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May 2019

Visit to Heathcoat Fabrics (IA Section)

Thu. 9 May 2019 at 2:00 pm

This visit to Heathcoat Fabrics Limited in Tiverton (EX16 5LL) provides a rare opportunity to see inside the textile mill that was founded in Tiverton by John Heathcote in 1816 in order to escape…

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Leats and Landscape (Geology and IA Sections)

Sat. 11 May 2019 at 10:00 am
£3 – £4

Exploring the leats and the landscape around Exe Island, Exeter. With Martin Watts and Jenny Bennett. We meet at 10 am the Mill on the Exe Restaurant/pub for a short talk about the area…

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Visit to Halsdon Wood (Entomology Section)

Sat. 11 May 2019 at 10:00 am

Halsdon Wood is a Devon Wildlife Trust Site. Meet at Ashwell carpark at the north end of the reserve SS554130. Bring packed lunch. This is a joint meeting with the Devon Fly group and…

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The Elephant’s Graveyard (Botany Section)

Sun. 12 May 2019 at 10:00 am

A field trip to "The Elephant's Graveyard", Axmouth – Lyme Regis Undercliffs NNR. With David Allen and Donald Campbell in search of Purple Gromwell (Lithospermum purpureocaeruleum) and a count of Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans)…

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Dawlish Warren Day (Exeter & S Devon Branches)

Tue. 14 May 2019 at 10:00 am
Langstone Cliff Hotel, Mount Pleasant Road
Dawlish Warren, Devon EX7 0NA
£10 – £12

A joint Exeter Branch and South Devon Branch arrangement Dawlish Warren Day will be a celebration of the magnificent, multi-designated and intensively studied sand spit at the mouth of the Exe Estuary. The morning…

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Visit to Green Haven (Entomology Section)

Sat. 18 May 2019 at 10:30 am

A visit to Green Haven, Ilsington. This is a small private nature reserve belonging to our member Helen Heathman who has kindly opened it up to us. Park on the side of the road…

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Holne Chase (Botany Section)

Sat. 18 May 2019 at 11:00 am

We’re fortunate to be able to visit this privately-owned site on the edge of Dartmoor. Numbers will be limited, so please book if you wish to join us. Leaders: Jonathan Aylett and Tim Purches.…

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June 2019

Wheatland Farm (Botany & Entomology Sections)

Sun. 9 June 2019 at 11:00 am

 As well as providing holiday accommodation, the 21-acre Wheatland Farm at Winkleigh is managed for wildlife, and includes the 7-acre Popehouse Moor SSSI. The Botany Section last visited in 2009, so it will be…

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The Pinwill Sisters at Sheepstor and Yelverton Churches (external event)

Fri. 14 June 2019 at 2:00 pm
£5

The Dartmoor Society invites members of The Devonshire Association to this event. St Leonard's Church, Sheepstor (PL20 6PF, SX 5602 6766) St Paul's Church, Yelverton (PL20 6AB, SX 5210 6775) For about ten years…

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Moth trapping in New England Wood (Entomology Section)

Fri. 14 June 2019 at 9:00 pm

Leader: Barry Henwood 01626 364080. New England Wood is at SX 597543. Nearest postcode is PL7 5BA. From the A38 at the Lee Mill junction, following signs to Yealmpton. After approximately a mile at…

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Field trip to Mid-Cornwall (IA Section)

Sat. 15 June 2019 - Sun. 16 June 2019
£3 – £10

IASDA / SCIAS Field Trip Visit to Mid-Cornwall, part of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site. Saturday 15th June Luxulyan Valley 9.00 am Assemble at the Carclaze Inn. PL25 4EJ…

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Soar Mill Cove and Bolt Tail (Botany Section)

Sun. 16 June 2019 at 10:30 am

A joint meeting with BSBI. Meet at 10.30 am at the National Trust car park at Bolberry Down, SX6887 3855 southwest of Malborough on the A381 between Kingsbridge and Salcombe. We will explore the…

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