Events 2017

  During the dark winter months we have worked hard to plan a range of events for members to enjoy during 2017, in line with our fifth aim. We spent a lot of time liasing  with two charities  we hoped to co-ordinate a charity fund raiser for 2017. Our idea was to host a charity Dog […]

Spring update 2017

Members may be interested to know that our Committee have continued to meet, in part to agree the future role of our group . We feel our aims which were agreed when we first established still remain current: To liaise with the STT and other interested organisations to ensure that Rowley Fields is maintained to […]

Fungi Foray

A FUNGI FORAY took place on 22nd October 2016 such was  its success,  it was repeated on 5th November. Thanks to Mike Anderson’s passion and knowledge of both mushrooms and the Welcombe Hills and despite the lack of rain, the participants had a great opportunity to familiarise themselves with the incredible variety of mushrooms that […]

Fungi Walk

Interested in fungi? Want to know more about what you can find? Mike Anderson has been walking the hills for many years photographing and eating the fungi on the hills and invites you to join him on a fungi foray at 11 am on Saturday 22nd October (rain or shine). You need to be prepared […]

Three species of bats!

Twenty friends took part in an evening Bat Walk hosted from Warwickshire Bat Group on a warm but slightly windy Friday evening. Following an excellent introduction by Lois, the group were treated to their first sighting. As the sky was darkening a single Noctule Bat was seen flying along the perimeter of the field alongside Maidenhead Road. […]

The Bat Walk returns by popular demand

Back by popular demand our next Bat Walk will take place on Friday 9th September at 7.30pm when we will again welcome our expert guide Lois from Warwickshire Bat Group. The evening walk around the fields is an informative and fun event. Lois will have a number of bat detectors for us to use on the walk, which will end at […]

Chairman’s Annual Report 2016

Here is our Chairman’s report to our Annual General Meeting – July 2016 Annual General Meeting Speech 2016

THE BIG BUTTERFLY COUNT – July 15th – August 7th

  Idly watching a beautiful butterfly flit across a meadow is one of life’s simple pleasures and now it’s time to perform a health check on these graceful creatures and our environment. This summer, Butterfly Conservation are organising a Big Butterfly Count between July 15th and August 7th , so why not have a wander […]

Oedemera nobilis

One of our members was walking the fields today Monday 20th June 2016 and was attracted to the unusually deep pink dog rose growing just outside the maze area in the dip that was the pond, she could not believe her luck at finding this glorious iridescent pollen beetle inside one of the flowers. We don’t know […]

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