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Axe Vale & District Conservation Society
Visits to the Website885
Views of 'Full' Record2435

Monthly winter indoor meetings, Wednesday evenings.

Basildon Natural History Society
Visits to the Website1085
Views of 'Full' Record2110

‘The core aims of Butterfly Conservation are to: * Recover threatened butterflies and moths; * Increase numbers of widespread species; * Inspire people to understand and deliver species conservation; * Promote international conservation actions ... We have more than 31,000 members in the UK and 32 volunteer-run Branches throughout the British Isles. We employ over 80 people, including many highly qualified scientists, making us the world's largest research institute for butterflies and moths. We operate 36 nature reserves and we are leading or involved in 73 landscape-scale projects to conserve habitats.‘

Butterfly Conservation
Visits to the Website668
Views of 'Full' Record1178

'CNHS lecture meetings ... take place on Thursday evenings during the winter half of the year and start at 7.30 pm ... Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided from 7.00 pm. All welcome - non members £1.'

Cambridge Natural History Society
Visits to the Website875
Views of 'Full' Record2045

'Throughout autumn, winter and spring there are illustrated talks by leading naturalists and wildlife travellers as well as teach-ins on identification of birds, plants and insects. Particularly popular are the Tuesday evening plant surveys and wild flower identification sessions throughout the season in all kinds of local habitats led by experienced botanists.'

Colchester Natural History Society
Visits to the Website1018
Views of 'Full' Record2432
Craven Conservation Group
Visits to the Website922
Views of 'Full' Record1406

Have organized occasional lectures and talks - and debates.

Dartmoor Society, The
Visits to the Website1317
Views of 'Full' Record1579

Winter indoor meetings, Friday evenings.

Derby Natural History Society
Visits to the Website709
Views of 'Full' Record2682
Earley Environmental Group
Visits to the Website1379
Views of 'Full' Record1722

'Throughout the year the Trust organises Heritage Events such as walks, talks and visits.' Also there is an Annual Lecture in memory of the former Director of the Trust, Alan Wilson.

East Dorset Heritage Trust
Visits to the Website1321
Named Lectures & TalksAlan Wilson Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record1807

Occasional talks organized by the Friends of Forest Farm.

Forest Farm
Visits to the Website1046
Also indexedGlamorganshire Canal Local Nature Reserve
Views of 'Full' Record1065

Winter programme of talks, usually Thursday evenings, organized by the Friends.

Friends of Bushy & Home Parks, The
Visits to the Website771
Views of 'Full' Record1027

Moor Pond Woods are located between Papplewick, Hucknall and Linby, close to the B683 and B6011. The woods are important for their wildlife and archaeology ... The “Friends” meet on the final Wednesday of the month at 19:30, at the Village Hall in Papplewick. Anybody who supports the aims of the “Friends” is welcome to attend. Working days are held when required.’

Friends of Moor Pond Woods
Visits to the Website50
Views of 'Full' Record71

'During the Autumn and Winter months we run a series of short morning walks followed by an afternoon talk on a linking theme ... In the afternoon an invited speaker, usually a published author or other expert on the topic, will present their own research or insights. Usually speakers bring slides or a powerpoint presentation. You’ll have a chance to ask questions and have a cuppa/biscuit (donations welcome), courtesy of our “tea time volunteers”. There is a small charge for attending talks (£5) which is reduced for Members (£3) – you can join on the day and benefit immediately!' ALERT Formerly the Yorkshire Dales Society.

Friends of the Dales
Visits to the Website713
Also indexedYorkshire Dales Society
Views of 'Full' Record1063

Annual Kirby Lecture and Fundraising Event. Enquire about attendance.

Friends of the Lake District
Visits to the Website773
Named Lectures & TalksKirby Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record1149

‘The only UK registered charity to focus exclusively on the conservation and sustainability of the Galapagos Archipelago. Launched in 1995 at the Royal Society, we have supported a vast array of projects in Galapagos ... Coming to one of our events is a fantastic way to get more involved with conservation in Galapagos and can be a great opportunity to meet GCT staff and fellow supporters. We run a wide variety of events throughout the year which regularly feature talks by experts in their field so can be a great way to learn more about this fascinating Archipelago.’

Galapagos Conservation Trust
Visits to the Website67
Views of 'Full' Record98

'Our member organisations carry out geological fieldwork and practical conservation projects; they give guided walks and public talks; they stage rock and fossil roadshows in the community and day workshops for schools; they publish landscape trail guides and educational resources, and do much else besides.'

Geology Trusts, The
Visits to the Website1112
Views of 'Full' Record1339

'In the winter The Gower Society presents talks on subjects related to the conservation, preservation and history of the Lordship.' Monthly meetings, Saturday evenings.

Gower Society, The
Visits to the Website792
Views of 'Full' Record1540

’The Great Fen is a 50-year project to create a huge wetland area. One of the largest restoration projects of its type in Europe, the landscape of the fens between Peterborough and Huntingdon is being transformed for the benefit both of wildlife and of people.‘

Great Fen
Visits to the Website1304
Views of 'Full' Record1167

'The Friends of Greenwich Park have organised an Annual Lecture in late winter or early spring since 1994. Topics are linked to Greenwich Park and related interests.' Occasional other talks organized by the Friends (or the Friends of Greenwich Park Wildlife Group).

Greenwich Park
Visits to the Website1412
Views of 'Full' Record1064

Occasional talks organized by the Friends of Hagg Wood.

Hagg Wood
Visits to the Website1590
Views of 'Full' Record2289

Monthly winter meetings, Thursday evenings.

