Events 2016

Annual General Meeting
Thursday 3rd November, 2016 at 7pm

The Church Hall, St Mary’s Without-the-Walls, Overleigh Road, Handbridge, Chester CH4 7HL The AGM will be followed by a talk and presentation by Jill Burton on: Erddig, the Jewel in the Crown of Welsh country houses.
Mike Dix is bringing his plans for the proposed clubhouse on Barnfield. Do come along and have your say, there will be consultation forms available to fill in.

The Friends of the Meadows Balsam Bash 7pm, Thursday 30 June 2016.

Next Botany Evening July 12th 2016, meet Lower Park Road

The New Year Plant Hunt only attracted 3 hardy souls, but it did stay dry and we found 30 species in flower. January.
Trees in winter ran successfully despite the freezing weather. February

Botany Evenings will run on the second Tuesday evening of the month, 7 p.m.
Tuesday 10th May
Meet at Bottoms Lane Entrance
A quick look round Gorsty Bank, ID at trees, look for saplings to replant, then down onto the meadow for sedges and grasses.

Tuesday 14th June
Meet by the ferry.
Another look at the willow carr by the river bank nearer to ferry, and check grassland species.

Tuesday 12th July
Meet Lower Park Road entrance.
Quick look at Barnfield – concentrate more on damp patch nearer river; count hedge species, then back onto pond area, count orchid spikes and look at ditch. flora.

Tuesday 9th August
Meet at North West Gate by the riverside path (White Gate entrance)
Explore the river bank opposite Deva Terrace

Other events TBC.