Since its inception in the 1940s, The Barnet Society has organised a variety of events to stimulate, educate, agitate and entertain its Members.
We hold a series of talks, walks, and visits throughout the year, as well as a regular
question-and-answer session with the MP for Chipping Barnet and an AGM in May or June. The Society is also prepared to help publicise events organised by local groups and organisations.
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- Coach trip to Frampton Marshes
- 11 November 2018, 07:50 h
- Everyman Cinema - Barnet, Hertfordshire
Pick up at Everyman Cinema 7:50 am Sunday 11th November Price £ 26 .00 . Booking is essential.
Frampton Marshes [to the south of Boston, Lincs.] has been extended.
The coastal wetland includes a reedbed, large freshwater scrapes and wet grassland .
The visitor centre overlooks the developing reedbed habitat. Centre has toilets plus a refreshments area where you can get a hot or cold drink and a snack (confectionery) .
Close views of birds, telescopes set up for visitors to use. From V C takes approx. 1 hour to walk the Reed bed trail with its hide. The hard - surfaced circular p ath around the reed bed ( 1.2 miles/ 2 km) , and the paths to all the hides are suitable for wheelchairs .
Numerous benches. Wash trail - This route visits all three hides, 2 with 360 - degree views . Allow up to 2 hours to walk.
Brent geese can be seen grazing on the salt marsh. Various waders seek refuge from the tide on the highest parts of the marsh, usually just over the sea bank.
In the colder seasons kingfishers take up residence in the tidal creeks of the marsh and on the wetland pools great white egrets and hen harriers .
[ Did you know the reserve has one of the highest densities of nesting red shanks in the country, with over 200 pairs nesting regularly?]
Note * You can venture further than the reserve........
For more information:https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/groups/images/02012018115256.pdf
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