CNHS Diary 2021

All events subject to confirmation and pandemic restrictions. Please confirm with the organisers – links in list at end of diary events.

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January 24 – CBG excursion to Whittlesey, Kings Dyke NR – UNLIKELY DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
January 25 – CWT Matt Hayes on ‘The history of wildlife: engaging audiences with museum collections’ and AGM – ONLINE

February 2 – TC talk Jeremy Purseglove ‘Working with Nature’ – ONLINE
February 4 – CNHS talk Rosie Bleet ‘Bees, bee conservation and bee roads’ – ONLINE
February 11 – CNHS talk Chantal Helm ‘Monitoring bats at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden’ – ONLINE
February 18 – CNHS talk Cicely Marshall ‘King’s College Wildflower Meadow’ – ONLINE
February 21 – CBG excursion to Harlton clunch pit – PROVISIONAL
February 22 – CWT talk Kate Howlett ‘Can biodiversity make children happy?’
February 25 – CNHS talk Paul Hoxey ‘Botanical explorations of Haiti’ – ONLINE

March 2 – TC talk Stephen Tomkins ‘Safeguarding our local water resources’ – ONLINE
March 4 – CNHS talk ONLINE – PROVISIONAL
March 6 – CBG excursion to Croxton Park – SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT ADVICE
March 11 – CNHS talk ONLINE – PROVISIONAL
March 14 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows – SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT ADVICE
March 18 – CNHS talk ONLINE – PROVISIONAL
March 21 – CBG excursion to Monks Wood NNR – SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT ADVICE
March 25 – CNHS talk ONLINE – PROVISIONAL
March 27 – BDS spring conference
March 27 – CFG excursion to SW Cambridgeshire churchyards – SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT ADVICE
March 29 – CWT talk Stuart Newson ‘Calling in the dark – developing tools and infrastructure for large-scale acoustic monitoring of wildlife’ – ONLINE
March 30 – TC talk Tony Juniper ‘Nature recovery’ – ONLINE

April 8 – CNHS Council – ONLINE
April 10 – CBG excursion to Hayley Wood – SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT ADVICE
April 11 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows – SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT ADVICE
April 18 – CFG excursion – SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT ADVICE
April 26 – CWT talk

May 11 – CFG excursion
May 20 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows
May 22 – BSBI beginners’ meeting, Trumpington Meadows

June 12 – CFG excursion
June 24 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows

July 4 – CFG excursion
July 22 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows
July 27 – CFG excursion

August 14 – CFG excursion
August 22 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows (TBC)

September 12 – CFG excursion
September 26 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows (Lichens & galls)

October 9 – CFG excursion
October 24 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows (Fungi)

November 28 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows (Bryophytes)

PAST EVENTS Diary listings for 2016 and onwards can be found here.

January 1 – CNHS field study, Trumpington Meadows (New Year Plant Hunt) CANCELLED due to covid-19 restrictions
January 3 – CFG New Year Plant Hunt, Cambridge CANCELLED due to covid-19 restrictions
January 9 – CBG excursion to Pampisford Hall UNLIKELY due to covid-19 restrictions
January 14 – CNHS Council ONLINE

Abbreviations, with links to the organisations’ websites where details of events can be found: 
ARUWS – Anglia Ruskin University Wildlife Society
BDS – British Dragonfly Society
BEE – Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution Seminars, 4pm Zoology part II lecture theatre.
BioSoc  – CU Biological Society
BSA – British Science Association, Cambridgeshire
CBG –  Cambridge Bryological Group
CBC – Cambridgeshire Bird Club
CBKA – Cambridgeshire Beekeepers’ Association
CCF – Cambridge Conservation Forum
CFG – Cambridgeshire Flora Group.  Meetings mostly start at 10am
CGS – Cambridgeshire Geological Society
CLG – Cambridge Lichen Group – contact Louise Bacon.
CNH – Cabinet of Natural History seminar
CPERC – Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Environmental Records Centre
CPPF – Cambridge Past, Present & Future  Booking is usually required
CPS – Cambridge Philosophical Society
CUMS – CU Mycological Society
CUNS – CU Nature Society
CUWCS – CU Wildlife Conservation Society
CUPS – CU Physics Society  
CUSS – Cambridge University Scientific Society
CUVZS – CU Veterinary  Zoological  Society.
CVF – Cam Valley Forum
CWT – Cambridge city group of the Wildlife Trust
FRRFD – Friends of the Roman Road and Fleam Dyke
FoCB – Friends of Cherry Hinton Brook
FoSC – Friends of Stourbridge Common
HFFS – Hunts Flora and Fauna Society
LNR – Local Nature Reserve.  These events may require booking..
SCFG – South Cambs Fungus Group
RSPB – Cambridge RSPB local group
SHNH – Society for the History of Natural History
TC – Transition Cambridge
SS – Cambridge Sustainable City events
WT – other Wildlife Trust events