Field meetings 2006

DateLeader(s)Location
Sunday 16 AprilDawn NelsonEarly Spring woodland in the far West. Meet at SU773168, entrance to Forestry Commission track on W side of B2146, S. of entrance to Uppark. We may move on after lunch.
Saturday 6 MayPaul HarmesTQ51/61 multi-tetrad extravaganza, starting at Herstmonceux Castle (where Calamagrostis canescens should be seen). Turn off Wartling road and park at Science Centre, TQ653103.
Saturday 20 MayArthur HoareRoman Woods, W. Sussex: 2 miles E of Rudgwick, park at TQ119333, in layby on A29 near junction with A281. In the afternoon we will move to

Walliswood Reserve, Surrey: park opposite pub at TQ118381. Joint meeting with Surrey Flora Society.

Sunday 28 MayPat DonovanSt Dunstans. A return visit to this special unimproved farm of the High Weald near Punnett’s Town. Turn off minor road at TQ612190 and park at TQ610197.
Saturday 3 JuneAlan KnappTQ11: groups to explore tetrads in a relatively under-recorded area of this 10km square. Meet at TQ136165, in short dead end road off E. side of small roundabout on E. side of A24 at Ashington. Please park well to side of road to avoid impeding access to farm.
Sunday 11 JuneBruce MiddletonAmbersham area: exploring heaths and acid grassland with one of our most popular leaders! Meet at Hoyle crossroads SU910190.
Wednesday 21 JuneRita HemsleyBurgess Hill: evening meeting to record tetrad TQ32F near Burgess Hill. Meet in car-park at Wivelsfield Church, Church Lane TQ339208.
Sunday 25 JuneRita HemsleyPlumpton Agricultural College. Rita rides again! An invitation to record the College estate. Park in main College car-park, TQ359135.
Monday 3 JulySheffield Forest, additional meeting
Saturday 22 JulyNick SturtMeet Kithurst Hill car-park TQ070125 at 10.45am (turn off B2139 E of Springhead Farm at TQ065133). The mission is to record neglected tetrads on top of the Downs.
Saturday 12 AugustAlan KnappIden area: tetrad recording. Meet at Rectory Lane, Iden, TQ915238. Ample parking on lane verges just W. of church, but watch out for drainage channels. In the morning we will split into groups, but after lunch unite to record around Iden village.
Saturday 19 AugustRachel NicholsonPossingworth Park. Private woodland and lake, including Plovers Mead and the possibility of shy Sibthorpia. Turn S. off B2192 at TQ537213 through pillared entrance, drive left past lodge & park at end of track.
Saturday 2 SeptemberJudy Wilson, Nick SturtSelsey/Church Norton, surveying coastal plants. Meet East Beach car-park at SZ866934: on entering village turn left off main road into Beach Road and follow signs past parade of shops.
Sunday 1 OctoberRod SternHollycombe area. Bryophytes (as well as general vascular plant recording) in the NW of the county. Meet at Highfield School SU854308, N of Hollycombe