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PLEASE NOTE ..... The date of the Butterfly Conservation event at Tiger Hill, listed in the White Admiral, has had to be changed from 14th May to Sunday 21st May. Same start time 10.30am
 

SNS & Specific Events
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Other Natural History Groups
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SNS Annual General Meeting & members evening
April 12th

Flatford Mill BioBlitz
Sunday June 11th

Field Meeting: Carlton Marshes
16th Sept



SNS Autumn members evening
Weds Nov 29th


Bat Group
http://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/node/4942

Moth Group
http://www.suffolkmoths.org.uk/events/

Butterfly Conservation - Suffolk Branch
http://www.suffolkbutterflies.org.uk/events.html

Suffolk Wildlife Trust Events at Reserves & with Local Groups
http://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/whats-on

Suffolk Wildlife Trust Natural History Courses
http://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/discover

RSPB Events guide
http://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/seenature/events/

 

April 12th

Suffolk Naturalists' Society Annual General Meeting
Weds April 12th 2017 7:30 pm at The Cedars Hotel, Stowmarket

This will be our AGM and following the conclusion of formal business and refreshments there will be a number of illustrated talks by members of the society.
Full agenda for the AGM coming soon.

Directions The Cedars Hotel is situated on the B1113 between Stowmarket and Needham Market. From the A14, turn off towards Stowmarket on the A1120 and then turn right onto the dual carriageway. The Cedars Hotel is on the right hand side, clearly signposted.

A map is available on The Cedars Hotel website:
CLICK HERE FOR THE MAP TO CEDARS

AGENDA

1. Apologies for absence
2. Minutes of the 87th Annual General Meeting 2016
3. Chairman's Report – Martin Sanford
4. Treasurer’s Report – Joan Hardingham
5. Secretary's Report – Gen Broad

Drinks are available from the pay bar on arrival and a half-time refreshment break will be provided (tea, coffee and biscuits) at the close of formal business (around 8.15 pm)

Following the conclusion of formal business and refreshments there will be a series of short presentations on natural history which will include :

- Theo Tamblyn on Pea Mussels at Great Glemham

- Bob Markham with a GeoSuffolk Presentation

- Martin Sanford on the NBN Atlas

Plus, other updates from SNS members and county recorders.

 

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July 23rd

Field Studies Council, Flatford Mill BioBlitz

FSC Flatford Mill will be holding its 3rd annual Bioblitz survey on Sunday 11th June. This is a joint pursuit by members of the public, FSC staff and local biodiversity experts alike to find as many species as possible on the site over one day.
For more details download the flyer here.

 

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September 16th 2017

FIELD MEETING (non-marine molluscs): At Carlton Marsh, nr Lowestoft, Suffolk.
Come and join the experts to see and survey this important SSI for freshwater snails

Carlton Marshes is a Nature Reserve and SSSI belonging to the Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Organiser: Toby Abrehart. This is a joint meeting with The Conchological Society and the Suffolk Naturalists Society around the marshes and margin of the River Waveney around this expanding Suffolk Wildlife Trust site. Grazing marshes, river ronds, alder carr and river itself.

The site contains a good range of species which should include Anisus vorticulus, Vertigo moulinsiana and Pseudamnicola confusa amongst others. The meeting will include surveys of areas not recently covered.

Meet at Carton Marshes car park (TM508920 NR33 8HU) at 10.30 – 4pm.
Please contact Toby (toby AT abrehartecology.com) if you are interested in coming along. Limited numbers’

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Suffolk Naturalists' Society Members Evening
Wednesday 29th November 2017 7:30 pm at The Cedars Hotel, Stowmarket

All Welcome ..... bring a friend .....
& if you have know a student doing an ecology or other natural history course
bring them, plenty of experts on hand to talk to & ...
A Gift Student Membership for Christmas is only £10


Directions The Cedars Hotel is situated on the B1113 between Stowmarket and Needham Market. From the A14, turn off towards Stowmarket on the A1120 and then turn right onto the dual carriageway. The Cedars Hotel is on the right hand side, clearly signposted.

A map is available on The Cedars Hotel website:
CLICK HERE FOR THE MAP TO CEDARS

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