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Did you know? - CCG has a wonderful printed Newletter/Magazine issued twice a year.
Members receive either a printed copy or a digital copy. Not to be confused with the short annual newsletters printed here on the Web (simply an events list.)

We also have a members email discussion group
CCG-LINK@GOOGLEGROUPS.COM
whihc enables members to keep in touch, share pictures, share news of sighting, ask and answer quesions and hear about extra meetings organised at short notice.

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Membership has been held again to £8-00 in 2020.. Membership in 2021 will still be held at £8-00. All paid up members in 2020 By the end of last year 2019 we had had 80 paid up households as members, meaning there are well over 100 individual members.

frog head
Seen any frogs trying to cross roads areound here recently? e.g. near Rathmell or Helwith Bridge? Take care when driving.. Please note the grid reference and tell Melanie

 

 

Outdoor events:

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.
SAFETY NOTE
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.

 

EVENTS CALENDAR 2021

 

It is likely that we will be holding several events by Zoom
including some in conjuction with the
Yorkshire Naturalists Union.

Items in coloured boxes (green yellow) are not CCG events but CCG members generally welcome

Events in grey boxes have not yet been confirmed

Members of CCG are eligible to attend YNU meetings.

1 Jan

 

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: It is likely that Judith will lead a CCG walk on 1 Jan - but - you can take part in this national event on any 3 hour walk within these four days wherever you are. 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.

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Wed ..

Mid Yorks Fungus Gp visit

 
     
     
     

Most likely date:

Sat 9 Oct: 9.am & 2pm

Yorkshire Naturalists' Union Day and Craven Conservation Group:
"Settle Nature Day"

Morning: Natural History Event:
Stalls; microworkshops (20 min sessions) . Tea and Coffee;

Afternoon:
1.45pm: YNU: AGM:

2.30pm: Talk by Judith Allinson: Title to be confirmed: will include "Botanical highlights of Malham Tarn and area and natural history changes over the last 40 years." held at St John's Church, Settle, BD24 9JH

 
Probably 20 Oct Fungus Foray at Broadrake Farm, Ribblehead, 10.00 am to 3.30 pm. .  

 

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.

SAFETY NOTE

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.

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OTHER GROUPS

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


Yorkshire Naturalists Union (YNU)

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

Colt Park Thursday Volunteers:
Volunteering for Natural England At Colt Park Barn - usually on Thursdays. Please contact Natural EnglandSee Ingleborough NNR Facebook and Ingleborough NNR Twitter

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
Grass Wood Work Party Days - check the list just above - N Yorkshire

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

North Craven Heritage Trust



Yorkshire Dales National Park Guided Walks and guided walks of other organisations.
Guided Walks in the the Yorkshire Dales, on various natural history topics. Run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Although aimed primarily for tourists, These are very good value for money for locals too. and we don't have to travel far to get to the walks.

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

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Weblinks you may like

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

Craven Speakers Club, Skipton -

English names of mosses

Friends of Dales Rail

Identifying molluscs- easy online key to garden slugs and snails

Yorkshire Dales National Park Biodiversity Action Plan

Craven District Council Local Biodiversity Action Plan (outside YDNP)

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.

Fungi Links
See also the websites of
The Mid Yorkshire Fungus Group

Sites that link to us:

Horon-in-Ribblesdale Parish website

Wharfedale Naturalists

YNU






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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