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Summer Programme

August 23 Thursday 10:30 AM A Coastal Walk along Barnaby Sands, Knott End

Meet at he 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 01524 730812

September 8 Saturday 10:30 AM A Walk on Caton Moor, above Brookhouse

Meet at 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
Contact Chris Workman 01524 67326 or Rob Zloch 07767 797797

Winter Programme

All indoor meetings are held on the second Friday of the month from September until March, from 7:30pm at the Chuch of the Ascension, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH. (the Hall is in Michaelson Avenue, first left off Lancaster Road between The Shrimp Roundabout and Torrisholme) There is a a charge of £2 including light refreshments.

October 12 Friday 7:30 PM Moving Forward with the Lune Rivers Trust

Sarah James, Chairperson of the Trust, will give an illustrated talk about the projects planned by the Trust to improve and maintain our important rivers.

November 9 Friday 7:30 PM “79 Degrees North” – a naturalist`s visit to Svalbard.

A talk by Ruth Piearce about the flora she discovered in this remote arctic habitat.

December 14 Friday 7:30 PM A Christmas Quiz, Members Own Photos and a Jacob’s Join.

Enjoy a friendly quiz compiled by Sheila Cooper and a festive supper. Members are invited to bring their own photos which can be shown on the projector.
Members are invited to bring photos or items of interest to include in the Quiz. Contributions welcome for the Jacob’s Join

January 11 Friday 7:30 PM Bats of North Lancashire

An illustrated talk by local expert Gail Armstrong about these fascinating creatures.

February 8 Friday 7:30 PM Red Squirrels — Their Ecology and Survival.

An illustrated talk by Phil Dykes about this delightful but scarce mammal. Phil is one of LWT`s regular speakers and an active and informed member of the Lancashire Mammal Group.

March 8 Friday 7:30 PM Marine Conservation and the impact of Overfishing

An illustrated talk by LWT speaker Chris Glaze about the impact of overfishing.

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