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WNC Transactions, 2006, Volume 5 Part 1
 

Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 26/11/05, Twyning (Bird list)
  • 04/02/06, Tardebigge, nr. Bromsgrove
  • 22/02/06, Grimley and Bevere, (Bird list)
  • 26/03/06, Aileshurst Coppice, Leigh Sinton
  • 03/05/06, Warren Farm, Brockhampton
  • 10/05/06, Wyre Forest (Plant, Bird & Butterfly lists)
  • 23/05/06, The Knapp & Papermill. Alfrick (Flower list)
  • 03/06/06, The Lythe, Lineholt, nr. Ombersley
  • 25/06/06, Suckley Hills
  • 04/07/06, Lulsley & Suckley Hills
  • 30/07/06, Bringsty Common (Plant list, etc.)
  • 09/08/06, Severn Valley Railway (Butterfly & Plant list)
  • 13/08/06, Hayley Dingle
  • 24/09/06, Monkwood, "National Moth Night" (Moth list)
  • 29/10/06, The Knapp & Papermill. Alfrick (Fungus Foray)
Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 
  • 19/12/05, Christmas Social, hosted by Cherry Greenway
  • 16/01/06, Cruising around Europe - Part 2, John Meiklejohn
  • 20/02/06, Work of the Malvern Hills Conservators, Rob Havard
  • 20/03/06, AGM and "Nature Around Malvern", Tony Hughes
    News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
     
  • Cherry Greenway, The Deceiving Laccaria laccata
  • Rachel Hufton, The Rejuvenated Worcestershire Bat Group
  • Chris Betts, Beetle Invader Note
  • Garth Lowe, Swallow Report 2006
  • Garth Lowe, Cellars
  • Garth Lowe, Knapp & Papermill Butterfly Report 2006
  • Garth Lowe, Rainfall at Old Storridge 2006
  • Frank Hill, Annual Weather Summary 2006
  • Chris Betts, Worcs Biological Records Centre
  • Chris Betts, Herfs and Worcs Earth Heritage Trust
  • Mike Stephens, Local Birding
  • Tony Hughes, Aileshurst Coppice Update
  • Tony Hughes, 100 Years Ago
  • Tony Hughes, WNC Archive News
  • Paddy Harrison, Monkwood Nestbox Report
  • Mary Marshall, Fieldfares in Hallow
  • Margaret Bramford, News and Memories

Letters (Author, Topic)

  • Dr Rose Wahbourne,  Request for information onWiichenford Court
  • Paddy Harrison,  Butterfly Conservation "moth night"

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Jacquie Hartwright, "Global Warming" or the Natural Cycle of Climate Change, 1816 to 1851?
  • Chris Betts, "John Humphreys' Bibliography of Worcestershire (Botany)"
 
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WNC Transactions, 2005, Volume 4 Part 10
 

Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 01/12/04, Smith End Green (Fungus list)
  • 26/02/05, Wolverley and Cookley (Invertebrates, Fungi and Liverworts)
  • 19/03/05, Malvern Hills
  • 03/04/05, Alfrick
  • 04/05/05, Warren Farm, Bromyard Downs (Fungus list)
  • 11/05/05, Porters Mill, near Droitwich
  • 26/05/05, Leigh Hurst, Smith End Green, near Bransford
  • 01/06/05, Wyre Forest (Bird and Plant lists)
  • 09/06/05, Old Hills, Callow End
  • 06/07/05, Blackfields Farm, Tinkers Cross
  • 10/07/05, Monkwood Green, Hallow (Moth list)
  • 24/07/05, Barretts Bridge, Bringsty Common (Flower & Invertebrate lists)
  • 03/09/05, Ankerdine and Knightwick
  • 23/10/05, Ravenshill Wood, Lulsley (Fungus Foray)
Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 
  • 15/11/04, Wild Plants and Landscapes, Geoff Fynn
  • 17/01/05, Spring Flowers in Sicily, Tony Hughes
  • 21/02/05, Cruising around Europe in the Late 1950s, John Meiklejohn
  • 21/03/05, AGM and Quizzes
    News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
     
