End to End Nature Care Summer 2021 Schedule

Rivenhall & Silver End

End to End Nature Care

May be subject to change.

Weds 21stApril7:00pm Cowslip Count: Meet in the car park for Tarecroft Wood on Rickstones Road.(TL824171) Cowslips
Weds 19thMay7.00pm Barrowfield Wood, Rivenhall Meet at the church.
Weds 26thMay 7.00pm Aquatic surveying, Whetmead nature reserve, Witham. Meet behind the sewage works on Blackwater Lane (TL827138).
Weds 2ndJune7.00 pmRivenhall Churchyard. A survey of the churchyard for herpetofauna followed by general plants and invertebrate surveying.1 Year Old

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Young Mice

Weds 9thJune7.00pm Silver End Field Hedgerows,. to check on Sulphur Clover population and survey other plants and invertebrates. Meet in Western Arms car park (CM8 3SD or TL813193) Common Broomrape

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Weds 16thJune7.00pm Pond invertebrate surveying, Rivenhall. Meet at St. Mary's Road, Rivenhall (CM8 3PE or TL827174). Bring hand lens and spoon (white plastic is ideal).
Weds 23rdJune6.30 for 7.00pm High Woods country park, Colchester Meet at Stovens Hall Farm (CM8 3HQ or TL825172).at 6.30 to car share or in the country park car park off Turner Road (TL999268 ) at 7.00pm
Weds 30thJune7.00pm Solitary bee surveying, Rivenhall. Meet at the Village Hall. Followed by optional glowworm survey at Bulford Mill Lane, Cressing (CM77 8NT or TL777202).
Weds 7thJuly6.30 for 7.00pmHeybridge Basin seawall. Meet at Stovern's Hall Farm (CM8 3HQ or TL825172) at 18:30 to car share or at Daisy Meadow car park (free), Heybridge Basin (TL870069) at 19:00. Bring binoculars and and plant ID guides. Possibility of a drink in the pub after!
Weds 14thJuly7.00pmInvertebrate surveying in Rivenhall Thicks. Meet at the sugarbeet stand by the sharp bend in the Rivenhall/Silver End road (TL822187). Followed by optional glowworm survey at on Bulford Mill Lane, Cressing (CM77 8NT or TL777202).
Weds 21stJuly6.30 for 7.00pmTiptree Heath. Meet at 18:30 at Stovern's Hall Farm to car share or at 19:00 at the Heath car park.
Weds 28thJuly7.00pmPond dipping in Wilson's Pond, Stovern's Hall Farm; a dedicated evening rather than the usual "light touch". Followed by optional glowworm survey at Bulford Mill Lane (TL777202).
Weds 4thAugust7.00pmAmbling in White Notley. Meet near the bridge/ford on Station Road, White Notley (TL787184).
Weds 11thAugust7.00pmAquatic surveying in the River Blackwater at Brockwell Meadow, Kelvedon. Meet at Teal Way, Kelvedon (CO5 9PP or TL865186). Arrowhead

Backswimmer and snail

Weds 18thAugust7.00pmAmbling at Rivenhall Airfield. Meet on the lane by Allshots industrial park (TL830200)
Weds 25thAugust7.00pmTree fruits and molluscs/invertebrates, Tarecroft Wood, plus crepuscular signs as dusk falls. Meet in the parking area at the bottom of the track to the Wood (TL824171).
Weds 1stSeptember7.00pmLate summer plant and invertebrate surveying at Silver End Pits. Meet in Western Arms car park (CM8 3SD or TL813193). We may visit the pub afterwards.
Friday 10th September7.30pmJames Abbott has kindly agreed to lead another outdoor astronomy evening at the sugarbeet stand. We will observe from a point along the track towards Rivenhall Thicks. There will be plenty of objects to view and James will have a 4" refracting telescope for us to look through. It's worth bringing binoculars too, or even your own telescope if you have one. All are welcome so spread the word.

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 evenings with a guest guide/expert may involve a small donation, usually 2.00 per person.
or E Mail simon@e2e.silverend.org

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