MDW Programme of Events 2021-2022

With the possible and hopeful lifting of the current COVID restrictions on June 21st,

It has been decided to restart our outdoor meetings, weather and COVID restrictions permitting.

Notes
Depending upon the situation with COVID, and feedback from members, some indoor meetings may be switched to being held via Zoom.
Members will be kept informed by email and through the website.

Until further notice there will be no car sharing to outdoor meetings

2021

September - Saturday 11th

Seaton Marshes

Meet at Seaton Wetlands Car Park (SY 249 915) at 10-00.
Access to the car park is through Seaton Cemetery off the
Seaton to Coleford road.

Tues 21st September SGH 7.00 for 7.30pm The Climate and Ecological Crisis -
What’s All the Fuss About?
David Ramsden MBE
Sat 9th October Meet HCP 9.30am Dawlish Warren Dawlish Warren (GR SX980787) at 10.30am
Ray Jones
Tues 19th October SGH 7.00 for 7.30pm The Natural History of Lundy Andrew Cleave MBE
Tues 16th November SGH 7.00 for 7.30pm Cuckoos - Do Cheats Ever Prosper? Matt Collins
Tues 21st December SGH 7.00 for 7.30pm “Reflections”
A series of short presentations plus mulled wine and mince pies
plus
Dennis Pickering Photographic (Competition Judging & Awards) MDW members
 (compiled by Stephen Powles)

2022

Wednesday January 12th 2022  Somerset Levels

Ham Wall and Shapwick Heath RSPB Ham Wall car park at 2.30pm (GR ST449397, post code BA6 9SX) (car park chargeable for non- RSPB members)
(afternoon visit for wintering migrants and starlings)
Ray Jones

Tues 18th January SGH 7.00 for 7.30pm How to make our road verges highways for wildlife Phil Stirling
Tues 15th February SGH 7.00 for 7.30pm Seals in the South West
(provisional)
Sue Sayer
Tues 15th March SGH 7.00 for 7.30pm The Great Ice Age Dr Jenny Bennet
Thurs 14th April Meet HCP 9.30am Steart Marshes WWT Steart car park ST251441at 10.30am Post code (near) TA5 2PU Picnic lunch if staying for the afternoon
Ray Jones
Tues 19th April SGH 7.00 for 7.30pm AGM then Going Underground - The Cave Elephants of Mount Elgon Stephen Powles
Tues 17th May SGH 7.00 for 7.30pm The Life of the Dragonfly Dave Smallshire
Tues 21st May Meet HCP 9.30am Yarner Woods Yarner Wood car park (GR SX785788)
at 10.30am
Picnic lunch if staying for optional afternoon walk at Stover Park
(car park chargeable)
Ray Jones
June or July (details to follow) Culmstock Beacon and Little Breach
Park at Purchase Farm, Culmstock EX16 3HP GR: ST108154
TBC

 

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