Saturday, 15 August 2009

Events - Cheshire Wildlife Trust North Group

Forthcoming events for members to take part in during the latter half of the summer and autumn are nearly finalised and will be posted on this blog and emailed around to you all. In the meantime, I thought I would take the opportunity to make you aware of a varied and interesting regular series of talks and lectures organised by Cheshire Wildlife Trust's North Group, including one in January by our Chairman, Dave Bishop.

All of these talks take place in the Lounge of St Mary Magdalene Church Centre at the side of the church. The church sits at the junction of Harboro Road and Moss Lane, Ashton-on-Mersey, Sale. Meetings commence at 7.45pm. Admission charge £2.00 for members, £3.00 for visitors

SEPTEMBER Wed 23rd. RED KITES IN YORKSHIRE. Illustrated talk by Doug Simpsom MBE of the fascinating story of the re-introduction of this beautiful bird.

OCTOBER Wed 28th. FROM GRAVEL TO GREBES. Illustrated talk by Sophie Leadsom, Manager of Lancashire Wildlife Trust's Brockholes Reserve.

NOVEMBER Wed 25th. OTTERS IN BRITAIN. Illustrated talk by Dr Elizabeth Barratt (rescheduled).

DECEMBER Wed 16th. NB This meeting will be in Raglan Road Community Centre, enrtance from Raglan Road, off Washway Road. CONSERVATION GRAZING - WHAT, WHO, WHERE AND WHY? Illustrated talk by farmer and CWT staff member Richard Owen.


JANUARY Wed 27th. PLANTS OF THE MERSEY VALLEY. Illustrated talk by Dave Bishop, Friends of Chorlton Meadows.

FEBRUARY Wed 24th. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE LOCAL RSPCA OFFICER. Illustrated talk by Paul Heaton about his work with wildlife, farm animal and pets.

MARCH Wed 24th. PETER RUDKIN MEMORIAL LECTURE "WELSH COTTAGE DAYS". Illustrated talk by CWT North Group member Margaret McCormick.

More information about Cheshire Wildlife Trust and its local groups can be found at:

Richard Gardner, August 2009

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