Huntingdonshire Fauna and Flora Society
Visits to the Website830
Views of 'Full' Record1263

Occasional talks listed in the (Local) Events section: 'The John Muir Trust has an active member network, with groups across the UK. You are welcome to come along to the local events organised by these groups. Contact your local group to see how you can get involved.'

John Muir Trust for Wild Land & Wild Places
Visits to the Website659
Views of 'Full' Record1511

Indoor Meetings 'are usually held on Wednesday evenings twice a month from October to March. Meetings consist of a talk on some aspect of natural history by a knowledgeable speaker, either an invited expert or a member. Most talks use slides as illustrations, and sometimes include specimens or recordings. All talks are aimed at the amateur naturalist, since even those members of the Section who are experts in one area may know very little about another'.

Leicester Literary & Philosophical Society - Natural History
Visits to the Website647
Views of 'Full' Record992

'The LNU is the only amateur Natural History Society covering the whole of Lincolnshire. Members study, record, hold meetings, supply information, publish books, exhibit, discuss and learn ... Indoor Meetings are held on Saturdays ... and start at 2 pm.'

Lincolnshire Naturalists' Union, The
Visits to the Website861
Views of 'Full' Record909

Indoor Meetings 'take place in the evenings, mainly in central London. They are very varied and usually involve presentations about a particular group of plants, animals or birds or about particular wildlife site or area'.

London Natural History Society
Visits to the Website815
Views of 'Full' Record1717
Long Eaton Natural History Society
Visits to the Website938
Views of 'Full' Record1849
Mendip Society, The
Visits to the Website814
Views of 'Full' Record1290

'The Society - now in its 133rd year - continues to promote interest and research into natural history and allied sciences, especially relating to Northamptonshire, and consists of a number of Sections dealing with archaeology and history, astronomy, geology, natural sciences and photography.'

Northamptonshire Natural History Society
Visits to the Website513
Named Lectures & TalksHumfrey Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record1329

'The Oxfordshire Flora Group - formerly the Rare Plants Group - is a part of The Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire. Based in Oxford, it works with local and national organisations ... The Group runs an annual series of lectures on the conservation of plants in Britain and abroad.'

Oxfordshire Flora Group, The
Visits to the Website735
Also indexedAshmolean Natural History Society | Rare Plants Group
Views of 'Full' Record1228
Paxton Pits Nature Reserve
Visits to the Website1479
Views of 'Full' Record1560

Friends of Portsdown Hill 'During the darker months we have meetings on the second Wednesday of the month ... starting at 7.45 pm ... Guest speakers may cover history or wildlife, frequently directly related to Portsdown Hill, but with a few topics relating to other places.'

Portsdown Hill
Visits to the Website839
Views of 'Full' Record1150

Occasional talks at their Open Meetings: 'All our Meetings are "open" - Non-members are especially welcome ... There is a small admission and refreshment charge.'

Rivelin Valley Conservation Group, The
Visits to the Website631
Views of 'Full' Record986

'The society is divided into five branches that cover the river from source to sea. Each branch has its own planning group and river wardens. The branches also provide a programme of social and informative events.'

River Thames Society
Visits to the Website851
Views of 'Full' Record874

'Riverfly Partnership (RP) events, talks and Angler's Monitoring Initiative (AMI) workshops are listed. Riverfly events and courses held by RP partner organisations are also listed.'

Riverfly Partnership, The
Visits to the Website1075
Also indexedSalmon and Trout Association
Views of 'Full' Record1167

Have organized occasional lectures. However: ALERT 'The Trustees have taken the reluctant decision to gradually wind down the activities of the Trust. Consequently, we are not inviting any further applications for membership of the Friends of the Trust and the membership application form has been deleted from this website'.

Romney Marsh Research Trust, The
Visits to the Website454
Views of 'Full' Record1216

'Indoor Meetings take place between October and April on the first Tuesday ... 7.30 - 9.30 pm.'

Rutland Natural History Society
Visits to the Website806
Views of 'Full' Record1292
Selborne Society
Visits to the Website684
Named Lectures & TalksPerivale Wood Local Nature Reserve | Gilbert White Memorial
Views of 'Full' Record2263

'The Society organises a regular programme of meetings and lectures. Some are delivered by national figures ... All lectures are open to all but Society members receive discounted (or free) admission - so why not become a member !' Various venues might be used.

Snowdonia Society
Visits to the Website1300
Views of 'Full' Record1009
South Essex Natural History Society
Visits to the Website444
Views of 'Full' Record903

'The Friends of Stanley Park meet the 3rd Saturday of every month at 2 pm.'

Stanley Park and Salisbury Woodland
Visits to the Website649
Views of 'Full' Record883

Friends of Stanpit Marsh occasional talks. ALERT Unable to raise the Website at Review.

Stanpit Marsh
Visits to the Website724
Views of 'Full' Record1137

'This page tells you about river-related events happening soon in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and Northern Ireland. Examples of things we like to include here: river festivals, beach cleans, hands-on fishing demonstrations, lectures or workshops on nature topics, campaigning events and protests related to rivers and related environmental issues ...'

UK Rivers Network
Visits to the Website976
Views of 'Full' Record1556

'Lectures are held monthly from September to April ... All lectures start at 7.30 pm with refreshments available from 7.15 pm.'

Warwickshire Geological Conservation Group
Visits to the Website594
Views of 'Full' Record911

Occasional talks at one or another of their Centres.

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Visits to the Website456
Views of 'Full' Record870

'A varied programme of illustrated talks by guest speakers takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of the month starting at 7.30pm.'

Wollaton Natural History Society
Visits to the Website662
Views of 'Full' Record1526

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