Winter Talks At BEECHE

Date Time Title Presenter
Saturday 13th Oct 2018 1:30 pm Kent's Wild Year Simon Ginnaw
Simon makes a welcome return to show us more photographs included in his multi-media presentation. His talk outlines his travels around Kent through the seasons looking at the county's wildlife and landscapes.
Saturday 17th Nov 2018 1:30 pm 20 Years of Nest-boxing Bob Francis
An illustrated talk about Bob's 20 years experience of checking nest boxes of all type (Birds and Small Mammals) and being fascinated, horrified, surprised and sometimes puzzled by their contents.
Saturday 8th Dec 2018 1:30 pm Urban Reserves Alison Ruyter
A positive look at how nature can thrive in some of the places we least expect. The talk will be based mostly on some Kent Wildlife Trust Reserves.
Saturday 12th Jan 2019 1:30 pm Wildlife of Yellowstone National Park Duncan McDonald
Duncan gave the Orpington Field Club a talk last year on his wildlife journeys through Europe. He is now making a welcome return. He has previously worked as a Countryside Ranger for the Highland Council within the Cairngorms National Park as well as being a guide for Speyside Wildlife. His passion for wildlife and conservation has taken him across the globe. His illustrated talk this time will outline his trips to the Yellowstone National Park, USA.
Saturday 9th Feb 2019 1:30 pm The Spanish Bluebell - Menace or Misunderstood Fred Rumsey
Fred's talk will firstly focus on what we know about the Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) and related species and describe the research he was involved with aimed at addressing the alarmist claims which have been made about the imminent demise of our native Bluebell and its introduction and spread.
Saturday 9th March 2019 1:30 pm Social. Members.
The social will give members the opportunity to review the previous year and shape the future direction of the club's new 'Facebook' format. There will be refreshments.

Five interesting talks have been arranged for the second Saturday afternoons of each month from October to February at BEECHE. These will be between 1.30pm and 3.30pm with refreshments, giving members and visitors a chance to network!

Talks for Winter 2019-2020 have not yet been scheduled.

The photograph in the background of this page is of Arundel Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Sussex, and is copyright © Trudy Fleming 2012.