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Updates on expected weather etc will be added up to a week ahead of walks in this list and updated as the day approaches.

If you have suggestions for future walks please e mail me.

Friday 22nd September: 10:00-13:00 Thorney to Nutbourne walk.

We will check the east Thorney shore and Nutbourne Bay for migrants and return to the start through the orchards and fields.  Meet at the junction of Thorney Road and Thornham Lane Emsworth.  PO10 8DD.  Suggested donation £2.  Leader John Goodspeed 078 1143 5252 or john@havantnature.net

Wednesday 27 September 2017  Secrets of the Solent

Hear from Rayner Piper about the Wildlife Trust's Heritage Lottery funded project to conserve marine life in the Solent and how you could become involved.  7.30 p.m. in the drama studio at Warblington School Havant.  Admission £3.00   Information from Andrew Powling 023 9225 8457

Saturday 30th September 08:45 - 15.oo. Walk round Langstone Harbour

Come for a 13 mile walk round the harbour for the views and the wildlife of this important wetland.  Meet at the Hayling Theatre car-park PO11 0EH.   Bring money for Ferry crossing £5.50.  There are alternative joining points at Eastney, Tudor SC, Farlington Marshes or Langstone SC.   Suggested donation £2. Details available from john Goodspeed 078 1143 5252 or john@havantnature.net

Tuesday 17th October 13:30-16:00.  Farlington Marshes walk

Join us for a 3 mile walk round this premier Wildlife Trust reserve and see the winter visiting birds.  Meet in the car-park off Harts Farm Way Havant PO9 1HS.  Suggested donation £1.50.   Leader John Goodspeed 078 1143 5252 or john@havantnature.net.

Wednesday 25 October 2017: The historical ecology of the Forest of Portchester, by Roger Clooney

Hear about the history and natural history of the Forest of Portchester in south east Hampshire from leading local historian Roger Clooney.   7.30 p.m. in the drama studio at Warblington School Havant.  Admission £3.00.  Information from Andrew Powling 023 9225 8457

Saturday 18th November 10:00 - 13:00 Walk on the northern slopes of west Portsdown.

Join us to walk around 5 miles in the lanes, fields and woods north of Fort Nelson. The latter part of the walk will involve a steady climb.  Meet in the car-park south of Fort Nelson PO17 6AN.   Suggested donation £1.50.  Details available from john Goodspeed 078 1143 5252 or john@havantnature.net

Wednesday 22 November 2017 Where Ospreys Dare.

Hear from local expert Andy Lester about the wildlife and natural places of the Test valley, including the new nature reserve at Fishlake Meadows, Romsey.   7.30 p.m. in the drama studio at Warblington School Havant.  Admission £3.00.  Information from Andrew Powling 023 9225 8457

 

 

 

 


Work Parties

Portsdown Conservation Volunteers

There are work parties every Wednesday from 10:00 till 15:00 on Portsdown managing the area on the Site of Special Scientific Interest.  Meet at 10:00 at the East entrance of Fort Widley.  Tools, gloves and hot drinks are all provided but you will need to bring your lunch if you are staying to the end.  (You don't have to!)

There are also work parties on the third Sunday of the month.

Friends of Langstone Harbour

This group works roughly monthly usually towards the end of the month at various sites round the harbour.  Jobs include litter picking, scrub control and path clearance.  Details are available from John Goodspeed 7-10 days before the events.  We usually work from 9:00 to lunch time on Saturday mornings.  Gloves and tools are provided but you should bring any refreshments you need.  If you want to be added to the distribution list for information e mail John Goodspeed or write to him at 22 Hilltop Crescent Cosham PO6 1BD.

Planned meetings in 2017n are as follows:

January 7th:  Litter pick at Budds Farm beach.  meet at the shore end of Southmoor Lane at 09:30

January 28th:    Clearing invasive bramble at the oyster beds.  Meet in the car-park at 09:30

February 25th:    Clearing the shore path from the Eastern Rd to Farlington Marshes gate.  Meet in the car-park half way along the entrance track.

 

 


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