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.

Sat 19 Oct 2019 (10am - 3pm)

Microscopists' Fair

St. Stephen's Church Hall, St. Albans, AL1 2PT. The Quekett Microscopial Society's sales event is an opportunity to acquire microscopes and related equipment suitable for natural history use.

Organised by: Other

Sat 09 Nov 2019 (2pm to 5.30pm)

HNHS Autumn Meeting and AGM

HNHS members and guests are warmly invited to the Autumn Meeting and Annual General Meeting , which will take place at the offices of Affinity Water, Tamblin Way, Hatfield AL10 9EZ.

Speaker programme t.b.a.. Presentations will be made to this year’s winners of the Society’s prestigious 1875 Awards and there will be the usual range of stalls to visit at tea time, including bargain book offers on HNHS books.

Admission to the conference is £5 on the door.  Attendance at the AGM only is free. Our thanks go to Affinity Water for kindly hosting this event. 

Organised by: Hertfordshire Natural History Society

Wed 27 Nov 2019 (8pm)

Gerald Salisbury Memorial Lecture

The annual lecture, organised jointly by Welwyn Natural History Society and HNHS, will take place at Welwyn Civic Centre, Civic Centre, Prospect Place, Welwyn, AL6 9EN

Speaker: Graham White, RSPB Head of Reserves Ecology 

Animal droppings : their identification and contribution to practical conservation (Title: tba)

Organised by: Hertfordshire Natural History Society

Sat 07 Dec 2019 (9.30am - 4pm)

Walk visiting Rye Meads & Amwell reserves

A full day walk at Rye Meads / and HMWT Amwell.  The walk will conclude by viewing the Amwell gull roost.

Meet in Rye Meads reserve car park at 9.30am. Postcode: SG12 8JS 


Organised by: RSPB South East Herts Group

Wed 18 Dec 2019 (10am)

Christmas walk from Batford Springs to Leasey Bridge

A walk along the Lea Valley from Batford Springs to Leasey Bridge and return. Followed by an optional lunch at a local pub.

Harpenden, meet by the bridge across the River Lea at Batford Springs .

Please tell Geoff Horn in advance if you wish to join the lunch (

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group