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Oldham Wildlife Link
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9th October 2021
Oldham Micro: Indoor meeting will be on a new meeting day of the week, beginning Thursday September 23rd 2021
Programme Planning, General catch-up with
Equipment & Library. OMBC Covid Arrangements
and Guidance in place: Hand Sanitizers at Entrance, Masks required corridors and public areas and social distancing.
Masks not required in meeting rooms
Weekly (in term) indoor meetings with Local sightings, observations, equipment practicals and occasional informal presentations. Extensive Library.
Weekly to half-term until Thursday 21st October
Saddleworth Naturalists: Monthly indoor
natural history slide shows, local sightings.
Indoor Meetings at Uppermill Conservative Club
75 High Street, Uppermill. OL3 6AP
Members £1.00, Non-members £3.00
Wednesday 13th October 7.30pm
Beekeeping Through The Seasons
by Johnathan Downs £1.00 members, £3.00 non-members
Please see a link from their page on their Covid-19 Advisory.
N.B. Speaker now confirmed for 9th March 2022
P.S. Oldham U3A Birders Group run monthly field trips throughout the year with assistance for beginners. - Link at Top right - Booking essential
Our neighbours at:
Rochdale Field Naturalists Society. (RFNS)
RFNS run extensive indoor, outdoor, outreach, educational and conservation projects programmes throughout the year
In lieu of indoor meetings, RFNS are running monthly ZOOM presentations on-line.
The next is Thursday October 14th 2021
at 19:00 hrs (7pm)
Speaker David Bland: 'Plants, Pills & Potions'
Normal indoor meetings will not recommence until 2022, (Restrictions permitting.)
The following may have limits on numbers.
Book-on via contact on website for details
COACH (tbc) : Saturday October 16th
Longshaw Estate & Padley Gorge
Local Walk: Thur 21st October: Hopwood Woods, Middleton
Car: Sat 30th or Sun 31st: Roddlesworth, Lancashire
Little Grebe - Dabchick
Photographs © Ron Powell 2018
Antler Moth on Ragwort