Events

May

Wednesday 9th May 2018
Arrive at 10.15am for a prompt 10.30am start
Circular walk from Wendover Woods to Dancersend.
Join Inge Beck for this walk of approximately 6 miles from Wendover Woods to the BBOWT Dancersend Nature Reserve and back. Meet at the visitors centre in Wendover Woods (OS map ref. SU 906937). where there is a cafe and toilet facilities. There is a charge for the car park unless you have a Chiltern Society free parking voucher. Bring a packed lunch and something to drink as this will be an all day walk.
Contact Inge on 01628 482270 or 07575 929000 (mobile) for further information, or if you would prefer to attend a shorter walk that she is planning for a later date.

Sunday 20th May 2018 2.30-4.30pm
Spring walk at Holtspur Bank Local Nature Reserve*
This wildflower walk will be led by Derek Bourne. Park and meet by the scout hut in Cherry Tree Road, off Holtspur Top Lane (OS map ref. SU 923904). No dogs please. For more information contact Derek on 01628 526553.



Monday 21st May 2018 7.45-9.45pm
AGM Join us for our short, but important, business meeting, followed by wildlife updates, information about planned future talks and other events, refreshments and various wildlife-related activities - see AGM agenda for more information. Venue: The Sanctuary, Trinity United Reformed Church, London Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1BJ (opposite Pann Mill). Car park at rear of building (free after 7pm). Admission and refreshments are free
For more information contact Roger Wilding on 01494 438374.

Thursday 24th May 2018 7pm start
Grass identification with Angus Idle. Meet at Hughenden Village Hall car park (OS map ref. SU 863966). For more information contact Roger on 01494 438374.

Friday 25th May 2018 8pm start
Mothing Event Contact Paul on 01628 526225 for details.


June

 

Friday 1st June 2018
Arrive at 10.15am for a prompt start at 10.30am

Arable weeds tour at BBOWT’s College Lake Nature Reserve. Meet in the Reserve’s car park at OS 935139. (Turn left off B488 where signed ¼ mile NW of canal bridge at Bulbourne.) Numbers are limited to 20, so this will be a booking only event. There will be an overall charge for the visit, the per person cost being determined by the number at-tending. There is also a car park charge. Please note that only assistance dogs are allowed in the Reserve.

The tour will be a joint event with Risborough Countryside Group, so available places may get taken up fairly quickly. For further information and to book, please contact Inge on 01628 482270 or 07575 929000 (mobile) as soon as possible.

After the tour, those who wish to do so will have an opportunity to walk around the lake.
A café and toilets are available in the Visitors Centre.

Wednesday 6th June 2018 7pm start
Grass identification with Angus Idle. Meet at Hughenden Village Hall car park (OS map ref. SU 863966).
For more information contact Roger Wilding on 01494 438374

Friday 15th June 2018
Visit to Tiggywinkles Animal Hospital.
Following earlier notification of this visit at member meetings, most of the limited places on this guided tour have now been booked. To check if a place is still available, or if there has been a cancellation, contact Inge on 01628 482270 or 07575 929000 (mobile).

Thursday 28th June 2018 7pm start
Grass identification with Angus Idle.. Meet at Hughenden Village Hall car park (OS map ref. SU 863966). For more information contact Roger Wilding on 01494 438374

July

 

Friday 6th July 2018 9.30pm - 11.00pm
Evening walk at Holtspur Bank.* Join Derek Bourne for a late evening walk to look for glow-worms and bats. Park and meet by the scout hut in Cherry Tree Road, off Holtspur Top Lane (OS map ref. SU 923904). For more information contact Derek on 01628 526553.

Thursday 12th July 2018 11am start
Butterfly walk at Moor End Common, Frieth. Meet by the Prince Albert PH, Fingest Road, Frieth (OS map ref. SU 798907).
Leader and contact: Paul Bowyer on 01628
526225.

Friday 13th July 2018 8.30pm start
Mothing Event Contact Paul on 01628 526225 for details.

 

Sunday 15th July 2018 2.30-4.30pm
Summer walk at Holtspur Bank*. This event, looking at the grassland flowers, will be led by Brenda Harrold. Park and meet by the scout hut in Cherry Tree Road, Holtspur (OS map ref. SU 923904). For more information contact Derek on 01628 526553.

 

 

 

August

Friday 10th August 2018 8.00pm start
Mothing Event Contact Paul Bowyer on 01628 526225 for details.


In addition to the above events, there will be further walks around sections of the planned Round Wycombe Walk during the period covered by this events programme, including visits to sites of natural history interest which are adjacent to the route of the walk. Those who took part in the Spring and Summer 2017 walks around the circular walk will be in-formed of this year’s walks as they are arranged. Anyone else wishing to be informed of this year’s walks should contact Roger on 01494 438374.


Events in this programme marked * have been organised by the Friends of Holtspur Bank.