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MM&Y: Smithills Country Park, Bolton – Postponed until 2021
September 26, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
This is a joint meeting with the Yorkshire Fern Group led by Michael Wilcox and Bruce Brown. On a recce 18 fern taxa were recorded including self-sown Polystichum polyblepharum for example. The site is listed on several web sites for example see:- https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/woods/smithills-estate/
Meet at the free car park off Smithills Dean Road at SD698119. There is a café and toilets on site though a packed lunch is recommended.
For field meetings members must abide by the BPS Code of Conduct https://ebps.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/BPS-Code-of-Conduct-2015.pdf and https://ebps.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/BPS_Safety_Code_A42015.pdf – the Safety Code which covers responsibilities, clothing and equipment etc. but for avoidance of doubt members must bring adequate warm and waterproof clothing, walking boots and sufficient food and drink for field trips unless otherwise indicated.
Revised re Coronavirus outbreak. Remaining visits subject to confirmation or cancellation.