  • Tony Hughes, Southern Marsh Orchids - Update
  • Garth Lowe, Long-tailed Tits
  • Garth Lowe, Swallow Report
  • Garth Lowe, Nature Notes from Old Storridge 2005
  • Garth Lowe, Knapp & Papermill Butterfly Report 2005
  • Garth Lowe, Rainfall at Old Storridge 2005
  • Chris Betts, Worcs Biological Records Centre
  • Chris Betts, Herfs and Worcs Earth Heritage Trust
  • Tony Hughes, Aileshurst Coppice Update
  • Tony Hughes, 100 Years Ago
  • Garth Lowe, A Pretty but Deadly Bird
  • Ray Bishop, Wintering Blackcaps
  • Tony Hughes, WNC Archive News
  • Paddy Harrison, Monkwood Nestbox Report

Letters (Author, Topic)

  • Mary Munslow Jones, Comments on "Transactions"

Obtuaries

  • Dr. David Seafield Grant
  • Margaret Rist
  • Arthur Parkes
  • Joan Ganderton

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Chris Betts, Freakish Weather - Another Context
  • Tony Hughes, Carleton Rea 1861 - 1946
  • Rachel Hufton, An Ecologist in Costa Rica
 
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WNC Transactions, 2004, Volume 4 Part 9
 

Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 03/12/03, River Teme at Bransford Bridge (Bird list)
  • 21/02/04, The Sheepwalks and No Man's Green, Enville
  • 24/04/04, Whitbourne & River Teme
  • 12/05/04, Lime Kiln Coppice, near Storridge (Plant list)
  • 23/05/04, Moth Trap at Monkwood Green, near Hallow (Moth list)
  • 26/05/04, Shrawley Woods (Bird, plant and fungus lists)
  • 12/06/04, Habberley Valley, near Kidderminster
  • 15/06/04, Suckley Hills
  • 15/07/04, Ombersley
  • 12/08/04, Purshall Green, near Bromsgrove (Bird & plant lists)
  • 11/09/04, Eymore Wood, Trimpley
  • 24/10/04, Monkwood, near Hallow - Fungus Foray
Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 
  • 17/11/03, Andalucia, Garth Lowe
  • 15/12/03, Spring Flowers of Crete, Tony Hughes
  • 19/01/04, The Plants of the Malvern HIlls, Peter Garner
  • 16/02/04, Worcestershire Dragonfly Update,  Mike Averill
  • 15/03/04, AGM and Members' Slides
    News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
     
  • Tony Hughes, Southern Marsh Orchids - Update
  • Garth Lowe, Long-tailed Tits
  • Garth Lowe, Village Swallows 2004
  • Garth Lowe, Nestbox Report - Knapp & Papermill 2004
  • Garth Lowe, Butterflies at Knapp & Papermill 2004
  • Margaret Bramford, Nature Notes for 2004
  • Frank Hill, Weather Report
  • Garth Lowe, Rainfall at Old Storridge 2004
  • Chris Betts, Worcs Biological Records Centre
  • Chris Betts, Herfs and Worcs Earth Heritage Trust
  • Tony Hughes, 100 Years Ago

Letters (Author, topic)

  • Barbara Ganderton, Old Photos of Members

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Jacquie Hartwright, A Dyeing Art
  • Chris Betts, Know your Law on Protected Wild Species
  • Mary Munslow Jones, An Evocation of "The Paradise"
  • Tony Hughes, Gagea lutea in Aileshurst Coppice
 
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WNC Transactions, 2003, Volume 4 Part 8
 

Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 23/11/02, Eckington Bridge, Pershore
  • 23/02/03, River Servern, Diglis Basin, Worcester
  • 22/03/03, Iverley, Churchill & District, nr Stourbridge
  • 25/04/03, Malvern Hills
  • 15/05/03, Old Hills, Callow End (Plant List)
  • 17/05/03, Wyre Forest (Plant List)
  • 05/06/03, Alfrick and the Leigh Brook (Plant List)
  • 19/06/03 Dunhampstead and Oddingley (Plant List)
  • 28/06/03, Crickley Park, Birdlip (Plant & Insect Lists)
  • 05/07/03, Monkwood Moth Trap (Moth List)
  • 12/07/03, Doverdale, nr Ombersley (Species Lists)
  • 27/07/03, Barretts Bridge, Bringsty Common (Species Lists)
  • 20/09/03, Enville & District, nr Stourbridge
  • 26/10/03, Bunkers Hill Wood, nr Stourbridge (fungus foray)
Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 
  • 14/11/02, Wild Plants and Landscapes, Geoff Fynn
  • 12/12/02, Skokholm - the Enchanted Island, Michael Harrison
  • 09/01/03, Flowers around the Matterhorn, Tony Hughes
  • 13/02/03, Wildlife around Ottawa, Garth Lowe
  • 13/03/03, AGM and Members' Slides
News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
  • Tony Hughes, Echoes from the Past
  • Tony Hughes, Southern Marsh Orchids
  • Michael Pettigrew, A Red-letter Day for your President
  • Garth Lowe, Village Swallows 2003
News and Notes (continued)
  • Garth Lowe, Nestbox Report - Knapp & Papermill 2003
  • Garth Lowe, Butterflies at Knapp & Papermill 2003
  • Les & Connie Arnold, Notes from Malvern Link for 2003
  • Paddy Harrison, Nestbox Report, Monkwood 2003
  • Claire Turner, Weather Report  & Notes from Monkwood Green
  • Garth Lowe, Rainfall at Old Storridge 2003
  • Chris Betts, The Worcs Biological Records Centre
  • Chris Betts, Herfs and Worcs Earth Heritage Trust
  • Tony Hughes, 100 Years Ago - "Dudley, Himley Hill, etc."
  • Chris Betts, Pisces Conservation's E-Books for Naturalists

Letters (Author, topic)

  • Mary Marshall, Green Woodpecker feeding
  • Audrey Giles, Goldfinches
  • Mary Jones, Sir Charles Hastings

Obituary 

  • Owen Wilson (by Mary Dixey)

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Garth Lowe, A Swallow's Tale
  • Mary Munslow Jones, Recollections of the Summer Insects and the Brilliant Autumn Colour
  • Chris Betts, Notes on Moth Photophily
  • Tony Hughes, High Tech Manhunt on Bredon
  • Edwin Lees (1877 extract), Local Orchards
 
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WNC Transactions, 2002, Volume 4 Part 7
 

Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 10/11/01, Upton Warren
  • 23/02/02, Tern Mill, Ombersley
  • 23/3/02, West Hagley & Iverley, Stourbridge
  • 27/04/02, Pepper Wod, Bourneheath, nr. Bromsgrove
  • 15/05/02, Porter's Mill, Droitwich Canal
  • 23/05/02, Langdale Wood, nr. Malvern
  • 08/06/02, Monkwood (Moth list)
  • 22/06/02, Edge Common and Sheepscombe (Plant list)
  • 13/07/02, Castlemorton Common, Malvern Hills
  • 23/07/02, Brotheridge Green
  • 28/07/02, Barretts Bridge, Bringsty Common (Plant list)
Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 
  • 13/12/01, Spring in the Algarve, Tony Hughes
  • 10/01/02, Looking at Plant Galls, John Meiklejohn
  • 14/02/02, Old Trees and Dead Wood, Harry Green
  • 14/03/02, AGM and Members' Slides
News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
  • Garth Lowe, Crossbills
  • Garth Lowe, Nestbox Report, Knapp & Papermill 2002
  • Garth Lowe, Winter Fieldfare Flock
  • Garth Lowe, Butterflies at Knapp & Papermill 2002
  • Garth Lowe, Nuthatches at Bird Feeders
  • Garth Lowe, Spotted Flycatchers 2002
  • John Bishop, Notes from Peachfield Close
News and Notes (continued)
  • Paddy Harrison, Nestbox Report, Monkwood 2002
  • Mike and Fay Stephens, First Aid for Swallows
  • Claire Turner, Weather Report  & Notes from Monkwood
  • Garth Lowe, Rainfall at Old Storridge 2002
  • Chris Betts, Worcs Biological Records Centre
  • Chris Betts, Herfs and Worcs RIGS Group
  • Tony Hughes, 100 Years Ago - Leigh Court, etc.
  • Tony Hughes, The WNC Archives
  • Tony Hughes, Winter Greed
  • Tony Hughes, The Perfect Lawn? - an Update

