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Scheduled WORK PARTIES

 

3rd Sunday of month; Mardley Heath Friends

Meet at car park 10am, Sue Stephens 01438 814557

4th Sunday of month; Tewinbury SSSI

Meet HMWT car park on farm drive 9.30am

Contact Robin Cole 01438813403.

3rd Thursday of month; Friends of Danesbury LNR

Meet at the Fernery field, Welwyn AL6 9RD

Contact John Roper 07910 311589

HMWT LOCAL GROUP

Contact Claudia Harflett 07754145029


WELWYN NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY
meets 8pm at Welwyn Civic Centre AL6 9ER

President: Richard D
arby; Secretary: Janet Adderley; Chairman: Sue Stephens
Committee: Isabel Darby, Claudia Harflett, Robin Cole, Judith Watson
Contact: welwynnhs@gmail.com or 07884946565


Our Next Meeting: 24th April

Surely we have all heard about Danesbury Fernery? But do we know its history? This evening will give us the best insight ever into how and why it all happened! 

Definitely not to be missed - John Roper

will be expecting to see you...

Back in the small hall at the Civic Centre: 8pm as usual. 
  
 

2024/5 Programme

2024

Feb 28    Joint with Herts Natural History Society                                                                       The BEAVER Natural Flood Management Project           Sarah Brockless

Mar 27   My Life as a Naturalist                                                              Tom Gladwin 

Apr  24  The Restoration of Danesbury Fernery                                       John Roper  

May 22   Battling the Buzz: the impacts of insect declines on birds and bats.       

                                                                                                       Hannah Romanowski

June 26  Using the Smell of Bacteria to Tackle Acute Oak Decline   

                                                                                                                  Gareth Thomas 

Sept 25  Aren't Midges Great! Environmental Change Indicators Extraordinaire                                                                                                                          Steve Brooks

Oct 23   Riverfly Discoveries on the River Mimram in 2021 

              Part 2 The Yellow May Dun                                                            Robin Cole

Nov 27  The Impact of Bird Flu on our Wild Birds                       Prof Phil Atkinson

Dec 11  Light-hearted Quiz  and Christmas gathering

2025

Jan 22  AGM and members' evening: Photos, exhibits and short talks welcome

Feb 26  Joint with Herts Natural History Society                             

                        GERALD SALISBURY MEMORIAL LECTURE

Subscriptions: £15pa; visitors £5per meeting; children free

                              

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