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September 2018

East Dartmoor ferns (Botany Section)

Sat. 8 September 2018 at 9:30 am

NOTE EARLIER START TIME: 9.30 for 10am start. A whistle-stop tour of east Dartmoor looking for Lanceolate Spleenwort (Asplenium obovatum), Narrow Buckler Fern (Dryopteris carthusiana) and its hybrid D. x deweveri, Fir Clubmoss (Huperzia…

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February 2019

AGM 2019 (Botany Section) HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Sat. 2 February 2019 at 11:00 am
Halberton Village Hall, ST007129
Halberton, near Tiverton, Devon

Please note that this event has been postponed due to the snow. Will advise revised date when known. The Botany Section AGM will be held at Halberton Village Hall, near Tiverton. The AGM will…

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April 2019

Arlington Court (Botany Section)

Sat. 13 April 2019 at 10:30 am

A joint meeting with the Devon Bryophyte Group to look at mosses and liverworts. This is also part of the British Bryological Society’s Spring Meeting, so there’ll be even more experts than normal in…

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May 2019

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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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. A 2.5 mile walk taking us along the banks of the River Dart and then up to the site…

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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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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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Dawlish Warren (Botany Section)

Sat. 29 June 2019 at 11:00 am

It’s been some time since the Section last visited this wonderful site. There are regular buses as well as the train to Dawlish Warren station. Meet at the far end of the carpark under…

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Braunton Burrows (Botany Section)

Sun. 30 June 2019 at 11:00 am

A circular walk across the dunes to the beach where we hope to see many of the Burrows special plants and if time permits when we return, we can have a look at the…

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July 2019

Whiteleigh Meadow (Botany Section)

Sun. 7 July 2019 at 11:00 am

Whiteleigh Meadow is near Cookworthy Forest. Meet at the car park in Cookworthy Forest at SS 417 016. The turning is off the A3079 between Brandis Corner and Halwill Junction. The site is culm…

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Culm Grassland (Botany Section)

Sat. 13 July 2019 at 11:00 am

A field trip to a culm grassland site near Witheridge. Meet at Dart Raffe Farm, Witheridge (SS796154) where parking will be available. NON-MEMBERS WELCOME. Bring packed lunch and appropriate footwear. Please contact the leader…

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August 2019

Arable plant meeting at Snapes Point (Botany Section) – cancelled

Sat. 10 August 2019 at 11:00 am

This event had to be cancelled at the last minute due to the inclement weather. It is hoped to reschedule for next year. Meet at the car park at SX73914015 (a National Trust carpark…

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