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 omvoted 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.
Items in coloured boxes (green yellow) are not CCG events but CCG members generally welcome Members of CCG are eligible to attend YNU meetings.
|Date||Event: Links go to details (if upcoming) or report (if past)||Number of people who attended|
1. Members of CCG joined the Parish Walk to Keasden Head. We recorded seven species in flower: Hazel, Bittercress, Petty Spurge, Dandelion, Field Speedwell, Annual Meadow-grass, Groundsel
2. Judith Allinson and Angela Barton surveyed part of Settle on 4 Jan, and recorded 20 species. Significantly fewer plants were in flower this year compared to last year.
5 at Keasden
2 at Settle.
Two other members took part elsewhere
|Th 20 Jan 7.30pm||
Kay Andrews, Limestone Lepidoptera Project Officer: “The Yorkshire Dales Limestone Lepidoptera Project”
Craven Conservation Group talk: St John's Church, Settle BD24 9NT
c. 25 attended
|Tue 1 Feb 2pm||
Join "Walk for the Climate" with group from Churches Together in Settle. meet 2pm. at Giggleswick vicarage BD24 0AP - (bottom of Belle Hill and turn left - It's almost straight ahead of you). We will walk to Close Farm, to Giggleswick Station (possible option of lift back here) or keen ones can continue along Swaw Beck Lane to the bypass then back by the Ribble
We will take the path that starts on Raines Road, just north of Castleberg Hospital and walk up the Hill to the corner of Giggleswick Chapel area then on to Close Farm near the bypass then to Giggleswick Station (1 1/2 miles). I or someone will leave a car there in case some people want a lift back. We then may go down the Lane beside Swaw Beck then onto the bypass briefly and back by the River Ribble (another 1 1/2 miles)
|Fri 4 Feb||Online: YNU discussion meeting on Recording in Yorkshire's Reserves led by Alastair Fitter. See bit.ly/ynu-zoom-chat|
|Th 17 Feb||
13: Thur 17 Feb: Craven Conservation Group Illustrated Talk: on Ingleborough National Nature Reserve:
Tue 1 March.
|Join "Walk for the climate" with group from Churches Together in Settle. to Helwith Bridge. Meet 12pm at Settle Parish Church for pancakes, then share transport do Helwith Bridge. Or Helwith Bridge Public Car park (opposite side of road to the Hotel) at 1pm. We will be walking on the relatively dry path round the edge of the Bog, not on the bog itself. Bring hiking boots. See pics of the route taken in October|
|Open Garden at Roger and Liz Neale's, at Bank House, Far Westhouse. -in Aid of Cumbria Wildlife Trust. Please phone to book. March 5th 6th and April 23rd, 24th from 12noon to 4 p.m. 015242 41155 for more info and to book
|Thu 17 Mar||
|1 Apr||1st Day of the month walk for the climate: to Penyghent, Starting from Horton in Ribblesdale Old School, via Hunt Pot||9 people|
Sat 22 Apr
|Ribble RiverbankLitter Pick River Ribble, South of Settle
All equipment provided, please bring your own gloves if you have them. Families welcome.Wellies or boots recommended.Sign up on TicketTailor: https://www.tickettailor.com/ev ents/ribbleriverstrust/682392
|Sa&Su 23 & 24 Apri||Open Garden at Roger and Liz Neale's, at Bank House, Far Westhouse. Iin Aid of Cumbria Wildlife Trust. Please phone to book from 12noon to 4 p.m. 015242 41155 for more info and to book|
|1 May||1st Day of the Month Walk - (A short walk this time: It will include and follow the lambing service to be held at New Houses Farm near Horton at 3pm. (Note Judith A will not be there) It will be led by Revd Stephen Dawson.|
|7 May||YNU Bryphytes Section visit to Rawthay Bridge near Sedbourgh|
|11 May||- Not a CCG event - but CCG members welcome - Please book, and it costs £20 - Introduction to Lichens workshop 6-9pm at St Mary's Church, Embsay" led by Judith Allinson Details|
Interested? Contatct Judith to share transport
|1 June||1st Day of the Month Walk for the Climate- Location to be decided.|
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 invited 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
|Mid Yorkshire Fungus Group, Craven Section|
|Kirkby Lonsdale Supporters Branch of Cumbria Wildlife Trust Click for events - details from 015242 41155|
|Austwick Field and Local History Society. Monthly talks.||
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust - See YWT North Yorkshire opportunities for volunteering
|Settle U3A Bird-watching Group||Cumbria Wildlife Trust|
|Volunteering at Malham Tarn National Trust.||Forest of Bowland Events|
ACE Settle: Action on Climate Emergency have a biodiversity group that goes tree planting.
|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||Upper Wharfedale Field Society|
|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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