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May 2019

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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January 2020

New Year Plant Hunt (Botany Section)

Sat. 4 January 2020 at 10:00 am

John Day has again organised a meeting for us to take part in the BSBI's New Year Plant Hunt (you can find more details at bsbi.org/new-year-plant-hunt). It will take place on Saturday 4th January…

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February 2020

AGM 2020 (Botany Section)

Sat. 29 February 2020 at 11:00 am
Bickleigh Village Hall EX16 8RD

The AGM will be followed by an informal walk to look at lichens and bryophytes in the vicinity, and a short slide-show. The car park at Bickleigh Village Hall is quite small so it…

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April 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Solland Farm (Botany Section)

Sat. 18 April 2020 at 11:00 am

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. Location: Solland Farm, Exbourne. Leader Mark Pool. A joint meeting with…

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May 2020

Cancelled: Visit to Walls Hill (Botany Section)

Sat. 23 May 2020 at 10:30 am

All DA events up to 30 June have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. See our dedicated page for the latest information. Location: Walls Hill, Torquay. Leaders Bob Hodgson and Bill Hudson. A…

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