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 19 Feb 2019

Bryophyte Meeting

Please contact Agneta (mas.burton@btinternet.com) for more details, including the location. 

Organised by: Hertfordshire Natural History Society

Wed 20 Feb 2019 (10.15am)

Day visit to Tring Reservoirs

A full day birdwatching led by Nick Murray. Please inform the leader in advance if you plan to attend.

Meet at 10.15 am in Startops End car park on B489 (car park charge). We will move on to Wilstone Reservoir (SP904135, HP23 4PA) for lunch and afternoon birdwatching. The visit will end by 4 pm.

Bring suitable clothing and footwear along with lunch.

Contribution to petrol costs if car sharing. A voluntary £1 donation to the RSPB would be appreciated.

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group

Wed 27 Feb 2019 (9.45am)

Wednesday walk: Fishers Green

Meet in Fishers Green car park at end of Stubbins Hall Lane, off B194 Waltham Abbey. Walk leaves at 9.45 and lasts about a leisurely 3 hours. Toilets in car park and parking charges are £2.50 for the day.

Organised by: Other

Wed 27 Feb 2019 (9.45am)

Morning walk in the Ver Valley from St. Albans

A morning walk in the Ver Valley from St. Albans led by Ann and Roger Doubleday

Location: Starting point in St Albans, contact the leaders for details.

Car parking fees in St Albans, plus a voluntary £1 donation to the RSPB would be appreciated.

E-mail: annrogerbw@gmail.com

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group

Fri 01 Mar 2019 (7.30pm)

Saving Nature in a Changing World

 

The speaker is Martin Harper, the RSPB's Conservation Director, who leads the charity’s strategy on conservation research, land management, advice and advocacy. Venue: 'The Settlement’ Nevells Road, Letchworth SG6 4UB; £3 entry charge for non-members of Hitchin & Letchworth RSPB Group.

Organised by: Other

Sat 02 Mar 2019 (2pm to 5.30pm)

Herts Bird Conference 2019

The annual Herts Bird Club - BTO conference will take place from 2pm to 5.30pm at the offices of Affinity Water, Tamblin Way, Hatfield AL10 9EZ

Programme:

2:00        Welcome – Peter Delaloye, Chairman, Herts Bird Club

               Affinity Water Update on the water situation in Hertfordshire  – Alister Leggatt

2:05        Swifts – Vicky Duxbury

2:25       Whinchats – Martin Ketcher

Organised by: Hertfordshire Natural History Society

Sun 03 Mar 2019 (8am - 10.15am)

Harpenden Lea Valley Walk

Guided walk along the River Lea identifying local birds, led by John Taylor.

No experience of birdwatching necessary.Meet by the bridge across the River Lea near the 'Marquis of Granby' pub, which is at the junction of Crabtree Lane and Marquis Lane. 

Free but a £1 donation for the RSPB would be appreciated.

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group

Wed 06 Mar 2019 (10am)

Heartwood Forest Walk

Heartwood Forest. Woodland Trust forest for wintering woodland birds and raptors.

Meet in car park near Sandridge at 10.00. Nearest Post Code AL4 9DQ .

Organised by: Other

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Bryophyte Meeting

Please contact Agneta (mas.burton@btinternet.com) for more details, including the location. 

Organised by: Hertfordshire Natural History Society

Wed 20 Mar 2019 (10.15am)

Day visit to Fisher's Green in the Lea Valley

A full day of birdwatching. Led by John Bristow. Please contact the leader in advance if you plan to attend. 

Meet at 10.15 am at the Fishers Green car park on Stubbins Hall Lane (EN9 2EF), off the B194 north of Waltham Abbey. The visit will end by 4 pm.

Car park charge £2.50. Contribution towards petrol costs when car sharing and an optional £1 donation to the RSPB.

Organised by: RSPB Harpenden Local Group