End to End Nature Care Summer Schedule

Rivenhall & Silver End

End to End Nature Care

Programme of Summer Activities 2014

Wednesday 23rd April 19.30 Cowslip Survey. Meet in the parking area at the bottom of the track to Tarecroft Wood (TL824171).
Wednesday 30th April 19.30 Spring flowers in Thrift Wood, Woodham Walter. Limited road verge parking on approaches to the road junction by the entrance to The Warren golf club (TL804060). Yellow Archangel
Wednesday 7thMay19.15 for 19.30 Birdwatching at Tiptree Heath with John Thorogood. Meet at 19:15 at Stovern's Hall Farm (TL825172) to car share or at the heath car park (TL879146) at 19:30. Bring binoculars and maybe torches to check the ponds for newts. 2 donation. Heath Dog Violet
Wednesday 14thMay19.30 Rivenhall Churchyard to work on the reptiles and amphibians survey. Bring torches as we will walk to some local ponds to look for newts. Dave's Inspection
Wednesday 21stMay19.10 for 19.30 Birdwatching at Old Hall Marsh. Meet at 19:10 at Stovern's Hall Farm (TL825172) or at 19:30 at Salcott Church (TL952136).
Wednesday 28thMay19.30 Silver End Pits and Rivenhall Thicks: wild flowers, dragonflies, etc. Meet at the Western Arms. Evening probably rounded off with a drink in the pub.
Wednesday 4thJune19.30 Surveying Essex Local Geological Sites in Faulkbourne and White Notley. Meet at the Cross Keys pub, White Notley. Faulkbourne Church
Wednesday 11thJune19.30 Walk along the River Chelmer from Ulting. Meet at Hoe Mill bridge (TL808082). Canada Geese
New Born Calf
Wednesday 18thJune19.30 Wildflower Count. Meet at Hole Farm, off Cressing Road (under the small railway bridge - TL803187). Bring plant ID guides.
Saturday 21stJune9.00 Cavenham Heath, Cambridgeshire, with Nigel Cooper. We are mustering at Stovern's Hall Farm at 09:00am to car share over to Cavenham Heath, where we will meet Nigel at 10:30am. Please bring a packed lunch. In the afternoon we will be travelling on to Devil's Dyke. After that we are invited back to the Coopers' for tea and cake, or something similar. If you're planning on coming I'd appreciate you letting me know in advance, so that we have some idea of numbers. You will obviously need to be dressed and equipped for a day in the outdoors, with binoculars, hand lens and botanical ID books useful.
Wednesday 25thJune19.30 Visit to the Trafalgar Wood at Porter's Farm on Parkgate Road (TL834192). Sun Dog
Ice Crystals
Pyramidal Orchid
Bee Orchids
Wednesday 2ndJuly21.30 LATE Glowworm surveying. Meet at Cressing Railway Station on Bulford Mill Lane (TL777202). Bring a torch. Glow Worm
Wednesday 9thJuly19.30 Wildflower Count at Silver End. Meet at the Western Arms. Bring plant ID guides. Followed by a repeat of the Bulford Mill Lane glowworm survey. Glow Worm
Glow Worm
Saturday 12thJuly 9.30 Morning butterfly safari in and around Tarecroft Wood and Rivenhall Thicks. Meet in the parking area at the bottom of the track to Tarecroft Wood (TL824171). Red Admiral
Green Lacewing
Meadow Brown
Musk Mallow
Wednesday 16thJuly19.30 Summer Social at Stovern's Hall Farm (TL825172). Plant and invertebrate surveying in Wilson's pond, plant survey of Rickstones Road verge, plus a Committee meeting and a social evening - bring a bottle and/or nibbles. Emerald Beetles
Gold Finches
Blue Tailled Damsel
Wednesday 23rdJuly19.00 for 19.30 Surveying Essex Local Geological Sites in Colchester. Meet at 19:00 at Stovern's Hall Farm (TL825172) to car share or at 19:00 in the Priory Street car park, Colchester (50p to park). Cricket
Fossil Wood
Saturday 26thJuly TBC Dengie Peninsula Coastal Walk with John Macrae. Meet mid morning - details to be confirmed.
Wednesday 30thJuly21.30 LATE Glowworm surveying. Meet at Cressing Railway Station on Bulford Mill Lane (TL777202). Bring a torch. Glow worm
Glow worm
Wednesday 6thAugust19.30 Ambling in the Rivenhall area. Meet at the Church. Boxing hares
Boxing hares
Wednesday 13thAugust 19.30 Invertebrate Surveying in Rivenhall Thicks. Meet at the sugarbeet stand by the sharp bend in the Rivenhall/Silver End road (TL822187). Deadly Nightshade
Female Black-tailed skimmer
Atropa belladonna
Wednesday 20thAugust19.30 Church geology. Visiting a couple of local churches to examine the geology of the building materials. Meet at Stovern's Hall Farm (TL825172) from where we will be travelling on. Tudor extension
A Gargoyle
Another Gargoyle
Unusual Gravestone
Wednesday 27thAugust19.00 EARLY Ambling along Braxted Wall. Meet at the entrance to Pundicts Lodge on Braxted Park Road (TL865147).
Wednesday 3rdSeptember19.00 EARLY Bat surveying in Kelvedon and Feering. Meet outside The Sun Inn on Feering Hill (TL866193). Evening will probably be concluded by a drink in the pub.

N.B. Some details may change. If you are unsure of specifics for any activity, please call Simon on 01621 810141 or 07947 388180. Any events marked with an asterisk are organised by other groups. Simon has more details if required. Evenings with a guest guide/expert may involve a small charge, usually 2.00.

For details of all group activities telephone Simon on 01621 810141 / 07947 388180
or E Mail simon@e2e.silverend.org

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