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Summer Programme 2018

June 22, Fri. 10.30am A Walk along Brock Valley

Meet at Brock Mill car park. Grid Ref: SD548431.
A lovely walk following the River Brock where there should be plenty of wildlife to see at this time of year.
Contact:Cis Brook on 01524 752280

July 1st, Sunday 10.30am Fairfield Association fields survey

Meet at Fauna Sunnyside Lane access SD 469611
An attempt to record as much as we can in three hours or so.
Owing to the drought, no pond-dipping will take place. Wellingtons might be unnecessary.
Contact:Chris Workman on 01524 67326

July 19, Thur. 1.30pm A Walk along the River Kent

Meet at the side of Force Bridge just off the Brettargh Holt roundabout near Sedgwick. Grid Ref: SD507868
A circular walk following the River Kent and along the disused part of the Kendal canal and through fields and woodland.
Contacts:Barbara Crooks on 01524 422110 or Linda Renshaw on 01524 733036

August 23, Thur. 10.30am A Coastal Walk along Barnaby Sands, Knott End

Meet in the car park at Knott End, near the ferry terminus. Grid Ref: SD347485
An easy walk offering the opportunity to see the specialist flora along the shore as well as other coastal species. We will return following a circular path which borders the golf course.
Contact:Steve Garland on 01524 730812

September 8, Sat. 10.30am A Walk on Caton Moor, above Brookhouse

Meet in the car park by the wind turbines, at top of the road above Brookhouse. Grid Ref: SD572643
A guided walk to look at the wildlife to be found in this acidic, upland habitat
Contacts:Chris Workman on 01524 67326 or Rob Zloch on 07767 797797

Wildlife Trust Event

Tuesday 3 July, 2pm: A Guided Walk on Warton Crag

Join Wildlife Truat staff to find out mnore about woodland management across the Crag for some of Britain's rarest butterflies and moths.
Meet County Council car park, LA5 9RB. Booking essential 01524 855030
More information

Lune Valley Swifts Event

July 6, Fri, 7:30pm: Tanya Hoare - Swift Guru

St Paul’s church hall, New Street, Brookhouse, LA2 9JR (behind the parish church)
Tanya will show video footage, bring exhibits, bird boxes etc and the talk will be followed by a ‘swift stroll’ through the village.
For more information about the talk or the group email lunevalleyswifts@gmail.com or contact Kate on 01514 770493.