Winter Programme 2020-2021

Please note that, because of the current pandemic, we will not be holding meetings at the Friends’ Meeting House for the rest of the 2020-21 winter season. Meanwhile we are arranging to hold most of our programme by Zoom.

(Meetings are normally held at 7.30pm on Mondays at the Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal)

28 Sep 2020 No meeting

12 Oct 2020 ZOOM MEETING. Jamie Normington: Coast to Coast for ‘The Lost Words’. Jamie walked 200 miles to raise funds to buy nature books for 200 Cumbrian schools, visiting communities along the way

26 Oct 2020 ZOOM MEETING. Bryan Yorke: Nature of Hutton Roof. Update on Fauna and Flora of Hutton Roof

9 Nov 2020 ZOOM MEETING. Mike Hall: Fungi of Field, Forest and Fell. A look at some of the commoner fungi of these habitats with evidence of their spore dispersal mechanisms, and their importance is the ecological balance.

23 Nov 2020 ZOOM MEETING. Dorothy Grace: New Zealand: Ferns, Forests and Flippers. The Natural History of New Zealand including North, South and Stewart Islands

14 Dec 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING postponed from March. This will be held by Zoom with an opportunity for members to arrange for proxy votes the be held by the Chairman.

11 Jan 2021 ZOOM MEETING. Judith Robinson: Birds in Chile. An illustrated talk based on a visit to central and northern Chile in 2019, featuring aspects of the natural history of the area and concentrating on the birds

25 Jan 2021 ZOOM MEETING. Steve Lipscombe: The BOOM project (Back on our map). Species restoration in South Cumbria

8 Feb 2021 Ian Hodkinson: Early Naturalists in Lakeland. CANCELLED

22 Feb 2021 ZOOM MEETING. John Mounsey: Peru in May. Animals and plants among the Andes and down to the Pacific.  Some reference to human activities is inevitable 

8 Mar 2021 The 3rd Fred Gould Memorial Lecture: CANCELLED.


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