Meet at 10 for 10.30 Leader Steve Munyard This looks like a fascinating day a visit to a re-wilding project near Netherfield and a visit to some great gardens in Winchelsea More details closer to the event but bring a packed lunch. As always all members (and their friends) are invited, and we particularly welcome … Continue reading SE: Netherfield and Winchelsea East Sussex
Meet at 11am. We should find Diphasiastrum alpinum and Lycopodium clavatum, as well as Botrychium (lunaria or nordicum?) and horsetails. There are other larger ferns in the area. The site is at about 236 m, and quite exposed. If it is at all windy it will be cold, so we'll need to have plenty of … Continue reading S: Lycophytes on Shotts Bing
By the River Tweed near Ladykirk House (NT885 456) there is a colony of sea spleenwort, more than 10km from the sea. After a walk along the Tweed, we will go on to Paxton House near Berwick, to explore the grounds which are very ferny, and then have tea! More information will be available nearer … Continue reading S: Inland Asplenium marinum and a walk along the Tweed
Leaders: Clare and Mark Kitchen May Hill lies on the Gloucestershire/Herefordshire border and is the highest point in Gloucestershire. We hope to see amongst others Equisetum sylvaticum, Wood Horsetail and a substantial population of Gymnocarpium dryopteris, Oak Fern. Meet at 11.00am at the National Trust Car Park. SO69062216. Bring lunch to carry and have suitable … Continue reading WS: May Hill, Gloucestershire
More information at a later date.
This will be a weekend meeting either in Eskdale or Borrowdale. Exact details will be available next year
Cornel Howells’ ferns in medieval double-ditches and Antingham Ponds. Further details of all these events will be made available nearer the time. Please let Peter Blake know if you wish to attend any of the events on: email@example.com
An exploratory hill walk to mountain crags at the top of Kirkton Glen. There are old records of Polystichum lonchitis, Asplenium viride, Botrychium lunaria, Equisetum variegatum and others, some or all of which we hope to find still present. We will meet at 10.30am in Balquhidder, at Rob Roy's Grave (NN5360 2092; parking by the … Continue reading S: Kirkton Glen, Balquhidder
Hosted by Sue Olsen from Seattle. A chance to spend a week visiting botanical gardens, private gardens and native fern sites in the north-west of the USA. Early booking through Julian Reed is strongly advisable
Meet at the Lochan na h-Achlaise view point car park (NN316 485). There is another site at Loch Ba on the other side of the road. If that is busy, there is another car park a mile or two further south on the A82. We will look for Lycopodiella inundata, as well as many ferns … Continue reading S: Lochan na h-Achlaise on Rannock Moor
This will be the second part to last-year’s trip. Exact details will be available next year.
Leaders: Brian & Sue Dockerill The Dare Valley Park was opened in 1973 as the result of the restoration of former colliery sites. Covering over 450 acres it ranges from woodland and scrub through grassland to cliffs and scree’s, the home of the less usual ferns. Altogether the botany is of such interest that Tim … Continue reading WS: Dare Valley Country Park