Events calendar

All indoor meetings are held at Goytre Village Hall, Newtown Road, Penperlleni, NP4 0AR

May
26
Sun
2024
Outdoor meeting Trellech Heaths @ Trellech Heaths
May 26 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet at Ninewells Car Park  SO 51495 03853 at 08:30 Moderate 2-3 hour walk

 

May
31
Fri
2024
Outdoor meeting Wentwood Forest @ Wentwood forest
May 31 @ 8:30 pm
 Meet Cadira Beeches  Car park  ST422948 at 20:30

Easy evening walk to look for Nightjar and Woodcock
Jun
1
Sat
2024
Nightjar event (GOS/GWT) – survey launch with Steve Roberts giving talk/Richard Clarke & Andy Karren introducing survey @ Cwmcarn Forest Drive visitor centre
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This event is to be confirmed for a date in June. so there will be a future update.

7:00pm – 8:30pm talks and presentations, followed by a walk to listen for churring birds.

Join us for a fascinating evening all about the “Goatsucker” (Nightjar) with an illustrated talk and a presentation on how you can take part in a local survey and be a citizen scientist.  After the talks we will be going on a walk to listen for churring birds.  Not to be missed.

Jun
12
Wed
2024
Outdoor meeting Henllys Local Nature Reserve. @ Henllys Local Nature Reserve.
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Meet at Birch Grove Car Park,  ST272936     W3W: backs.filer.pouch 09:30 Easy 2 hour walk
Jun
15
Sat
2024
Outdoor meeting Collister Pill @ Collister Pill
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Undy Church   ST439869 at 09:00 easy 3 hour walk
Jun
22
Sat
2024
Outdoor meeting #Allt-yr yn NR and Ynys-y-Fro Reservoir @ Allt-yr yn NR and Ynys-y-Fro Reservoir
Jun 22 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Met at Fourteen Locks Car Park (possible £1 charge) 08:00

3 hours walk – some gradients and steep  steps
Jul
6
Sat
2024
Outdoor Meeting -Around the Grange Project @ Grange Farm, NP25 5HW. Grid: SO 42130 16435
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am
Outdoor Meeting -Around the Grange Project @ Grange Farm, NP25 5HW. Grid: SO 42130 16435

The Grange Project – Rewilding in action

Aug
10
Sat
2024
Outdoor meeting NRW Uskmouth (bird ringing) @ NWR Uskmouth
Aug 10 @ 7:00 am
Meet at NWR Uskmouth RSPB centre 07:00

Bird ringing with Goldcliff Ringing Group. Close up to Cetti’s, Sedge and
Reed Warbler and possibly Blackcap, Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff.
Sep
14
Sat
2024
The River Birds of Gwent Steph Tyler
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This indoor talk needs to be confirmed so the date is currently provisional.

Stephanie Joy Tyler MBE, also known as Steph Tyler, is a British ornithologist, zoologist, naturalist, conservationist, and author from Monmouthshire. She is particularly known for her work on Dippers and the preservation of river habitats.

Sep
21
Sat
2024
Outdoor meeting Bird Steart Nature Reserve Somerset
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am
Meet at Steart Car Park ST 25208 44210 09:00

Full Day in this large improving reserve
Oct
11
Fri
2024
Outdoor meeting Portland weekend @ Portland Bill Bird observatory
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm
Full Day in this large improving reserve
Weekend – Bookings taken from 1st July – take sleeping bag and food Please contact Dave for details

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Nov
23
Sat
2024
Pole Position Marek Borkowski @ Goytre Village Hall
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Hear how a farm at the iconic Biebrza Marsh (NE Poland) has been managed for wildlife and is now full of birds, mammals, butterflies. With all Polish bird specialities breeding including eight species of Woodpeckers, River, Savi’s, and Barred warbler.  Bluethroat, Pygmy and Eagle Owl; Wolves, Elk, Beaver, two species of Martens and Camberwell Beauty butterfly.

Dec
14
Sat
2024
Outdoor meeting Slimbridge @ Slimbridge WWT
Dec 14 @ 9:15 am
Full day  – Winter visitors inc Bewicks and Whoopers Meet in the Car Park at 09:15. Entry is free for  member of WWT but there is a charge for non-members.