Forthcoming Meetings – February / March 2018

The following meetings are due to take place in February and March – please note the changed dates for the field meetings.

Friday 9th February. Indoor Meeting at Watermoor Church Hall, Cirencester. Andrew Bluett will be talking on the subject of Historical Bird Recording in Gloucestershire and elsewhere. 7.00 for a 7.30pm start.

Saturday 24th February. New Fancy View, Forest of Dean. Possible chance to see Goshawk and other raptors, Hawfinch, Crossbill and Siskin. Meet at the car park SO627095. 10.30. Leader Andrew Bluett, 07584 689090.

Friday 9th March. Indoor Meeting at Watermoor Church Hall, Cirencester. Annual Business Meeting and Members Night Photographic and artistic competitions. Bring along your photographs, projected images (digital files) or wildlife related artwork of any sort. 7.00 for a 7.30pm start.

Sunday 25th March. Cyril Hart Arboretum, Forest of Dean. A joint meeting for GNS and Bristol Naturalists’ Society members on the identification of conifers. Meet in the car park just south of Speech House Hotel (GL16 7EL for Satnav users) on the road to New Fancy viewpoint at SO 621118. 11.00. Bring lunch and suitable footwear, and your favourite tree book. The conifers key in Poland & Clement’s Vegetative Key to the British Flora will be used throughout the meeting – please bring a copy or contact in advance for a PDF copy of the relevant 9 pages. Leaders Clare and Mark Kitchen, 01453 810958.

Details of all forthcoming meetings are available on the GNS Web-Site together with a map & directions for Watermoor Church Hall –

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