Seeking a short-winged cricket.
Picture taken at Humphrey Head.
Picture Sylvia Woodhead.
Picture taken at Brown Robin Reserve Grange over Sands
Picture Ian Maynard.
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Members will be informed by email at least a week before the meeting.
Meetings are free to members. Visitors are welcome to all meetings at a cost of £3 per person.
Meetings are held at the URC Hall in Kents Bank Road at 7.30pm.
Friday Wildlife in Cumbria 70 yrs on
Oct 6th The speaker will be Stephen Trotter
CEO of Cumbria Wildlife Trust
Friday Jewel of Central America
Oct 20th The wildlife of Costa Rica
A talk by Ken Taylor - a member of the Society
Friday Cumbria Wildlife Trust Reserves by Drone
Nov 3rd The speaker will be Colin Aldred
a professional photographer and drone operator
Friday Bird Behaviour
Nov 17th The speaker will be Kevin Briggs
He is an independent researcher with many years experience
Friday Protecting, Conserving and Monitoring
Dec 1st aquatic environments of South Cumbria .
The speaker is Kate Smith
South Cumbria Rivers Trust
Friday Members Social Evening
Dec 15th There will be various short talks by members of the Society with natural history displays and hopefully some food!
Friday The Ice Age in Cumbria
Jan 12th The speaker will be Prof Paul Carling
Emeritus Professor of Geomorphology at University of Southampton
Jan 26th Followed by a talk - Natural History in Iceland in Winter
The speaker will be Peter Woodhead - Chair of the Society
Friday The Galapagos Islands
Feb 9th The speaker will be Dr Audrey Brown
President of Cumbria GeoConservation.
Friday Lake District Trees, Woods and Forests
Feb 23rd The speaker will be Andrew Weatherall
He is the RSPB Policy Officer
Friday Marine Conservation
March 8th The speaker will be Georgia de Jong Clyndert
Head of Marine Conservation at the Cumbria Wildlife Trust
Friday The Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership
March 15th The speaker will be David Evans
The Artist In Residence Scheme
We are pleased to announce that Karen Lester has agreed to continue in her role as
Artist in Residence for the coming year
Events are being organised at the moment and when these are finalised they will be posted in this site
Details of Events will also be circulated to members
Empty larval web of the Small Eggar moth,
a nationally scarce moth, seen on Hampsfell in
The adult moths fly in March and are rarely seen.
Picture by Sylvia Woodhead
Canada Goose and goslings at
Hodbarrow RSPB reserve.
Picture by Andrew Musgrave.