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• Non-members of Butterfly Conservation are welcome on all of the Field Trips
• Children are most welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult at all times
• Unfortunately, no dogs are allowed
• It is advisable to bring stout footwear and a packed lunch



Branch Events by Month



Please click on any of the months shown above to go directly to events within that month




SATURDAY 29TH MARCH 2014
 SPRING INDOOR MEETING - CHAMBERS FARM WOOD EDUCATION CENTRE
 Time: 14.00 to 17.00
 Meeting Place: Education Centre, Chambers Farm Wood, near Bardney, Lincoln
 Map Details: Ordnance Survey -
       Landranger Map 121 (Lincoln & Newark-on-Trent)
       Explorer Map 273 (Lincolnshire Wolds South - Horncastle & Woodhall Spa)
 Grid Reference: TF147739
 Contact: Peter Cawdell
 Telephone: 01522 244512        Mobile: 07867 954770
 Information: Event is open to members of the public and includes a talk about butterflies:
      "All of the UK's butterflies in a year (by cheating)" -
      by Martin Davies




SUNDAY 25TH MAY 2014
 TWYFORD WOOD
 Time: 10.00
 Meeting Place: Twyford Wood Car Park (Forestry Commission), just off of the A151
 Map Details: Ordnance Survey -
       Landranger Map 130 (Grantham - Sleaford & Bourne)
       Explorer Map 247 (Grantham - Bottesford & Colsterworth)
 Grid Reference: SK945238
 Contact: Peter Cawdell
 Telephone: 01522 244512        Mobile: 07867 954770
 Target Species: Dingy Skipper, Grizzled Skipper & Green Hairstreak
 Information: We will walk in to woods at 10am PROMPT to look around our SANCTUARY then GLADES BUTTERFLY RESERVES (approx. 1 mile apart) and areas in between. N.B. Due to strict new FC access rules no vehicles can be taken into the wood. We expect to return to our cars about 2pm and if weather is favourable may informally visit other nearby butterfly sites looking for populations of the above species.



SATURDAY 7TH JUNE 2014
 BRIAN LIBELL'S MEADOWS, NORTH SOMERCOTES
 Time: 10.30
 Meeting Place: Brian & Liz Libell's Farm: Byron Lodge, North Somercotes
 Map Details: Ordnance Survey -
       Landranger Map 113 (Grimsby - Louth & Market Rasen)
       Explorer Map 283 (Louth & Mablethorpe - Sutton on Sea & North Somercotes)
 Grid Reference: TF415973
 Contact: Peter Cawdell
 Telephone: 01522 244512        Mobile: 07867 954770
 Target Species: Green Hairstreak, Brown Argus and Small Heath
 Information: Brian & Liz will show us round and explain how they created the meadows. We will have our lunch at Brian Libell's Meadows and then visit Donna Nook in the afternoon. Meet in the afternoon at Donna Nook Car Park - Grid reference: TF 422998.



SATURDAY 28TH JUNE 2014
 GLAPTHORN COW PASTURE, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
 Time: 10.30
 Meeting Place: Farm track opposite the entrance to the reserve
 Map Details: Ordnance Survey -
       Landranger Map 141 (Kettering & Corby - Market Harborough & Stamford)
       Explorer Map 224 (Corby, Kettering & Wellingborough - Rockingham Forest)
 Grid Reference: TL005903
 Contact: Lawrie Poole
 Telephone: 01522 681061        Mobile: 07873 340336
 Target Species: Black Hairstreak
 Information: The Warden, Dick Smith, will meet us there and show us around the reserve. In the afternoon, we will probably visit nearby Harry's Park Wood, where our target species would be the Wood White.



SUNDAY 6TH JULY 2014
 CROWLE MOORS
 Time: 10.00
 Meeting Place: Reserve Car Park
 Map Details: Ordnance Survey -
       Landranger Map 112 (Scunthorpe & Gainsborough)
       Explorer Map 280 (Isle of Axeholme - Scunthorpe & Gainsborough)
 Grid Reference: SE758141
 Contact: John Davison
 Telephone: 01724 338108
 Target Species: Large Heath



SUNDAY 13TH JULY 2014
 GREENFIELD AND MOTHER WOODS (am) & SWINN WOOD (pm)
 Time: 10.00
 Meeting Place: Wood entrance (there is parking along the road, but it is limited)
 Map Details: Ordnance Survey -
       Landranger Map 122 (Skegness & Horncastle)
       Explorer Map 274 (Skegness, Alford & Spilsby - Chapel St Leonards & Wainfleet All Saints)
 Grid Reference - Greenfield and Mother Wood: TF435779        Swinn Wood: TF422777
 Contact: Richard Davidson
 Telephone: 01522 525725
 Target Species: White Admiral



SATURDAY 26TH JULY 2014
 MOTH NIGHT AT CHAMBERS FARM WOOD
 Time: 21.30
 Meeting Place: Education Centre, Chambers Farm Wood, near Bardney, Lincoln
 Map Details: Ordnance Survey -
       Landranger Map 121 (Lincoln & Newark-on-Trent)
       Explorer Map 273 (Lincolnshire Wolds South - Horncastle & Woodhall Spa)
 Grid Reference: TF147739
 Contact: Toby Ludlow
 Telephone: 01526 343910
 Target Species: Moths



SUNDAY 27TH JULY 2014
 OPEN DAY AT CHAMBERS FARM WOOD (FOLLOWED BY LINCOLNSHIRE BRANCH AGM)
 Time: Open from 10.00
 Guided Butterfly Walk at 11.00 (AGM Starts at 15.00)
 Meeting Place: Education Centre, Chambers Farm Wood, near Bardney, Lincoln
 Map Details: Ordnance Survey -
       Landranger Map 121 (Lincoln & Newark-on-Trent)
       Explorer Map 273 (Lincolnshire Wolds South - Horncastle & Woodhall Spa)
 Grid Reference: TF147739
 Contact: Peter Cawdell
 Telephone: 01522 560646        Mobile: 07867 954770
 Target Species: White Admiral, White-letter Hairstreak, Purple Hairstreak & Marbled White



SUNDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2014
 CHAMBERS FARM WOOD - *** JOINT FIELD TRIP WITH THE NORFOLK BRANCH ***
 Time: 11.00
 Meeting Place: Education Centre, Chambers Farm Wood, near Bardney, Lincoln
 Map Details: Ordnance Survey -
       Landranger Map 121 (Lincoln & Newark-on-Trent)
       Explorer Map 273 (Lincolnshire Wolds South - Horncastle & Woodhall Spa)
 Grid Reference: TF147739
 Contact: Derek Fox
 Telephone: 01522 754214        Mobile: 07724 999287
 Target Species: Brown Hairstreak



 
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