End to End Nature Care Summer Schedule

Rivenhall & Silver End

End to End Nature Care

Programme of Summer Activities 2017

DATE TIME ACTIVITY Photos
Wednesday 26th April 19.15 Cowslip Survey. Meet in the parking area at the bottom of the track to Tarecroft Wood (TL824171). False Oxslip
Cowslip
Wednesday 3rd May 19.00 for 19.30 Spring flowers and Nightingales, Tiptree Heath: Meet at 19:00 at Stovern's Hall Farm (TL825172) to car share or at 19:30 at the Heath car park (TL883149) . Bring binoculars.
Wednesday 10th May 19.30 Early orchid hunt in Rivenhall Thicks. Meet at the sugarbeet stand by the sharp bend in the Rivenhall/Silver End road (TL822187). Wild Service Tree (Sorbus torminalis)

Wasp Beetle(Clytus arietis)

Wednesday 17th May 19.30 Spring flowers at Oxley Meadow, Tolleshunt Knights. Meet at Stovern's Hall Farm (TL825172) at 19:00 to car share or at the reserve (TL918149 - parking limited) at 19:30. All are invited back to Simon's afterwards.
Wednesday 24thrd May 19.30 Newt lamping/freshwater dipping, Silver End pits. Meet at the Western Arms. Female Great Diving Beetle - Dytiscus marginalis

Wednesday 31st May 19.30 Plant hunting on Bradwell gravel pit restoration area. Meet in the layby opposite the path to Watery Lane on Cuthedge Lane (TL820222). Bring hand lens and plant ID guides. Bee Orchid

Grass Vetchling

Blue Fleabane

Wednesday 7th June 18.30 for 1900 National Plant Monitoring Scheme at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough CO5 7RZ. Meet at Stovern's Hall Farm at 18:30 to car share or at Abbotts Hall at 19:00. Bring hand lens and plant ID guides.
Wednesday 14th June 19.00 for 19.30Midsummer canal walk starting at Beeleigh Falls. Meet prompt at Stovern's Hall Farm at 19:00 to car share or at 19:30 in the lane to Beeleigh Abbey CM9 6LL (TL 838076).
Wednesday 21st June 19.30 Freshwater surveying in the R. Blackwater at Coggeshall. Meet in the large field entrance on the east side of the Coggeshall Road from Feering, opposite Old Mill Lane (TL867213). Bring wellies, nets, etc.
Wednesday 28th June 19.30 Summer Social at Stovern's Hall Farm (TL825172) including a forum meeting and a social evening - bring a bottle and/or nibbles.
Wednesday 5th July 19.30 Fairstead and Terling churchyards. Meet at Fairstead church, Fairstead Hall Road, CM3 2AT (TL768167). Followed by glowworm survey at Bulford Mill Lane (TL777202).
Saturday 8th July 9.30 Morning butterfly safari in Silver End area. Meet in the Western Arms car park.
Wednesday 12th July 19.30 Whetmead nature reserve, Witham. Meet behind the sewage works on Blackwater Lane (TL827138). Followed by glowworm surveying in Wickham Bishops.
Wednesday 19th July 22.00 LATE Glowworm surveying. Meet at Cressing Railway Station on Bulford Mill Lane (TL777202).
Wednesday 26th July 18.30 for 19.00National Plant Monitoring Scheme at Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough CO5 7RZ. Meet at Stovern's Hall Farm at 18:30 to car share or at Abbotts Hall at 19:00. Bring hand lens and plant ID guides.
Wednesday 2nd August 19.30 Brain valley tufa hunt. Meet at White Notley football ground (TL792174). Followed by glowworm survey at Bulford Mill Lane (TL777202).
Wednesday 9th August 19.30 Walk to Sniveller's Lane. Meet at Rivenhall Church.
Wednesday 16th August 19.00 for 19.30Thrift Wood, Woodham Walter. Meet at 19:00 at Stovern's Hall Farm (TL825172) to car share or at 19:30 at the road junction by the entrance to The Warren golf club CM9 6RW (TL803060).
Wednesday 23rd August 19.00 EARLYRambling on Rivenhall Airfield. Meet at Allshots Industrial area (TL830200).
Wednesday 30th August 19.00 EARLYJames Cooke Wood, Maldon Road, Witham (beyond Olivers Nursery). Meet in the parking area (TL819123)
Wednesday 6th September 19.00 EARLYColeman's Reservoir for birds and then bats. Meet at the entrance from Braxted Road (TL843159).

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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