Obituaries 

  • Ted and Dina Cockerill (by John Bishop)
  • Dina Cockerill (by Michael Pettigrew)
  • Dina Cockerill (by Mary Jones)
  • Ted Cockerill (by Mary Jones)
  • Stanley Marvin (by John Bishop)
  • Stanley Marvin (by Michael Pettigrew)
  • Stanley Marvin (by Geoff Trevis)
  • Stanley Marvin (by Mary Jones)

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Jacquie Hartwright, Bygones
  • Jacquie Hartwright & Oliver Tooley, Frank Kingdon Ward
  • Oliver Tooley, My Grandfather - Frank Kingdon Ward
  • Chris Betts, Naming and Classifying Vegetation Communities - an Introduction
 
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WNC Transactions, 2001, Volume 4 Part 6
 

Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 18/11/00, Old Hills, Callow End
  • 17/02/01, Ribbesford Woods, near Bewdley
  • 26/07/01, Old Storridge and Coneygore Coppice
  • 16/08/01, Old Colwall and Oyster Hill
  • 18/08/01, Droitwich Canal, Droitwich - Salwarpe
  • 22/09/01, Monkwood Green and Monkwood (Moth list)
  • 21/10/01, Shrawley Woods (fungus foray)
Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 
  • 09/11/00, Western NY State and Cape May, Geoff Chiswell
  • 14/12/00, President's Address, Michael Pettigrew
  • 11/01/01, Flowers of Majorca, Tony Hughes
  • 08/02/01, Wildlife of Morocco & Atlas Mountains, Garth Lowe
  • 08/03/01, AGM and Members' Slides
News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
  • Michael Pettigrew, The President Writes ...
  • Claire Turner, Weather Report
  • Margaret Bramford, Nature Notes
News and Notes (continued)
  • Tony Hughes, The WNC Archives
  • Garth Lowe, Butterflies at Knapp & Papermill
  • Chris Betts, Herfs and Worcs RIGS Group
  • Chris Betts, The Worcs Biological Records Centre
  • Jacquie Hartwright, The Senckenbergische Bibliothek Frankfurt
  • Garth Lowe, Nestbox Report for Knapp & Papermill
  • Garth Lowe, Swallows in 2001
  • Jacquie Hartwright, European Hornet (Vespa crabro)
  • John Bishop, Notes from Peachfield Close
  • Tony Hughes, 100 Years Ago - "Great Farley Wood"

Obituary (by Michael Pettigrew, WNC President)

  • Joyce Underwood

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Paddy Harrison, Hornets of Monkwood
  • Michael Harrison, Waterbird Surveying in Wyre Forest
  • Tony Hughes, Talking Even More Rot!
  • Mary Munslow Jones, The Tale of the Violet Helleborine
  • Chris Betts, A Bit about Badgers
 
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WNC Transactions, 2000, Volume 4 Part 5

 Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 20/11/99, Eckington Bridge, near Pershore 
  • 19/02/00, Churchill, Iverley & district, nr Stourbridge, (bird list)
  • 18/03/00, Top Barn Farm, Grimley, (plant and bird lists)
  • 29/04/00, Doverdale, near Ombersley
  • 11/05/00, Chaddesley Woods, Chaddesley Corbett
  • 21/05/00, Cother Wood, West Malvern
  • 24/05/00, Langdale Wood, near Malvern Wells
  • 28/05/00, Monkwood & Monkwood Green, (moth lists)
  • 10/06/00, Paradise, Lower Sapey, near Clifton-on-Teme
  • 15/06/00, Old Storridge
  • 01/07/00, Coombe Hill Canal, near Tewkesbury
  • 19/07/00, Purshull Green, near Bromsgrove
  • 16/08/00, Brinkley Hill and Capler Camp, near Ross, (lists)
  • 02/09/00, Castlemorton Common, near Welland 
  • 15/10/00, Pepper Wood, near Bromsgrove (fungus foray)

Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 

  • 11/11/99, Amphibians in Worcestershire, Will Watson
  • 09/12/99, Wildlife in the Hebrides, Rev. Edward Cox
  • 13/01/00, Shetland Summer, Bob Bishop
  • 10/02/00, Looking at Insects, John Meiklejohn
  • 09/03/00, AGM and Members' Slides
News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
  • Michael Pettigrew, The President Writes ....
  • Tony Hughes, Internet Potential
  • Garth Lowe, Rainfall Records at Old Storridge
  • John Bishop, Notes from Peachfield Close, Malvern
  • Claire Turner, Weather Report
  • Chris Betts, The Countryside and Rights of Way Act
  • Chris Betts, Herfs & Worcs RIGS Group
  • Chris Betts, Worcestershire Biological Records Centre
  • Mary M Jones, The Jersey Tiger Moth
  • Jacquie Hartwright,  Poetry & Prose - Tempus Fugit

Letters 

  • Mary M Jones, 1882 Letter by Edwin Lees
  • Mary M Jones, Article written by Bob Bishop in 1982

Obituaries (by John Bishop, WNC Chairman)

  • Robert J Bishop
  • Mark Lissimore

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Tony Hughes, An Opportunist in Action
  • Garth Lowe, Village Swallows 2000, Hornets & Butterflies
  • Chris Betts, Talking Rot
 
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WNC Transactions, 1999, Volume 4 Part 4

 Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 21/11/98, Upton Warren, (bird list) 
  • 23/1/99, Holt Fleet, nr. Ombersley
  • 20/2/99, Bittell Reservoirs, Barnt Green
  • 21/3/99, Bredon Hill
  • 8/5/99, Hawford and Salwarpe Valley, nr. Worcester
  • 19/5/99, Trench Wood, Dunhampstead
  • 2/6/99, Old Storridge
  • 5/6/99, Upper Arley and a bit of the Severn Valley
  • 12/6/99, Hollybush and Midsummer Hill, (bird and plant lists)
  • 26/6/99, Monkwood, (moth list from moth trap)
  • 15/7/99, Old Hills, Callow End, (bird, butterfly and plant lists)
  • 11/8/99, Great Doward, Herfs., (plant and bird lists)
  • 18/9/99, Ankerdine, Knightwick and Suckley - Celebration Dinner
  • 17/10/99, Knapp/Papermill and Old Storridge (fungus foray)

Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 

  • 12/11/98, Slides by our Late President, Bob Bishop & Geoff Chiswell
  • 10/12/98, The Wren's Nest NNR, Robert Earnshaw (Warden)
  • 14/1/99, Social evening
  • 11/2/99, Springtime in Cyprus, Tony Hughes
  • 11/3/99, AGM and Members' Slides
News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
  • Tony Hughes, The WNC Internet Website
  • John Bishop, Observations at 3 Peachfield Close, Malvern
  • Bob Bishop, Weather Report
  • Garth Lowe, Nestbox Report - Knapp and Papermill
  • Bob Bishop, Nestbox Report - Monkwood
  • Bob Bishop, Earliest and Latest Butterfly Sightings - 1999
  • Editor, Worcestershire Biological Records Centre
  • Editor, Hereford and Worcester RIGS Group
  • Tony Hughes,  WNC Anniversary Dinner pictures

Letters 

  • Mark Lawley, Further notes on Edwin Lees

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Edward Cox, A New Spider for Worcestershire
  • Garth Lowe, Village Swallows (continued)
  • Tony Hughes, The Perfect Lawn?
  • Peter Alma and Janet Jones, The Plant Communities on and adjacent to the Malvern Hills in 1992
 
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WNC Transactions, 1998, Volume 4 Part 3

 Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 8/11/97, Upton Warren, (bird list) 
  • 24/1/98, Holt Fleet, nr. Ombersley
  • 22/2/98, Blackfields Farm, Tinkers Cross, Broadwas
  • 25/4/98, Wapley Hill, (bird and plant lists)
  • 2/5/98, Dunhampstead and Oddingley, nr. Droitwich
  • 16/5/98, Suckley Hills
  • 20/5/98, Wild Goose Hill, Storridge
  • 28/5/98, Langdale Wood, Malvern
  • 17/6/98, The Knapp and Papermill, Alfrick
  • 28/6/98, Bill Smyllie Reserve, Cheltenham, (plant, bird, butterfly and moth lists)
  • 4/7/98, Monkwood Green, (moth trap lists)
  • 11/7/98, Gullet Quarry and Castlemorton Common
  • 18/7/98, Ripple Pool and Brockeridge Common (plant, butterfly, moth and dragonfly and damselfly lists)
  • 19/9/98, Eymore Wood, Trimpley, nr. Bewdley
  • 17/10/98, Devil's Spittleful, nr. Kidderminster, (fungus list)

Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 

  • 13/11/97, Bob Bishop, Messing about on the River
  • 11/12/97, Peter Thomson, Spring in Crete
  • 8/1/98, Edward Cox, Life's Tough in the High Arctic
  • 12/2/98, Social Evening
News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
  • Stuart and Tina Corbett, Spotted Flycatchers - the Burglar's Friend
  • John Bishop, Observations from Peachfield Close, Malvern
  • Chris Betts, Phalarope and Kingfisher Observations
  • Editor, WNC Web Site
  • Bob Bishop, Weather Report
  • Garth Lowe, Nestbox Reports - Knapp and Papermill
  • Bob Bishop, Nestbox Reports - Monkwood
  • Bob Bishop, Earliest Butterfly Sightings (1998)
  • Editor, Worcestershire Biological Records Centre
  • Editor, Hereford and Worcester RIGS Group

Letters 

  • Mark Lawley, Concerning the history of Edwin Lees' family

Book Review 

  • The Endangered Wildlife of Worcestershire - The County Red Data Book (1998)

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Garth Lowe, Village Swallows
  • Tony Hughes, Good Years, Bad Years
  • Mrs. Joan Ganderton, 'Brown Owl' and other Diary Notes
  • Mary M Jones, A Nostalgic Memory of Shrawley Wood
 
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WNC Transactions, 1997, Volume 4 Part 2

150th Anniversary Issue

Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 16/11/96, Upton Warren, (bird list) 
  • 19/1/97, Porters Mill, Droitwich Canal 
  • 23/2/97, Enville and the Sheepwalks near Storridge 
  • 15/3/97, West Hagley and Iverley near Stourbridge 
  • 27/4/97, Hawford and Salwarpe Valley near Worcester 
  • 10/5/97, Dunhampstead and Oddingley near Droitwich 
  • 15/5/97, Old Hills, Callow End 
  • 18/5/97, Summerhill Farm, Hanbury (plant, bird and insect lists) 
  • 24/5/97, Castlemorton Common 
  • 1/6/97, Cotswold Water Park 
  • 7/6/97, Pendock Church and Gadbury Bank 
  • 21/6/97, Suckley Hills 
  • 28/6/97, Cleeve Prior and Windmill Hill (plant and bird lists) 
  • 9/7/97, Old Storridge 
  • 13/7/97, Wyre Forest near Bewdley 
  • 26/7/97, Bredon Hill (plant list) 
  • 3/8/97, Croft Ambrey and Fishpool Valley near Leominster 
  • 18/10/97, Bunkers Hill Wood near Stourbridge (fungus list)

Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 

  • 14/11/96, John Meiklejohn, The Burren and Scottish Highlands 
  • 12/12/96, Social evening 
  • 9/1/97, Bob Bishop, An Orkney experience 
  • 13/2/97, Digby Wood, A tour through New Zealand

Obituaries 

    Mrs M (Bay) Palmer-Smith, MBOU, 1899 - 1997, President of WNC from 1961 to 1997 

    Mr F J (John) Bennett, 1906 - 1998, WNC Secretary from 1972-6

News and Notes (Author, Topic) 

  • John Bishop, Old WNC Minute Book 
  • Chris Betts, A barn owl on Monkwood Green 
  • John Bishop, Observations from Peachfield Close, Malvern 
  • Garth Lowe, Bat Notes 
  • Bob Bishop, Weather Report 
  • Garth Lowe, Nestbox report for Knapp and Papermill 
  • Bob Bishop, Nestbox report for Monkwood 
  • Chris Betts, Worcs. Biological Records Centre 
  • Chris Betts, The Amateur Entomologists’ Society 
  • Chris Betts, Herfs. and Worcs. RIGS Group

Book Review 

    The Natural History of Moths by Mark Young (sometime WNC member)

Colour Plates (our first!) 

