The Natural History Section Programme 2018–19

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

In the footsteps of J. H. Fabre

John Tinning

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

Richard Pegler

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

Ivan Pedley

MONDAY, 4th MARCH

Joint Meeting with the Parent Body, Main Art Gallery, New Walk Museum. 7.30pm:
Conserving Bumblebees

Prof. Dave Goulson, School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex.

WEDNESDAY, 20th MARCH

Hedgerow Heritage

Jan Dawson

WEDNESDAY, 3rd APRIL

A.G.M., Quiz and Social Evening