DIARY EVENTS PAGE OF THE LINCS AND NOTTS BNA AND AFFILIATED GROUPS AND SOCIETIES (LENS / The Long Eaton Natural History Society: DANES / The Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society: NBG / The Nottinghamshire Bat Group
PLEASE CONTACT INDIVIDUAL EVENT ORGANISER TO CHECK FOR LAST MINUTE TIMETABLE CHANGES OR IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER TO REQUEST PERMISSION TO ATTEND. SOME GROUPS MAY HAVE A SMALL ATTENDANCE FEE
Event Organisers Contact details are given at the end of each diary entry
8th Monday 7.15 pm LENS (Indoor Talk: pollinating the Peak): firstname.lastname@example.org
8th Monday 7.30 pm NBG (Indoor Meeting): email@example.com
10th Wednesday 1pm BNA (Small Mammal Trapping Meeting) Idle Valley Cafe: firstname.lastname@example.org
11th Thursday 7.30pm (Talk by BNAs Spike Walker:Smaller Than Life) Retford Wildlife Trust group at Idle Valley: (RWTG Sec) 01777 709974 £2.50 entrance fee.
3rd Saturday 10am-12 BNA (Drakeholes Depot) canal walk: email@example.com
12th Monday 7.15 pm LENS (Indoor Talk: Introducing Dormice): firstname.lastname@example.org
14th Wednesday BNA (Beckingham Marshes RSPB Reserve) Sorry dogs not allowed on reserve; meet 12noon at King and Miller: email@example.com
3rd Saturday 10 am-12 BNA (Drakeholes Depot) canal walk: firstname.lastname@example.org
5th Monday 7.30 pm NBG (Indoor Meeting and AGM): email@example.com
12th Monday 7.15 pm LENS (Indoor Talk: Bats in Romania): firstname.lastname@example.org
14th Wednesday 1 pm BNA (Small Mammal Trapping and Invertebrate surveying): email@example.com
17th Saturday 10am-4pm BNA (Natural History Day) Retford Library, Notts: firstname.lastname@example.org
7th Saturday BNA (Potteric Carr Nature Reserve) Doncaster near B and Q meet in reserve car park 11 am or check for car share details if needed. There is an entrance fee for non-members of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust: email@example.com
18th Wednesday 1 pm BNA (Small Mammal Trapping and Invertebrate surveying) at Idle Valley: firstname.lastname@example.org
14th Monday-18th Friday BNA (Bempton and Flamborough Boat cruise) via Bridlington. This event will be between the said dates and dependant on weather and Yorkshire Belle Skipper (price roughly £12-14 per person for a 2.1/2 hour cruise: email@example.com
1st Saturday BNA (Donna Nook Seal Colony) meet King and Miller car park for car sharing 10am: firstname.lastname@example.org
XMAS BASH TO BE ARRANGED
Branch Members News
GRADE NEWS: We congratulate our Deputy Branch Organiser Richard Hall on being made an Associate Member of the British Naturalists Association. We also congratulate Kara Majerus Oxford and Gloucester Branch Organiser on being upgraded to a M.B.N.A. and Adrian Orrell M.B.N.A. and Alan Heath F.B.N.A.
Members so registered are entitled to use the appropriate designatory letters after their names (M.B.N.A., A.B.N.A., F.B.N.A.) Upgrading is not automatic, and is a slow process, the Grades Committee has to consider each applicants case separately, and takes into account the field natural history experience and qualifications of each applicant. Each applicant has to have the support of at least one registered member or fellow, and a second appropriate referee.
We welcome new member Amanda Turner from south east notts to our happy little band.
Presently some of our branch members have specialist interests in Biology, Botany, Microscopic Pond Life, Entomology, Zoology, Ornithology, and the present and past natural history of Britain. Most members have an interest in all fields of Natural History, many of which they have a limited knowledge of, but membership of this small group allows for us all to learn together.
All projects carried out by our BNA branch members must have the landowners permission, be they a group or individual activity. Our Canal and Riverside projects are subject to Risk Assessments and are approved of by the Canal and River Trust.
Amphibian Transects: Our Science Officer Dr Deborah Adams is trying to set up some amphibian recording schemes on ponds in our region, if you would like to get involved please contact our branch organiser who will arrange for Deborah to contact you.
The Lincs and Notts Branch hosted the 2017 National BNA Annual General Meeting on Saturday the 8th of July at the Attenborough Nature Reserve (South West Nottingham). See images of the Reserve centre on the left.
See our National Events pages for photos of this event.