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MNA PROGRAMME 2018

 

Sat 24th Nov Sefton/Lunt Meadows.

Type: Outdoor meeting, make your own way there
Where we are meeting: Meet 12.15 Punch Bowl car park. [133 bus departs outside Waterloo station at 11.57]

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Trees

Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader David Bryant

 

 

Sat 8th Dec Xmas Meal.

Where we are meeting: Ship Inn Haskayne 12.00. Arriva 300 bus from Queen’s Square.

 

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Sat 12th Jan Caergwrle Fagl Lane Quarry Lake.

Type: Outdoor meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet Bidston station at 9:32 for the Wrexham train to Caergwrle station arriving at 10:14. Linear walk finishing Hope station.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Winter wildfowl. possible winter fungi
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader David Bryant

 

Sun 3rd Feb Marton Mere and Fairhaven Lakes.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 9.00 Bromborough, 9.15 Conway Park, 9.30 William Brown Street, 9.45 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Winter wildfowl.

Guided or free to roam: FTR & Guided, leader Dave Bryant.

 

Wed 13th Feb Crosby Marine Lake and Gardens.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: 11.00 Waterloo Station

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Winter wildfowl & waders
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Jim Hughes

 

Sat 23rd Feb AGM

Type: Indoor meeting, talk followed by AGM, make your own way there
Where we are meeting: 11.00 Jackson Lees Group, 3rd Floor, Walker House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book?  No, MEMBERS ONLY PLEASE

Talk: ‘Local Fauna & Flora’ by Chris Derri

 

Wed 6th Mar Arrowe Park.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: 11.00 Entrance to Landican cemetery. Bus 471/472 from Liverpool Sir Thomas Street.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Possible Brown Hares, Woodland Birds
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

Sun 24th Mar Eastham Country Park.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: 11.00 Visitor Centre

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Woodland Birds and Fungi
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Sabena Blackbird

 

Sat 13th Apr Hilbre – low tide walk.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: 10.00 Dee Lane Slipway, West Kirby, low tide 12.23

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Marine Life, Waders & Grey Seals
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Sabena Blackbird

 

Wed 17th Apr Kew Woods, Southport.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: 11.00 car park Dobbies Garden centre, Benthams Way Birkdale, Southport PR8 4HX

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Woodland Birds
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

Sun 28th Apr Leighton Moss RSPB Reserve.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 9.00 Bromborough, 9.15 Conway Park, 9.30 William Brown Street, 9.45 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see?

Guided or free to roam: FTR or Guided, leader Sabena Blackbird

 

Sat 18th May Ynys-hir RSPB Reserve.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.00 Rocket (Crimpers), 8.15 William Brown Street, 8.30 Conway Park Station, 8.45 Bromborough Village.

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Summer Migrants, Insects, Wildflowers

Guided or free to roam: FTR or Guided, leader Dave Bryant

 

Sat 1st June MNA 80th Anniversary Trip. Anglesey – Puffin Island & Penmon Point.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.30 Rocket (Crimpers), 8.45 William Brown Street, 9.00 Conway Park Station, 9.15 Bromborough Village.

Cost: £20 – boat trip extra - price tbd

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Coastal Birds, Marine Life, Wildflowers,

Guided or free to roam: FTR or Guided, leader Sabena Blackbird

 

Sun 16th June St Aidan’s RSPB Reserve, nr Leeds.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 9.00 Bromborough, 9.15 Conway Park, 9.30 William Brown Street, 9.45 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Summer Migrants, Insects, Butterflies

Guided or free to roam: FTR or Guided, leader Dave Bryant

 

Sat 13th July Dunsop Bridge.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.30 Bromborough, 8.45 Conway Park, 9.00 William Brown Street, 9.15 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Moorland Birds and Plants possible Hen Harrier

Guided or free to roam: FTR or Guided, leader Dave Bryant

 

Sat 3rd Aug Delamere.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: Chester Station for the 10.02 train to Delamere Station arriving 10.18

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Dragonflies, Insects, Wildflowers
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Dave Bryant

 

Sat 31st Aug Potteric Carr YWT, Doncaster.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.30 Bromborough Village, 8.45 Conway Park, 9.00 William Brown Street, 9.15 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20 & entrance charge for non-members of the Wildlife Trust

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see? Waders, Wildfowl, Dragonflies

Guided or free to roam: FTR or Guided, leader Alexander Mansfield

 

Sat 7th Sept Neumann's Flash.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet Liverpool Central for the 9.15 train to Chester then 10.02 train to Northwich. (Buy through ticket when starting out.) Or meet 11.00 RSPB car park at SJ663748.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Waders, Wildfowl
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Dave Bryant

 

Sun 29th Sept Fungi Foray. Dibbinsdale.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet 11.00 Bromborough Rake Station.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Fungi! Also Woodland Birds
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Sabena Blackbird

 

Sat 5th Oct Dovestones Reservoir, Saddleworth Moor.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet Lime St for the 09:52 train to Manchester Piccadilly then 11:17 train to Greenfield.

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Fungi, Moorland Birds
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Dave Bryant

 

 

Wed 16th Oct Greenbank and Sefton Park.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet 11.00 Brookhouse Pub, Smithdown Road. Linear Walk

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Parkland Birds possible Ring-necked Parakeet
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

Sat 19th Oct Sniggery Wood and Little Crosby.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet 10.30 Hall Road Station. Linear walk no facilities

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Woodland Birds
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Jim Hughes

 

Sat 26th Oct Beacon Fell CP.

Type: Coach Trip

Where we are meeting: 8.30 Bromborough Village, 8.45 Conway Park, 9.00 William Brown Street, 9.15 Rocket (start M62)

Cost: £20.

Do I need to book? Yes with Coach Secretary Seema Aggarwhal Tel: 07984 231059 or if no answer with Christine Barton Tel: 07854 776421

What do we expect to see?

Guided or free to roam: FTR or Guided, leader John Clegg

 

Sat 9th Nov Lunt Meadows.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet 11.15 in car park; entrance on Lunt Road between Lunt and Homer Green. [133 bus departs 10.57 outside Waterloo station]

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see?
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Alexander Mansfield

 

Wed 13th Nov Walton Hall Park.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: Meet 11.00 entrance to car park at junction Walton Hall Ave & Blackthorne Road. Stagecoach Bus 19 or X3 from Liverpool Queen Square

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Parkland Birds
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader John Clegg

 

Sat 30th Nov Pennington Flash.

Type: Outdoor Meeting

Where we are meeting: 11.30 Visitor Centre

Cost: Free of charge.
Do I need to book? No, just turn up.
What do we expect to see? Winter Wildfowl, Woodland Birds
Guided or free to roam: Guided, leader Alexander Mansfield

 

Sat 7th Dec Xmas Meal.

Where we are meeting: Ring O Bells, West Kirby 12.00

 

 

 

NWFG 2018

 

Details of the North West Fungus Group can be found on their website and their 2018 programme is available below

 

NWFG foray programme 2018 v2.pdf
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