The Natural History Section Programme 2018–19
We meet with kind permission and support from Leicester City Council Arts and Museums Service in The Lord Mayor’s Room at New Walk Museum
WEDNESDAY, 10th OCTOBER
Members’ Exhibition and Photography Evening
WEDNESDAY, 24th OCTOBER
Joint meeting with the Leics. Entomological Society:
Introducing British Spiders
Lawrence Bee, Ecological consultant and author
WEDNESDAY, 7th NOVEMBER
The Making of Cossington Meadows Nature Reserve
Chris Hill, Conservation Officer, LRWT.
WEDNESDAY, 21st NOVEMBER
FORTY-SIXTH SOWTER MEMORIAL LECTURE:
The Joy of Urban Botany
Dr. Geoffrey Hall
WEDNESDAY, 5th DECEMBER
Natural History Photography – a steep learning curve
Dr. Martin Vaughan
WEDNESDAY 19th DECEMBER
Important change: – Extraordinary General Meeting
followed, if time, by selected slides by John Tinning. His talk on J. H Fabre has been re-arranged for 20th March.
WEDNESDAY, 9th JANUARY
The Camberwell Beauty in 19th century Leicestershire and just who was the Reverend Armitage’s sister?
Adrian Russell, Leicestershire Entomological Society.
WEDNESDAY, 23rd JANUARY
The Little Owl
WEDNESDAY, 6th FEBRUARY
The B.S.B.I. Threatened Plants Project
Dr.Pete Strohe, B.S.B.I. Scientific Officer.
WEDNESDAY, 20th FEBRUARY
Sardinia part two: a second look at the ecology of this Mediterranean island
MONDAY, 4th MARCH
Joint Meeting with the Parent Body, Main Art Gallery, New Walk Museum. 7.30pm:
Prof. Dave Goulson, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex.
WEDNESDAY, 20th MARCH
In the footsteps of J. H. Fabre
WEDNESDAY, 3rd APRIL
A.G.M., Quiz and Social Evening