Everyone is welcome to the meetings below. For outdoor meetings wear stout footwear,and suitable weather wear. For day meetings bring a drink and a packed lunch. Mothing sessions – usually arranged at short notice – bring a torch, hot drink and warm clothes. Other field visits may be arranged, depending on the weather. Detailed information about excursions will be sent by email about a week before the event. Please let Margaret know if you will be coming to an excursion, so that the leader knows how many will attend and any changes or cancellations can be notified. Attendance is at your own risk. Children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.
Doncaster Naturalists’ events are in bold.

Covid-19. At the moment we have arranged no indoor meetings, except the AGM (details below).

DNS Winter Programme 2021-22
Date Meeting
SEPTEMBER  
Wed 1 Langold Lake CP. British Plant Gall Society.
Meet at 10:30 am. Meet in free car park at end of lake. 10.30am Toilets are available. SK580865
Leader Tom Higginbottom Contact tomhig@icloud.com or 01302 725978.
Sat 4 AGM in the Tofield Room at Potteric Carr.
Meet at 10:30 am at the Tofield Room.
Bring your lunch, afterwards we can walk in the reserve.
Wed 8 Denaby Ings Project.
Meet in the car park at SE498009 at 10am.
Leader: Colin Howes.
Fri 17 St. Aidans RSPB reserve.
Meet at 10:30 am in car park at SE399287. Car park charge for non-members.
Leader: Joyce Simmons.
OCTOBER  
Sat 9 Carr Wood and Amazon Basin.
Meet at 2pm in the Tesco Car Park, Balby, off the A60.
Leader: Jim Burnett.
Sat 23 Lindholme Hall Fungal Foray
Meet in the Hall car park, at 1.30pm
Leaders: Colin Howes and Nora Boyle
Wed 27 Finningley Churchyard. Fungal foray
Meet at 10:30 am Turn off Old Bawtry Road to park along Rectory Lane leading to the church. Hot drinks and toilets will be available. Bring your lunch.
Leader: by Kevin Gilfedder.
Sat 30 Denaby Ings Project.
Meet in the car park at SE498009 at 10am.
Leader: Colin Howes.
NOVEMBER  
Sun 7 Fungal Foray to Archbishop Holgate Almshouses, Hemsworth.
Meet at the almshouses on Robin Lane, Hemsworth (SE411124) at 10 am. Very little walking involved. Bring your lunch. Toilets available.
Leader Francis Hickenbottom.
   
   
Sat 20 Sandal Beat Wood.
Meet at 10:00 am at the end of the Straight Mile for a woodland walk of about 2hrs.
Leader Louise Hill.
DECEMBER  
Sat 4 Hatfield Moors.
Meet at the car park opposite the 20-acre lake SE693068 at 10:00 am
Leader Louise Hill.
Thur 16 Old Moor RSPB Reserve.
Meet in the car park at 10:30 am Bring your own lunch or eat at the café. RSPB charges apply to non-members.
Leader Nora Boyle.
   
JANUARY  
Sat 8 New Year Walk Mosaic Reserve, Austerfield.
Park in the reserve car park or on the roadside. SK661949 to walk 3-4 km. Proposed lunch at the Ship Inn, Newington SK666941.
Leader: