What could be better than creeping out of the front door trying not to wake the neighbours and stepping into the chill of a spring pre-dawn (well, apart from staying snugly asleep in bed, of course)? Sleeping is for wimps. Thorne Road is quiet, except for the solitary cyclist heading towards town for the five […]

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As spring fast approaches I thought I’d let you know about the ‘signs of spring’ or phenology project that the nats have been doing for a number of years. To facilitate this Les has put a phenology form on the website under the ‘home’ heading. You can send your observations to member Mick Townsend who […]

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I am pleased to welcome new members Paul and Ann Davis. Paul is the treasurer of Butterfly Conservation (Yorks) and the society has offered to loan a moth trap to one member who is interested in recording moths this year. All they ask is that you put the trap out on average once a week […]

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I went for a walk along a local path in Scotland and found four examples of Hair Ice. Something new to me. I thought it might be of interest to your members Ian McDonald. (guest) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hair_ice

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Despite these difficult times, we will be continuing with some outdoor meetings, but these will be restricted to society members only, and will be in line with Government restrictions that apply at the time. Of course, individuals are encouraged to continue independent survey work, but for group meetings, and only where permitted, members will be […]

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