Toad Patrollers and anyone interested in toads are invited to a summit at Meeting House, York Street, Bath, BA1 1NG from 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm on Saturday 26 January 2019. For further info visit https://bit.ly2UyrlVX or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 5 December 2018 – CVWG AGM update
Joshua Harris, local wildlife photographer and aspiring cameraman, will be giving an illustrated talk tonight at the AGM at Swallow (see CVWG events page for directions).
Seasonal refreshments (mulled wine/juice & mince pies) from 7.30pm, followed by short AGM and talks by Diana Walker and Joshua Harris. No charge.
There will be seasonal refreshments (mulled wine/juice & mince pies) from 7.30pm at Swallow on 5th December, followed by short AGM. Then Diana will be talking about her wildlife encounters during the year. Please also bring along your own photos from the past year. Direction to Swallow are at the bottom of the CVWG Events programme.
The 2017 Avon bird report is now out. It is available from Harvey Rose for £11.50 (includes postage) at Arncliffe, Coast Road, Walton Bay, Clevedon, BS21 7FW. Cheques should be made out to ‘AOG’.
The Woodland Trust are not able to provide a speaker as planned, unfortunately, and it has not been possible to find a replacement external speaker. However, Helena Crouch, the North Somerset Recorder for Flora, has very kindly agreed to provide us with a talk on Flora of the Cam Valley. Thanks to Helena, for coming to the rescue!
Coffee & cake from 7.30pm, talk at 8pm.
Venue: SWALLOW, Old Engine House, Old Pit Road, Midsomer Norton, BA3 4BQ
CVWG is hosting a talk about the wildlife of the Somerset Coal Canal tonight at Swallow, Missomer Norton. Coffee & cake from 7.30pm, talk at 8pm. Members £2, (non-members £3) For details and directions to Swallow, see https://cvwg.org.uk/cam-valley-wildlife-group-events/events-programme/
CVWG is hosting a talk, “Standing up for Trees” by Owen Rogers of Woodland Trust, at Swallow on Wednesday 14th November at 7.30 pm (see https://cvwg.org.uk/cam-valley-wildlife-group-events/events-programme/).
Timsbury Natural History Society is hosting a talk at the Conygre Hall Monday 19th November about a birding journey through Spain. See https://cvwg.org.uk/cam-valley-wildlife-group-events/ for details.
The Cam Valley Wildlife Group Events Programme for September 2018 to March 2019 is now available on our website.
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An updated membership form is available on our website homepage for download
Interested in evening botany walks? We have a varied programme of weekly walks , available on our website to view or download.
The spring 2018 newsletter is now out and the Winter newsletterhttps://cvwg.org.uk/cam-valley-wildlife-group-newsletter/ has been posted on our website – a mixture of business and pleasure including an AGM report and a Spring Mining bee identification piece
Talk with live bats followed by a walk with bat detectors around Wellow village finishing at a greater and lesser horseshoe roost, for the Festival of Nature and the Avon Bat Group. 26th of May at 7pm. Contact Jo McKerr – Mob: 07957 246150; Tel: 01225 833748; email@example.com
The Cam Valley Wildlife Group Events programme for April to September is now available on our website
The Cam Valley Wildlife Group Winter newsletter 2018 is out and the Autumn 2017 newsletter is now available on our website.
Our first talk of the season is on Wednesday 21st February at 7.30 pm for 8.00 pm at SWALLOW – a talk by Dan Cragg of Bristol Zoo on the Zoo’s conservation work. For details, see our Events programme
Saturday 27th January: PORTLAND/WEYMOUTH HARBOUR, Dorset. Joint RSPB/Bath Nats Coach Trip. Booking is essential, by coach booking form and pre-payment. For details, see the Bath Nats website at http://www.bathnats.org.uk
2018 New Year’s Day Walk
Leader: Diana Walker
Meet: 2 pm at the entrance to Grovewood Road, Haydon, Radstock, BA3 3QZ
A gentle walk from Haydon into Radstock and along the valley to Haydon Batch, then back to Diana’s house for tea and cakes at about 3.30 pm. The route will be a bit muddy so she recommends that you wear boots and have a walking stick might be helpful. The steepest part of the walk will be down hill from Haydon
Contact: Diana Walker on 01761 433688 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Why not check out the natural history books for sale in our Spring newsletter, just posted? The list includes “collectables”. Proceeds go to the group.
If you are attending the supper and bat evening at Judy’s in Welton, don’t forget to tell Judy now so she knows how many to cater for!