Those attending the outdoor events should be appropriately dressed (spare clothes, waterproofs, walking boots, sun-hats, sun-block etc.). Bring food and a drink. Contact the event leader in advance, to see if dogs are permitted. Non-members will be asked to make a donation of £2.00 to cover CCG’s advertising and insurance costs.
Event leaders have the discretion not to accept participants who are not suitably equipped or whom they consider unable to participate safely. Although all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure safety, participants join in at their own risk.
It is likely that we will be holding several events by Zoom
including some in conjuction with the
Yorkshire Naturalists Union.
AGM: Thur Nov 18 7.30pm. St John's Methodist Church BD24 9JH
|Date||Event and details (if upcoming) or report (if past) - Links go to written reports||Number of people who attended|
BSBI New Year Plant Hunt (not sure of exact dates yet - End Dec/Beginning Jan) . Contact Judith Allinson for Details for 2021
New Year Plant Hunt:Judith went on the New Year Plant Hunt by herself. BSBI website for 2021 and Past CCG NYPH events: 2019 , 2018 , 2017, 2016, 2015. It is easy to send in results using an app on a mobile phone.
|13 June||e.g. Judith and Terry went to Duncome Park, Helmsley on 13 June with the YNU VC62 Field Meeting||2|
|15 June||On 15 June seven members of CCG attended the U3A Geology Trip to the Sedgewick Trail at the Dent Fault, near Sedburgh.||7|
|The Yorkshire Naturalists Union are now holding Field Meetings. Members of CCG are elligible to attend their events. See http://ynu.org.uk|
VC65 Meeting in the Howgill Fells, Cautley Holme Beck (SD6897)
|On 15 June seven members of CCG attended the U3A Geology Trip to the Sedgewick Trail at the Dent Fault, near Sedburgh.||(7)|
|1 Oct||Juont CCG / Churches Together Walk from Ribblehead to Thorns||4+1|
|Fungi 6 Oct||
Judith writes: I was going to organise a Fungus foray on Wed 6 Oct so that we could display specimens on Sat 9 Oct.
I looked for fungi on the way. See report
Sat 9 Oct: 10.am & 2pm
Yorkshire Naturalists' Union and Craven Conservation Group:
Morning: Natural History Event:
2.45pm: Talk by Judith Allinson:" Malham Tarn: Vegetation, Visitors and Views." held at St John's Church, Settle, BD24 9JH. Judith was full time Botany Tutor at Malham Tarn Field Centre 1979-1987 and has taught grasses, sedges and flowers courses there most years as a visiting tutor
|Sun 24 Oct: 2pm - 4pm||Walk led by Roger Neale: History, Geology and Natural History of Storrs Common, Ingleton. Meet at the market place-centre of Ingleton. Please book - let us know you intend to come just in case plans get changed. 015242 41155. We'll be looking for the special lichen Peltigera leucophlebia and other lichens as well as geology, history and birds and natural history|
|Tue 1 Nov midday-3pm||
Joint "Walk for the Climate" walk with Churches Tegether in Settle and District. from Austwick up Crummackdale to the "Wash Dubbs" and Clapper Bridge. Meet Austwick at the bottom of Townhead Land - near the school at 12pm. The walk is about 3 miles in total. Bring strong footwear and packed lunch. The walk is BRILLIANT for different types of fern.
(See picture of walk on 1 October at the top of this page)
|Thu 18 Nov 7.30pm||
CCG Talk by Tony Serjeant "A day in the life of a National Park Conservation Officer" - YDNP.
7.30pm: CCG AGM (10 Minutes we hope)
7.45pm: beginning of Tony Serjeant's Talk
Those attending the outdoor events should be appropriately dressed (spare clothes, waterproofs, walking boots, sun-hats, sun-block etc.). Bring food and a drink.
Contact the event leader in advance, to see if dogs are permitted.
Non-members will be asked to make a donation of £2.00 to cover CCG’s insurance costs.
Event leaders have the discretion not to accept participants who are not suitably equipped or whom they consider unable to participate safely.
Although all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure safety, participants join in at their own risk.
|Groups in North Craven (i.e. Settle Bentham Ingleton Gargrave Malham Area)||Groups adjacent to North Craven or including a wider area.|
|Roots - Respect Our Old Trees - Settle||
Now you can find out about events run by the Yorkshire Naturalists Union (YNU) at their website and by some of the forty or so other natural history societies throughout Yorkshire which are affiliated to the YNU
|Bank Newton Canal Meadow Helpers||Mid Yorkshire Fungus Group, Craven Section|
|Kirkby Lonsdale Supporters Branch of Cumbria Wildlife Trust Click for events - details from 015242 41155|
|Austwick Field Society. Monthly talks.||
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust - See YWT North Yorkshire opportunities for volunteering
|Settle U3A Bird Group||Cumbria Wildlife Trust|
|Volunteering at Malham Tarn National Trust.||Forest of Bowland Events|
|ACE Settle: Action on Climate Emergency||Upper Wharfedale Field Society|
|Bentham Footpath Group||Craven Naturalists and Scientific Society.|
|Ingleton Archaeology Group||Friends of the Dales|
|Settle U3A Geology Group||Yorks Biodiversity Forum|
Yorkshire Dales National Park Guided Walks and guided walks of other organisations.
|Natural History and other courses at Malham Tarn Field Centre.(e.g. Grasses, algae, mosses, moths, and many others). Malham is 7 miles from Settle. It is usually possible to attend these courses as a day student. Highly Recommended as a holiday. Also see Grasses courses led by J.A.||
Plantlife - Own the Nature Reserce: Winskill Stones.
|Bentham Environmentally Sustainable Town: BEST||Wharfedale Field Society|
|Corio Raptor Care - Providing Care for Sick and Injured Birds of Prey||The North West Fungus Group(Includes Cumbria Lancashire, Cheshire and Clwyd)
Information on fungi
Rainforest-save.blogspot.com - Judith (webeditors) blog on raising money to save wildlife habitats
North Craven Herigate Trust - Good articles in past issues.
Tony Dilger Photography - TG is a CCG member. Good photos
Harlequin ladybird survey - News- A new ladybird has arrived in Britain . But not just any ladybird: this is the harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis , the most invasive ladybird on Earth.- Look out for sightings in Craven as it comes north.
Sites that link to us:
Terry Whitaker would like to receive butterfly and moth records for this part of Yorkshire VC64 and VC65. Non members are very welcome to contribute results too. See the Yorkshire butterfly distribution map that the records contribute to.
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