Hertfordshire Natural History Society

Sat 04 Nov 2017 (2pm - 5.30pm)

HNHS members and interested non-members are warmly invited to join us at the Hatfield offices of Affinity Water (Tamblin Way, AL10 9EZ) for an afternoon of topical talks about Hertfordshire wildlife.

The speakers this year are:

Sarah Scott (Environment Agency): The Importance of River Corridors to Bats

Jenny Sherwen (HMWT):  Thorley Wash Nature Reserve – from Ruin to Riches

Roger Beecroft (Legacy Grazing) – The Legacy Grazing Project

Chantal Helm (University of Hertfordshire) – Update on the Hertfordshire Mammals, Amphibians and Reptiles Atlas (MARA) project

Ian Carle (HNHS) – Update on digitising the Hertfordshire Natural History Society's Transactions.

The Society's prestigious 1875 Awards for outstanding work relating to Hertfordshire natural history will be presented to Andrew Wood, author of Butterflies of Hertfordshire and Middlesex and, posthumously, to  Ted Fletcher, Editor of the Hertfordshire Bird Report from 1998 until his sudden death a year ago.

During a refreshment break there will be an opportunity to chat to other HNHS members abd meet the Hertfordshire wildlife recorders for different groups of species. HNHS books will be on sale at specially reduced prices.

The Society's Annual General Meeting will also take place during the meeting from 3.45pm to approximately 4.00pm.

There is an admission charge of £5 for the Autumn Meeting (pay at the door). Entry to the AGM only is free, but only HNHS members will be able to vote or otherwise take part. 

We are, once again, most grateful to Affinity Water for agreeing to host the meeting.


Organised by: Hertfordshire Natural History Society