NEWSLETTER No. 9 - Summer 1983
WEST MIDLANDS BRANCH, BUTTERFLY CONSERVATION
Sunday, 1st May
Large Tortoiseshell Hunt
Meet 11.00 a.m. at edge of North Wood, Newlands near Malvern, Worcs.
O.S Map 150, Grid Ref : 794499
This trip will only take place if weather conditions are suitable - if in doubt ring Stourport 4860 before setting out.
Sunday, 22nd May
Beating the Bounds in Sutton Park (Holly Blue, Green Hairstreak)
Meet 11.30 a.m. at Holly Hurst car park (enter Park by Boldmere Gate).
O.S Map 139, Grid Ref : 106955
Leader : Pete Salmon
Sunday, 29th May
Wiltshire Woodlands (Marsh Fritillary) - joint trip with West
Meet 11.30 a.m. on Minety - Brinkworth road near Purton.
O.S Map 173, Grid Ref : 025863
No pre-booking just turn up on the day
Leader : Graham Swift
Sunday, 12th June
Field trip to sites in Southam area, Warks (Small Blue, Grizzled
Meet 11.00 a.m. on roadside verge south of Boat Inn on A426 Southam-Rugby road.
O.S Map 151, Grid Ref : 438650
Leader : Roger Smith
Sunday, 26th June
Butterflies of Bernwood (Black Hairstreak)
Meet 11.30 a.m. outside Oakley church on B4011 Thame-Bicester road.
O.S Map 165, Grid Ref : 642123
Leader : David Porter
Sunday, 3rd July
A morning walk in the Wyre Forest (Fritillaries) followed by an afternoon excursion to a nearby Donkey sanctuary and Butterfly Garden (Plants for sale)
Meet 11.00 a.m. at Hawkbatch picnic area off B4194 Bewdley-Bridgenorth road
O.S Map 138, Grid Ref : 762777
Leader : Mike Williams