickles (North and East Yorkshire Ecological Data Centre). Location. Sleights Village Hall. Notes. Booking essential. Numbers limited. For more information, please contact Wendy English [wendy.english<at>btopenworld.com].

19 (Saturday)

Lecture. Sourcing Corydalis for the national collection. Speaker. Brian Whitton (University of Durham). Location. Normanby Room, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby. Time. 14:00.

26 (Saturday)

No lecture - Whitby Goth Weekend.

27 (Sunday)

Field meeting [rescheduled]. National Fungus Day Foray. Leader. Melanie Earle. Location. Ravenscar; meet at National Trust Visitors' Centre. Time. 10:30. Contact. Wendy English [wendy.english<at>btopenworld.com].

31 (Thursday)

Field meeting. Morning of conservation work. Location Upgang Ravine. Time. 10:00. Notes. The Club's annual grassland clearance on the bankside has resulted in clear improvement in the flora and dependent insects. Bring refreshments, tools and gardening gloves. Contact. Wendy English [wendy.english<at>btopenworld.com].

November 2019

2 (Saturday)

Lecture. 100 years of growing pains - changing attitudes in the Forestry Commission. Speaker. Brian Walker (Scarborough Field Naturalists). Location. Normanby Room, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby. Time. 14:00.

9 (Saturday)

Lecture. YNU Presidential Address: Seaweeds - the Cinderellas of the sea. Speaker. Jane Pottas (Whitby Naturalists' Club). Location. Normanby Room, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby. Time. 14:00. Notes. Jane is currently President of the Yorkshire Naturalists' Union [YNU]. At this meeting, therefore, the Club will host the YNU for their AGM, and their Presidential Address will also be our lecture.

16 (Saturday)

Lecture. Sparrows and people. Speaker. Amy-Jane Beer (Wildstory). Location. Normanby Room, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby. Time. 14:00.

23 (Saturday)

Lecture. Yorkshire's irreplaceable peatlands. Speaker. Matthew Snelling (Yorkshire Wildlife Trust & Yorkshire Peat Partnership). Location. Normanby Room, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby. Time. 14:00.

30 (Saturday)

Lecture. The natural history of NW Iceland. Speaker. Mike Bagshaw (Whitby Naturalists' Club). Location. Normanby Room, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby. Time. 14:00.

December 2019

7 (Saturday)

Lectures. Christmas round-up. Speaker. Various Recorders (Whitby Naturalists' Club). Location. Normanby Room, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby. Time. 14:00. Notes. With mince pies and mulled wine.


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