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Essex Field Club
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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkIn January we are only open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
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Meetings Ahead

DateRoute FinderVenueLeader
Sat Feb 23rd 2019 10:30-16:00Find routeEssex Moth Group annual meeting. At the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH. Lunch and refreshments on the day, £10 charge on the day. Essential to book in good time. Guest speakers, slide shows, specimen displays.Essential to contact Peter Harvey or Dougal Urquhart in good time beforehand if attending: Email: grayspeterharvey@gmail.com or dougal.urquhart@essex.gov.uk
Sat Mar 9th 2019 10:00Find routeBasildon NHS. BNHS Birdwatch at Thamesside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road, Stanford le Hope SS17 0RN 
Sat Mar 16th 2019 14:00-17:00Find routeEssex Field Club Spring Meeting and AGM. At the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH. 
Mon Mar 25th 2019 08:00Find routeEssex Field Club. Littoral invertebrate surveying, Southend Foreshore. Meet at the Three Shells Cafe, Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, Morning onlySimon Taylor book via 07947 388180 or abmanuk@hotmail.com
Fri Apr 5th 2019 10:00Find routeEssex Field Club. Molluscs and other invertebrates, Marks Hill Wood, Langdon Hills. Meet at the car park on Delmores, Langdon Hills (TQ682874). Bring packed lunch.Simon Taylor book via 07947 388180 or abmanuk@hotmail.com
Sat Apr 27th 2019 10:00Find routeBasildon NHS. Bluebell Walk from St Mary's & All Saints Churck car park SS16 6HY 
Sun May 5th 2019 10:00Find routeEssex Field Club. Molluscs and other invertebrates, Hainault Forest. Meet at the Camelot car park, Manor Road, Lambourne, opposite the Miller & Carter pub RM4 1NH (TQ478944). Bring packed lunch.Simon Taylor book via 07947 388180 or abmanuk@hotmail.com
Sat May 25th 2019 10.30amFind routeGeneral meeting. Saxonbury Wood consists of 4 acres on the west side of Chantry Wood. This private ancient woodland has few records. Park to one side of the wooden five bar gate at TL839128 where there is parking for 2-3 cars or in Wickham Bishops, the village at the eastern end of Chantry Wood, a couple of hundred yards away along Witham Road. Please refer to your newsletter for more details.Contact Peter Harvey: grayspeterharvey@gmail.com
Sat Jun 15th 2019 10.30amFind routeGeneral meeting. Saxonbury Wood consists of 4 acres on the west side of Chantry Wood. This private ancient woodland has few records. Park to one side of the wooden five bar gate at TL839128 where there is parking for 2-3 cars or in Wickham Bishops, the village at the eastern end of Chantry Wood, a couple of hundred yards away along Witham Road. Please refer to your newsletter for more details.Contact Peter Harvey: grayspeterharvey@gmail.com
Fri Jun 21st 2019 19:15Find routeBNHS with Wickford Wildlife Society. Midsummer Day Evening Walk, 19:15 for 19:30, Meet at Westley Heights car park SS16 6HU. Then refreshments at Miller and Carter, High Roar, Langton Hills.  
Sat Jul 6th 2019 10:00Find routeBasildon NHS. Butterfly Safari at Marks Hill/Willow Park. Meet at 10:00 at the green gate and seat in Staneway near SS16 5RN. Parking inside the green gate, no parking on verge. 
Sun Aug 11th 2019 11am - 5pmFind routeThe Essex Natural History Show. The Essex Natural History Show. Activities taking place at: the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH.Contact: Peter Harvey. Email: grayspeterharvey@gmail.com
Sat Sep 14th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC General meeting and Fungi. Sandon ChurchyardTony Boniface Please book 01245 266316 Mobile on the day 07582 775754
Sun Sep 15th 2019 10:00Find routeBasildon NHS. Walk around Marks Hill. meet at delmores car park SS16 6LR. 
Mon Sep 23rd 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungi group. Danbury Common NT Car ParkMartin Gregory Please book 01245 223300.
Fri Sep 27th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC General meeting and Fungi. Mill Green CommonGraham Smith Please book 01277 354034.
Sat Oct 5th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungi group. Norsey woodTony Boniface Please book 01245 266316 Mobile on the day 07582 775754
Thu Oct 10th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungi group. Swan and Cygnet woods, and Hankin's wood, Stock. Packed Lunch. Parking in small layby or on road at TQ688992. John Cooke, 01708 223477, mobile 07941507549 email jhc@johocooke.plus.com
Tue Oct 15th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungi group. Belhus Woods Country Park, Running Water Wood North and South, packed lunch, Charge for parking.Mary Smith Please book 01708 228921, mobile on the day 07903 052095
Sat Oct 19th 2019 11:00Find routeEssex Field Club with Wickford NHS and Basildon HNS. Marks Hill nature Reserve. Meet at Delmores Car Park SS16 6LR TQ681875. Bring lunch if staying all day.Glen Jacobs 01268 551146
Fri Oct 25th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungi group. Hazeleigh WoodGraham Smith Please book 01277 354034.
Sat Oct 26th 2019 10.30amFind routeGeneral meeting. Saxonbury Wood consists of 4 acres on the west side of Chantry Wood. This private ancient woodland has few records. Park to one side of the wooden five bar gate at TL839128 where there is parking for 2-3 cars or in Wickham Bishops, the village at the eastern end of Chantry Wood, a couple of hundred yards away along Witham Road. Please refer to your newsletter for more details.Contact Peter Harvey: grayspeterharvey@gmail.com
Sat Nov 2nd 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungi group with Mill Meadows Socety. Mill Meadows Billericay. Access and very small parking area by scouts hut off Greens Farm Lane TQ 685943. If full there is off street parking available in the town centre which is a short walk from the reserve. Packed Lunch. Tony Boniface Please book 01245 266316 Mobile on the day 07582 775754
Sat Nov 9th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungi group. Waxcap special. Starting from Fryerning Churchyard. TL 638 001. Packed lunch. Fungus group AGM after the meeting at 40 Pentland Avenue CM1 4AZ.Tony Boniface Please book 01245 266316 Mobile on the day 07582 775754
Sat Dec 7th 2019 11:00-16:00Find routeAnnual Exhibition & Social. At the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park SS16 4UH, TQ738, 865Contact: Peter Harvey. Email: grayspeterharvey@gmail.com