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MEETINGS: Once or twice a month on various days to minimise recurrent clashes with members' other commitments.
We are always happy to welcome new members. None of us claim to be experts but try to puzzle our way to the names of the organisms we find. If you are interested in joining us or want more information please contact us.

We usually meet at the Co-op car park, Church Road, New Mills at 10 am. The number on walks is limited only by having enough seats in cars. Attendance varies with members’ diaries, inclinations and the weather (we are sensible people, not masochists).

Come and join us. There's no limit to the number on the mailing list.



Thursday 9 July 2019 Lathkill Dale

This much loved dale in the White Peak forms a mosaic of habitats that offer a wide range of flowering plants including the rare Jacob's Ladder and a number of orchids species. At this time of year butterflies should be numerous as should water-loving birds like wagtails and the loveable dipper together with various warblers, redstarts and others.

Meet 10.00am New Mills Coop car park to car share.


2019 Meetings

Wednesday 27 February Martin Mere
Tuesday 12 March cancelled due to weather
Wednesday 3 April Sale Water Park
Thursday 18 April Pennington Flash
Friday 10 May Stanage Edge and Longshaw Estate
Friday 24 May Hartington Meadows
Thursday 20 June Higher Plainstead Farm
Tuesday 9 July Lathkill Dale
Thursday 25 July Upper Goyt Valley and Errwood
Wednesday 28 August Minninglow and Royston Grange
Friday 20 September RSPB Old Moor
Tuesday 8 October Carsington Water
late October/November High Tide or Raptor Watch on The Wirral

Higher Plainstead Farm

(photos taken by Jean Windsor
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Hartington Meadows

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Sale Water Park

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June 2019