Field Meetings Programme 2021


The field meetings programme for 2020 was suspended due to the Coronavirus outbreak but we are hoping to roll out the entire programme in 2021 instead!  It will look something like this but please stay in touch here, through FacebookTwitter and the Shropshire Botany Google group.

May. Earl's Hill. Meet at 11:00 am in the car park at SJ409057. This will be the perfect time of year to see the wonderful woodland flowers plus the spring ephemerals in the acid grassland. The walk will have some steep climbs and spectacular views. For further information about the meeting please contact John Handley, 07507 054695, johnhandley11@gmail.com

May. Brook Vessons Farm and Paulith Bank. Meet at 10:00 am in the farm yard at SJ395012. Parking spaces are limited so please car share where possible. For further information about the meeting please contact Dan Wrench, 07718391794, danwrench@gmail.com

June. Muxton Marsh. Meet at 11:00 am in Woodbine Close. This is a cul-de-sac off Marshbrook Way, Muxton at SJ7146 1351. Park between drive ways as discreetly as possible. For further information about the meeting please contact Penny Wysome, 01952 242617, pennywysome@yahoo.com

June. Smiling Tree Farm, Chapel Lawn, Cardoc and Bryncambric. Meet at 11:00 am in the farm yard at SO 3162 7582. Please car share where possible. You will see meadows, streamside vegetation, and upland acid grassland / heath. For further information about the meeting please contact Mags Cousins, 07873 532681, mags@bagbatch.co.uk

July. Secret Hills Discovery Centre, Meadows. Meet at 9:00 am in the car park at SO434824. For further information about the meeting please contact Mags Cousins, 07873 532681, mags@bagbatch.co.uk

July. Clive Churchyard and Grinshill. Meet at 10:00 am at Clive Church at SJ5146 2408. Please car share where possible as there are only a few parking places alongside Drawwell Street, just north of the Church. The access will be very easy in the churchyard for the first part of the walk and moderate going for the walk up Grinshill. It will be a mix of recording and training. Attending for just an hour or two in the churchyard is fine. For further information about the meeting please contact Andrew Perry, andrew.perrynt@gmail.com

November. Microscopy for Botanists at Preston Montford. Meet at 10:30 am in the main car park at SJ432143. This is a training event in the use of microscopes for botanist. For further information about the meeting please contact Martin Godfrey, mfgodfrey49@gmail.com


The next Indoor Meeting is going to be online - we're having a virtual Winter Social on Sat. 16th Jan. 2021, 2-4pm.  More details to follow soon.

Stay in touch here and through FacebookTwitter and the Shropshire Botany Google group.