Event List

Sunday, 15 May 2016 - 10:00am Display a map
Wheatfen Bioblitz and Open Day

The Friends of the Ted Ellis Trust working in conjunction with the Norfolk & Norwich Naturalists Society aim to bring together the specialist recorder, interested naturalist and complete novice to showcase Norfolk's wealth of natural history knowledge and the species present at Wheatfen.

Wheatfen Nature Reserve, The Covey, off The Green, Surlingham, Norwich, Norfolk NR14 7AL

Other
Saturday, 4 June 2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Heath & dune lichens

Tutor: Peter Lambley

at Holt Hall, Kelling Road, Holt, NR25 7DU

Booking essential

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 5 June 2016 - 10:30am - 2:30pm Display a map
West Harling Heath and Knettishall Heath - Morning

Joint two-centre meeting of the Society with Lowestoft Field Club & Norfolk Flora Group at West Harling Heath and Knettishall Heath.

With Arthur Copping (01379 642109).

For West Harling Heath, meet at the junction of forest rides 78 & 79 at map ref. TL985832 (nearest postcode NR16 2SF).

Neil Armour Chelu has kindly given permission for parking in forest ride 79 beyond the barrier, for which Bob Ellis has a key.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 5 June 2016 - 2:30pm - 5:30pm Display a map
West Harling Heath and Knettishall Heath - Afternoon

Joint two-centre meeting of the Society with Lowestoft Field Club & Norfolk Flora Group at West Harling Heath and Knettishall Heath.

With Arthur Copping (01379 642109).

For Knettishall Heath, meet in the car park at the west end of the Heath at map reference TL944808 (nearest postcode IP24 2RY) to explore an area of base-rich grassland bordering the Icknield Way path.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 12 June 2016 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
Full-day meeting with Tony Irwin & Research Group specialists at Ashwellthorpe Lower Wood

All members of the Society are welcome to join the first of 2 NNNS visits marking the 25th anniversary of its coming into NWT ownership as a reserve.

Meet at the NWT car park at Rosemary's Meadow through the wooden 5-barred gate with Reserve notice just off The Street Ashwellthorpe TM138976 (postcode NR16 1HD)

Parking - room for up to 12 cars - or if full park by the kerb a little further east on The Street at about TM142976 (postcode NR16 1AA)

NNNS Research Committee
Sunday, 19 June 2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Basics of plant identification

Tutor: Simon Harrap

at "Natural Surroundings", Bayfield, NR25 7JN

Booking essential

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 26 June 2016 - 10:30am Display a map
"Wild Flowers Revealed": An introduction to plant identification 28

At Catfield Hall Fen.

Beginners & non-experts are specially welcome to join Bob Leaney (01603 782462) with the Norfolk Flora Group and NNNS botanists to see and hear about the fen meadow flowers, tall herb fen flora & good aquatics of this rich site, with displays of southern marsh orchids and the best UK stands of crested buckler fern & its hybrid with Dryopteris carthusiana.

Swallowtails should also be in evidence.

Meet at map ref TG37762128 off Hall Road (nearest postcode NR29 5DB),parking please so as not to obstruct access to buildings, tracks etc.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Friday, 1 July 2016 - 10:00am - Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Seaweeds for landlubbers

July or August. Date to be announced.

Tutors: Dawn Watson & Rob Spray.

Somewhere in North Norfolk. Please contact Tony Leech - email courses@nnns.org.uk or phone 01263 712282, to register an interest & receive details when available.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 9 July 2016 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
Bumblebee Workshop at Sheringham Park

with Nick Owens and Rob Coleman

 at National Trust Sheringham Park, North Norfolk, NR26 8TL

Saturday 9th July 10.30 – 3.30 Cost £25.

Booking: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/03d6ea63-0a67-45b2-bc07-71f70153735b/pages/details

   or Tel. 0844 249 1895

Booking Essential

Other
Sunday, 10 July 2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Wildlife digital photography for beginners

Tutor: Pete Murray

at Holt Hall, Kelling Road, Holt, NR25 7DU

Cost £25, payable at the workshop. To book, email your application to courses@nnns.org.uk or phone Tony Leech on 01263 712282.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Sunday, 7 August 2016 - 10:30am Display a map
"Wild Flowers Revealed". An introduction to plant Identification 29

At Burnham Overy Staithe to Gun Hill & western end of Holkham.

Join Bob Leaney (01603 782462) with the Norfolk Flora Group & NNNS botanists to see and learn about the upper and lower saltmarsh plant communities & the flora associated with different stages of dune development.

Meet at The Hard off East Harbour Way, map ref. TF84484436 (postcode PE31 8JF), parking on the landward side of the car park if possible.

An outward walk of some 2km along the sea wall and the same back again is then involved.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 27 August 2016 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Grasshoppers & crickets

Tutor: Nick Owens

at Sheringham Park, NR26 8TL

Booking essential

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Saturday, 3 September 2016 - 10:30am - 3:30pm Display a map
NNNS Workshop: Shield bugs & ground beetles

Tutors: Rob Coleman & Tristan Bantock

at Sheringham Park, NR26 8TL

Booking essential

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
Norfolk's Orchids and their pollinators

Illustrated talk by Nick Owens

At St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic Group Member’s Evening: ‘Show your own’

All members of the Society are welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group
Sunday, 6 November 2016 - 10:30am Display a map
Mossing for beginners at Ashwellthorpe Lower Wood

in the 25th anniversary year of its coming into the ownership of the Norfolk WildlifeTrust. With Mary Ghullam (01692 402013) & the Norfolk & Suffolk Bryological Group. Meet in the NWT car park at Rosemary’s Meadow through wooden 5-barred gate with Reserve notice just off The Street - room for up to12 cars - or if full park by the kerb a little further east on the Street at about TM 142976 (postcode NR16 1AA). A hand lens would be useful as would old envelopes for collecting moss specimens.

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 8 November 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
The Norfolk Bird Race

Illustrated talk by Andrew Whitelee.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
‘Nature - a photographer’s viewpoint’

Illustrated talk by Norman Tottle

All members of the Society welcome. St. Andrew’s Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 7:30pm Display a map
How to find a tiger

Illustrated talk by Nick Acheson

With festive refreshments

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
Presidential Address: ‘Conservation, Natural Capital, Rewilding: what’s the future for nature in Norfolk?’ Patrick Barkham

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
‘Nature through my camera’
Illustrated talk by Tony Howes

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
‘European eel: the science & the mystery’
Illustrated talk by Dr. Alan Walker of Cefas

at St. Andrew’s Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
‘Cameras as nature study tools’
Illustrated talk by Hans Watson

All members of the Society welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group
Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 10:30am Display a map
An introduction to lichen habitats and species in mid-Norfolk
With Peter Lambley & the Norfolk Lichen Group, looking at mixed habitats including trees, a worked-out gravel pit and churchyards. Entrance about 100 metres north of Lyng Bridge. Beginners very welcome. Sparham Pools: map ref. TG 075178 (post code NR9 5QY)
Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
Annual General Meeting followed by ‘Natural history & conservation of a beautiful aquatic landscape: the Glaven experience’.

Illustrated talk by Carl Sayer of UCL & the Glaven Conservation Group (Talk postponed to this date from March 2016).

St. Andrew’s Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 7:30pm Display a map
Photographic group Member’s Evening: ‘Show your own’

All members of the Society welcome.

St. Andrew's Hall, Eaton (see here for directions and plan).

Photographic Group