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May 2015

Yorkshire Group – Moonwort Surveys

May 23 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Grinton near Reeth,
Grinton, North Yorkshire DL11 United Kingdom
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Meeting Place – Bridge Inn Car Park, Grinton Near Reeth (SE (44) 046 984) or lat/lon 54.381521 -1.929198 (for Sat Navvers). Landranger 98 OL30 Food – Pub grub (Bridge Inn) or pack-up Going – easy on roadsides but a bit hilly in places and exposed (warm clothes and waterproofs) Footwear – Anything comfy The plan is to do possibly the last detailed monitoring of the Moonwort and Adder’s tongue colonies in our fixed quadrats that we set up in 2009.…

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June 2015

South Wales & Borders – Exploration of the Olchen Valley, Herefordshire

June 11 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Olchen Valley,
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The first meeting of 2015 will be a fairly strenuous visit to the Olchen Valley in Herefordshire, starting at the base of the Cat’s Back ridge, descending to the valley floor, climbing up the length of the valley to the ridge above Hay Bluff, before returning to the start along the Cat’s Back ridge itself. This is a round trip of over 6 miles with around 300 metres of climbing, and with optional scrambling (recommended if you wish to see…

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Yorkshire Group – Cottingham

June 20 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thwaite Botanic Garden,
57 Thwaite Street, Cottingham, East Yorkshire HU16 4QX United Kingdom
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Meeting Place – Thwaite Botanic Gardens, 57 Thwaite Street, Cottingham, East Yorkshire. HU16 4QX. Drive in through wrought iron gates and park. Food – Skidby Mill café or a cafe at the Quayside. Footwear – walking shoes In the morning we will tour Thwaite Botanic Garden and the glasshouses with Yvonne’s fern collection. After lunch drive to Hull Quayside to see Asplenium marinum. Back to Cottingham for a possible visit to Thwaite Friend Steve Howe’s garden who has a good…

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July 2015

South Wales & The Borders Group – The Blorenge, Gwent

July 2 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Keepers Pond Car Park,
Abergavenny Road, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire United Kingdom
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A botanical ramble around The Blorenge, Gwent For our second trip, we will undertake a much more leisurely stroll on The Blorenge, a bluff overlooking Abergavenny in Gwent. This is an area of interest both from the botanical and the industrial archaeology viewpoint and we will visit a number of sites fairly close to car parking, although some walking will be involved. We expect to see a good range of upland ferns, both acid and lime loving and definitely a…

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Yorkshire Group – Stand Wood, Chatsworth & Beeley Village.

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Chatsworth,
Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PP United Kingdom
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Meeting place: Car parking [43/260703]: Park close by the Chatsworth Stable Yard at top of parking area – car parking fee of £3 .00 for full day parking. Meet 10.30am at coffee shop in the yard. Food: Packed lunch or food at the stables restaurant – can get very hectic at lunch time during the summer season. Foot wear: general walking boots as much of the walking will be on foot ways and reasonable ground. On the East facing slopes…

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August 2015

Yorkshire Group – Owlets Plantation and Haxey Turbary

August 15 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owlet Plantation,
Blyton Lincolnshire United Kingdom
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Meeting place: SK 825 955 From Laughton take the road west, keep bearing right at any road junctions, then the Owlets is on the left after about 3 k, a well signposted gate leads into a good car park. Food: Packed lunch or pub Footwear: Boots, although the going is mostly easy, optional tough bits. The Owlets is a Woodland Trust reserve, which is open to the public, (going very easy, with optional difficult bits). The woodland has a ground…

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September 2015

South Wales & Borders Group – two gardens in Herefordshire

September 11 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Lower Hopton Farm,
Stoke Lacy HR7 4HX United Kingdom
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We are very grateful to two BPS members who have allowed us to visit their gardens in Herefordshire. Both are interested in much more than just ferns, so a fascinating day is in store. In the morning we will go to the garden of Veronica Cross at Stoke Lacy near Bromyard. Veronica will be well known to many members as a keen plantswoman who has been collecting ferns for many years and the opportunity to visit her garden is not…

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Yorkshire Group – Gunnerside Gill, Swaledale

September 12 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Gunnerside Gill,
Gunnerside, Swaledale, North Yorkshire DL11 United Kingdom
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This is a re-visit to Gunnerside Gill that was led by Richard Lamb in 1988. Meeting place – in the centre of the village, at SD950982 (Sat Nav Lat 54.37934 Lon -2.07715). There should be parking on the west side of the bridge. Meet at the bridge. Food – Packed lunch only I’m afraid Footwear – Walking boots. Hopefully we can find a safe place to cross the beck and not need wellies. In addition to the ferns, the gill…

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October 2015

South Wales & Borders Group – Picton Castle Gardens

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Picton Castle,
Haverfordwest Pembrokeshire SA62 4AS United Kingdom
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Visit to Picton Castle Gardens in Pembrokeshire, with indoor meeting. For our final visit of the year we are going to the far south west of our range to visit a fern garden in balmy Pembrokeshire. There are ferns throughout this large and varied garden, but they are particularly notable in the wooded areas, where there are British natives and exotic species including tree ferns, and in the fernery in an old walled garden. We’re very grateful to Roddy Milne,…

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Yorkshire Group – AGM, RHS Garden Harlow Carr

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
RHS Garden Harlow Carr,
Crag Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 1UE United Kingdom
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10.00 Classroom open to set up plant sales, and discuss topics of interest over a cup of coffee. 10.30 Activity to be arranged 12.30 Lunch 14.00 AGM 15.30 Tea, members’ slides, plant sales Last updated on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

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