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Photographs taken June to November 2011

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Five Weirs Way

 

On The Butterfly Trail South Anston

   
   
 
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On Frogatt Edge 21 October 2010

At a stone circle on Froggatt Edge we found an offering (money) on top of this stone.  We never know what we may see on our monthly forays!

Fungal Foray 15 October 2009


Fungus foray with Rob Foster - Oct 2009 - Click to enlarge

Honey Fungus - Armillaria polymyces

Hedgehog Fungus - Hydnum Repandum

 
Sheffield canal - 19th August 2010

U3A NATURAL HISTORY GROUP MEETINGS 2017

All meetings start at 10am and finish around lunchtime.  They are mostly on the 3rd Thursday in each month but there is no meeting in January.

Date Venue Leader Directions and map reference
16/02/17 Sheffield Wildlife Trust HQ A talk by Ben Keywood 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield. S2 2SF
16/03/17 Orgreave Jude Warrinder Meet at Treeton Sports Ground, Washfield Lane. A57 Parkway from city centre. Leave at junction 5 and take B6533 to Catcliffe. Turn right at Plough Inn onto B6067 to Treeton.. Drive up through town and, on brow of hill, turn right into Front Street. Just past church turn right into Washfield Lane. Park on street by Sports Ground. SK431875
20/04/17 Padley Gorge Bridget Meet on B6521 opposite the Longshaw entrance where the ice cream van parks. SK 258799
18/05/17 Pleasley Pit John and Enid Carpark at old colliery, Pit Lane. SK499644
15/06/17 Deepdale Ken B Meet at the White Lodge carpark on the A6 west of Ashford in the Water. There is a parking charge but Blue Badge holders are free. SK170706
06/07/17 Bradford Dale Liz From the A6 between Bakewell and Rowsley take the B5056. After about a mile turn right towards Youlgreave. After another mile, just after the village of Alport there are parking spaces on both sides of the road. SK219645
20/07/17 Anston Stones Wood Janet and Robin North Anston Community Centre carpark. SK 521842
17/08/17 Ogston Reservoir Malcolm Proceed from Sheffield on A 61 through Chesterfield then Clay Cross. The next village is Stretton. There are two roads to the right, the first is High Stairs Lane which runs into the second which is the B6014. Where it forks take the left fork going down the hill. The reservoir is on the left. Turn left immediately after passing the reservoir. We meet at the West carpark which is also used by the yachting club. SK374604
21/09/17 Centenary Riverside. Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust John and Al Parking on Riverside Way, Rotherham. S60 1DS. SK421921
19/10/17 Barlow Ken B Meet in the carpark beside Allen Wood; this is about 1.5 km from Barlow Common Side and is reached by turning right off the B6051 (heading south) on to Far Lane just before entering Common Side village. SK321751
16/11/17 Ecclesall Wood Robin Meet at the Discovery Centre, Abbey Lane. (You may need to park on the roadside as there is limited parking in the centre.)
07/12/17 Three Merry Lads, Redmires Road John and Al Indoor meeting
 

 

 

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