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BFNHS Events and Outings: 2022

Jan 1st: Nightingale Triangle monthly outdoor work party

Jan 17th: 'The Life of the Badger' by John Fennel

Feb 5th: Nightingale Triangle monthly outdoor work party

Feb 21st: 'A Life on the Wing' by Barbara Polonara

Mar 21st: 'The plight of the Orangutan' by Tony Buckel and Lesley Bradbrook

April 11th: 'Life on a biodynamic Country Estate' by Niki McCann

May 16th: 'St Kilda and the Hebrides, cruising to the edge of the World' by Sara Frost

June 20th: 'Birds of Prey in Flight' (outside event) with Berkshire Birds of Prey

Sunday July 10th: Visit to Gilbert White's House

Sunday July 17th: Evening Tree Walk in South Hill Park

Click here to download the Talks Programme Jan-June 2022.


Further activities and events will be posted.

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Examples of Previous Events and Outings

  • Online Zoom talk: "Food, Foresight and the Future of Farming"
  • 'Signs of Spring' guided tours at Waltham Place, White Waltham
  • Evening Trees Walk at South Hill Park - event poster
  • Visit to the British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield, Surrey - Outing photos
  • Guided glow-worm walk
  • Outing to Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum
  • Birdwatching at WWT Arundel
  • Visit to the Natural History Museum, Tring
  • Bat Walk at South Hill Park with John Wenman from the Ecological Consultancy - Bat Walk Outing Photo
  • Guided walk in Burnham Beeches
  • Exclusive members natural history cinema screenings at South Hill Park
  • Birdwatching at RSPB Pulborough Brooks - Outing Photos
  • A day out at the Hawk Conservancy, Andover - Outing Photos and
    more fabulous photos
  • RSPB led evening walk to see Nightjars
  • Visit to Oxford Botanic Garden and Oxford Natural History Museum
  • Fungal Foray at Lily Hill Park
  • Visit to London Wetland Centre, Barnes - Outing Photos
  • Guided walk on Chobham Common
  • Torch-lit Night Walks at Bill Hill, Lily Hill Park and Clinton's Hill, Swinley Forest and Caesar's Camp
  • Evening Heathland Walk to see Nightjars at Caesar's Camp
  • Visit to Kew Gardens
  • Training for Natural History Museum Microverse Project
  • Veteran Tree Survey Group Training sessions and field based surveying
  • Orchid Walk at Mill Pond
  • Visit to Chelsea Physic Garden
  • Bird-watching at Pagham Harbour W.Sussex
  • Wild Orchid walk at the BBOWT reserve of Homefield Wood - Photos
  • Outing to Butterfly World, St Albans
  • Moth and insect trapping at South Hill Park
  • Outing to the Natural History Museum, London
  • Outing to BBOWT nature reserve at College Lake
  • Lightwater Country Park Quiz with Surrey Heath Rangers
  • Visit to BBOWT nature reserve at Warburg
  • Visit to OPAL Air Centre for pollution studies
  • Outing to Barnes Wetland Centre
Hawk Conservancy
Meet the Secretary Bird - at the Hawk Conservancy
Waltham Place Visit
Ready for tea, following a tour at Waltham Place
Moths at SHP
Moth and insect trapping
Birdwatching at Pagham Harbour
Birdwatching at Pagham Harbour
Outing to Homefield Wood
Wild Orchid walk at Homefield Wood
Outing to Barnes Wetland Centre
Outing to Barnes Wetland Centre