This calendar has been compiled by the Hertfordshire Natural History Society (HNHS) on behalf of natural history organisations in Hertfordshire. The type of event is colour coded: Outdoor events, Indoor meetings.

Tue 28 Nov 2017 (8:00pm - 9:30pm)

Battle Against Wildlife Crime

A talk about crimes against wildlife from RSPB...

A talk from Operational Investigators Guy Shorrocks and Mark Thomas from RSPB headquarters.  Learn about the fascinating work of the RSPB Special Investigations Team, investigating crimes against wild birds in the UK and their commitment to the protection of our wildlife.

Meet at Howlands Baptist Church, The Commons, WGC, AL7 4RS.

No booking required.


This event is free to attend. However, as a registered charity, any donations are greatly appreciated. We suggest a donation of £3 for members and £5 for non-members to cover our administration costs.

Organised by: Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Fri 01 Dec 2017 (1:30pm - 3:00pm)

Wildfowl and Waders

An afternoon walk around Wilstone Reservoir...

Explore Wilstone Reservoir with Reserves Officer Joshua.  He will explain and identify the different types of wildfowl and how they differ.  We will spend time seeing which species we can spot on the water and in the margins.

Please select the total quantity of spaces you require (adults and children). If this event is showing fully booked, please email to be placed on the waitlist.

Tring Reservoirs,
Hertfordshire ,
HP23 4PA

Grid reference
SP 904 134

Official post

Organised by: Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

31st October 21st November 12th December

Mosses and liverworts in orchards

Three field meetings are planned this autumn (usually morning to mid-afternoon) to record bryophytes in orchard habitats (on the trees and their surroundings) and there will be further meetings in the spring.:
Tuesday 31st October (at Tewin Orchard)
Tuesday 21st November (site to be confirmed)
Tuesday 12th December (site to be confirmed)

Please contact Agneta Burton ( for details of the meetings and to be added to the circulation list for bryophyte excursions.
Handlens essential (x10 or x20) and probably useful, if you have a copy, British Mosses and Liverworts a field guide published by and available from the British Bryological Society.”

Organised by: Other