Upper Wharfedale Field Society – Bulletin 2015

Botany
Geology
Local History & Vernacular Buildings
Ornithology
Members Articles
Walks

Editorial

President’s Report

General Secretary’s Report

Treasurer’s report

Dr Heather Beaumont 1937-2015

Cover competition

President’s evening

  • A year in Toulouse

Winter Programme

  • Invertebrates of the River Aire
  • Woodland Trust & Nidd Gorge
  • History of Ox Close
  • Yorkshire Peat Partnership
  • Photos of old Burnsall
  • Tanzanian safari
  • Early Medieval Craven: Excavations at Arnciffe
  • People of Leeds Liverpool canal

Harland Lecture

  • Ships Timbers: How and why we study old buildings

Archaeology

Botany

Pg Date Location
29 15 Apr 14 Nosterfield
06 May 14 Grass wood survey
20 May 14 Hutton Roof Crags
03 Jun 14 Kilnsey & shingle area on Wharfe
19 Jun 14 Threshfield & Yockenthwaite
01 Jul 14 Cornfield Flowers project, North Yorks Moor
15 Jul 14 Waitby Greenriggs
29 Jul 14 River Wharfe upstream from Linton Falls
12 Aug 14 Malham board walk

Geology

Local history and Vernacular Buildings

The group paid visits to the following places and the reports are below

  • Starbotton village
  • Nappa Hall, Wensleydale
  • Raydale
  • Slaidburn
  • Pateley Bridge
  • Goldsborough Hall
  • Ribchester

Starbotton, Nappa Hall, Rydale, Slaidburn

Pateley Bridge, Goldsborough Hall

Ribchester, Stydd

Ornithology

Pg Date Location
46 19 Jun 14 Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Staveley
21 Aug 14 RSPB Blacktoft Sands Nature Reserve
18 Sep 14 Nosterfield Reserve and Tarmac quarry
16 Oct 14 RSPB Leighton Moss
20 Nov 14 Brockholes
18 Dec 14 Strid Wood
17 Jan 15 Eccup Reservoir
19 Mar 15 Mere Sands Wood and Martin Mere
16 Apr 15 Nosterfield Reserve and Tarmac quarry
07 May 15 North Cave Wetlands
10 Nov 14 Habitats: Joint presentation

Members Articles

Walks

The following walks took place and the reports are below:

Pg Date Location
61 21 Jun 14 Circular Walk: Blazefield, Fellbeck, Summerbridge and Glasshouses
61 19 Jul 14 Crummock Dale
62 16 Aug 14 Mallerstang
63 20 Sep 14 Addleborough
64 19 Oct 14 Nidderdale
65 15 Nov 14 Barden Moor
66 20 Dec 14 Gargrave
67 17 Jan 15 Linton
67 21 Feb 15 Circular walk from Halton West

Summerbridge, Crummock Dale

Mallerstang, Addleborough

Nidderdale, Barden Moor

Gargrave, Linton, Halton West

Castle Bolton