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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are normally open to the public on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays 11am-4pm, check. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

Meetings ahead

DateRoute FinderVenueLeader
Mon Mar 25th 2019 08:00Find routeLittoral 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
Sat Apr 13th 2019 10:00Find routeMolluscs 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 Apr 28th 2019 10:30Find routeGeneral Meeting. General Meeting. Rainham Wildspace SSSI (TQ520819). Wildspace is part of the Inner Thames Marshes SSSI, and has reedbeds, hedgerows and general herbaceous/scrub. Meet at Rainham station, Ferry Lane, RM13 9HY (TQ521820), at 10.30 am. We then cross the railway to the entrance to Wildspace. Parking around the station and on Wennington Road (single yellow line is OK for parking on Sundays).Yvonne Couch; j_couch@sky.com; 07729867278
Sun May 5th 2019 10:00Find routeMolluscs 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 11th 2019 10:00-17:00Find routeRHS Hyde Hall Wildlife Weekend. RHS Hyde Hall gardens. Creephedge Lane, Rettendon Common, CHELMSFORD, CM3 8ET 
Sun May 12th 2019 10:00-17:00Find routeRHS Hyde Hall Wildlife Weekend. RHS Hyde Hall gardens. Creephedge Lane, Rettendon Common, CHELMSFORD, CM3 8ET 
Wed May 15th 2019 10:30Find routeGeneral Meeting. Dick Ball Meadow, Clavering TL477321 CB11 4QR Parking at the Fox and Hounds pub, Clavering. (Pub opens from 4pm weekdays and from 12pm weekends).Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@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 1st 2019 10:30Find routeGeneral Meeting. Scotch Patch and Ellis Green TL602341 Starting at Scotch Patch -an orchard owned by the Walden Countryside CIC- we will work our way northwest along Ellis Green; a LoWS. A visit here will truly feel like being in the middle of nowhere! Park at Scotch Patch, turning is opposite Swallows Farm, Thaxted Road CB10 2XP.Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com
Thu Jun 6th 2019 10:30 - 16:00Find routeGeneral Meeting. Carver Barracks Airfield TL565342 CB11 3JY. Meet at the layby for Rowney Woods. Bring a packed lunch.Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com well ahead so that civilian numbers can be passed on to the barracks
Fri Jun 7th 2019 19:30Find routeEvening for moths. Carver Barracks Airfield TL565342 CB11 3JY. Meet at the layby for Rowney Woods. Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com well ahead so that civilian numbers can be passed on to the barracks
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.  
Thu Jun 27th 2019 10:30Find routeEssex Field Club. Lucy May field. TL588345 Broadoaks Manor is nearby, for anyone wishing to go on a circular walk. Nearest parking is along Howlett End road. Bring a packed lunch. n.b. Fionawill try to arrange parking with the new owners of the White Hart pub (when someone takes it on)Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com
Fri Jul 5th 2019 19:30Find routeEvening for Moths. Carver Barracks Airfield TL565342 CB11 3JY Evening for moths. Meet at the layby for Rowney Woods.Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com well ahead so that civilian numbers can be passed on to the barracks
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. 
Sat Jul 6th 2019 10:30Find routeGeneral Meeting. Carver Barracks Airfield TL565342 CB11 3JY. Meet at the layby for Rowney Woods. Bring a packed lunch.Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com well ahead so that civilian numbers can be passed on to the barracks
Sat Jul 27th 2019 10:30Find routeGeneral Meeting. Birchanger Woods Parking available at TL497227 CM23 3BJ A list of species previously recorded at or near the site can be found on the Brichanger Trust's website. http://www.birchangerwoodtrust.org/natural%20history.html Followed by an optional afternoon stroll around a newly created Country Park opposite Birchanger Woods to round off the day.Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com
Sat Aug 3rd 2019 10:30Find routeGeneral Meeting. Dick Ball Meadow, Clavering TL477321 CB11 4QR. Parking at the Fox and Hounds pub, Clavering. (Pub opens from 4pm weekdays and from 12pm weekends).Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com
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
Sun Aug 25th 2019 10:30Find routeGeneral Meeting. General Meeting. Rainham Wildspace SSSI (TQ520819). Wildspace is part of the Inner Thames Marshes SSSI, and has reedbeds, hedgerows and general herbaceous/scrub. Meet at Rainham station, Ferry Lane, RM13 9HY (TQ521820), at 10.30 am. We then cross the railway to the entrance to Wildspace. Parking around the station and on Wennington Road (single yellow line is OK for parking on Sundays).Yvonne Couch; j_couch@sky.com; 07729867278.
Thu Aug 29th 2019 10:30Find routeGeneral Meeting. Carver Barracks Airfield TL565342 CB11 3JY. Meet at the layby for Rowney Woods. Bring a packed lunch.Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com well ahead so that civilian numbers can be passed on to the barracks
Sat Sep 14th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC General meeting and Fungi. Sandon Churchyard. Church Car Park at TL743047 off Hall Lane. Also Parking in Sports Ground off Woodhill Road at TL741048. Packed LunchTony 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 Fungus group. Danbury Common NT Car Park off Bicknacre road at TL781043. Packed LunchMartin Gregory Please book 01245 223300.
Thu Sep 26th 2019 10:30Find routeGeneral meeting and Fungi. Carver Barracks Airfield CB11 3JY. Meet at the layby for Rowney Woods. Bring a packed lunch.Fiona Hutchings Please book: fiona.77h@hotmail.com well ahead so that civilian numbers can be passed on to the barracks
Fri Sep 27th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC General meeting and Fungi. Mill Green Common. Parking off Mill Gree Road at TL638012. Packed lunchGraham Smith Please book 01277 354034.
Sat Oct 5th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungus group. Norsey wood. Parking off Norsey Drive at TQ690956. Packed lunchTony Boniface Please book 01245 266316 Mobile on the day 07582 775754
Thu Oct 10th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungus 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 Fungus 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.Glenn Jacobs 01268 551146
Fri Oct 25th 2019 10:30Find routeEFC Fungus group. Hazeleigh Wood. Packed lunch. Small off-road parking area at TL833038, Sign on verge to indicate parking. Collection strictly for identification only. Small charge for entry £2-£3 each.Graham Smith Please book 01277 354034. silaum.silaus@tiscali.co.uk
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 Fungus 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 Fungus 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