  • Mrs Palmer-Smith 
  • The Club outing to Edwin Lees’ grave at Pendock 
  • WNC Council Members for 1998

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • Jacquie Hartwright, Edwin Lees’ Manuscript ‘The Journal of Natural History’
  • Garth Lowe, Common Bird Census 
  • Jacquie Hartwright, Fishy Tales with a Pinch of Salt 
  • Tony Hughes, The 150th Anniversary Exhibition 
  • Alan Saunders, Conservation Tasks with the BTCV 
  • Tony Hughes, Autumn Lady’s Tresses around Malvern 
  • Mike Averill, 150 Years of Dragonfly Watching
 
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WNC Transactions, 1996, Volume 4 Part 1

 Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 11 Nov 1995, Great Witley and Abberley 
  • 13 Jan 1996, Stourport-on-Severn 
  • 18 Feb 1996, Ludlow and district, Shropshire 
  • 25 Feb 1996, Worcester-Birmingham Canal, Worcester 
  • 27 Apr 1996, Bishop’s Wood and Hartlebury Common, Stourport 
  • 4 May 1996, Raggedstone and Midsummer Hills (bird and plant lists) 
  • 12 May 1996, Blackfields Farm, Broadwas (plant list) 
  • 16 May 1996, Old Hills, Callow End 
  • 18 May 1996, Ashes Hollow and Long Mynd, Shropshire 
  • 1 Jun 1996, Shrawley Wood (bird and plant lists) 
  • 9 Jun 1996, Old Storridge (plant, fungi, bird and insect lists) 
  • 15 Jun 1996, The Kemerton Estate, Bredon Hill (plant list) 
  • 7 Jul 1996, Cleeve Common, Cheltenham 
  • 16 Jul 1996, Tiddesley Wood, Pershore 
  • 31 Jul 1996, The Severn Estuary, Minsterworth 
  • 10 Aug 1996, Croome Park, Severn Stoke 
  • 5 Oct 1996, Monkwood, Hallow (fungus list)

Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 

  • 9 Nov 1995,  Ifor Evans, RSPB Reserves 
  • 7 Dec 1995, Bob Bishop, Wild Bulgaria 
  • 11 Jan 1996, Peter Thomson, Plant Hunting from Hebrides to Orkney 
  • 8 Feb 1996, Tony Hughes, Flowers of the French Alps
News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
  • Garth Lowe, Bat Notes - 1996 
  • Garth Lowe, Bird Notes - Old Storridge, 1996 
  • Bob Bishop, Weather Report, Sept 1995 - Oct 1996 
  • Chris Betts, Monkwood Moths 
  • Tony Hughes, Worcestershire Biological Records 
  • Garth Lowe, Nestbox Report - Knapp and Papermill 
  • Bob Bishop, Nestbox Report - Monkwood 
  • Stanley Marvin, Thoughts from the Club’s Longest Serving Active Member 
  • John Bishop, Garden Sightings at Peachfield Close 

    Obituary

    Marjorie Helen Betts, 1 June 1912 - 13 May 1996
Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 
  • Bob Bishop, Worcestershire Naturalists’ Club - the Last Fifty Years 
  • John Bishop, WNC Sesquicentenary - Extracts from the 1947 Transactions 
  • Garth Lowe, The Naturalists’ Club 100 Years Ago 
  • Mary M Jones, Sesquicentenary 
  • Tony Hughes, African Invasion 
  • Chris Betts, Resurgence of a Large European Carnivore (the Wolf) 
  • Peter Garner, The Plants of Castlemorton Common 
  • Cynthia Putley, Karst Country (the Burren)
 
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WNC Transactions, 1995, Volume 3 Part 6

 Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 2 Oct 1994, Fungus Foray, Bishops Wood (fungus list) 
  • 12 Nov 1994, Grimley 
  • 14 Jan 1995, Twyning 
  • 19 Feb 1995, Bittell Reservoirs, Barnt Green 
  • 19 Mar 1995, Hollybush area (plant list) 
  • 7 May 1995, Whittington and Caunsall, Stourbridge 
  • 13 May 1995, Nupend Reserve and Woolhope Hills 
  • 25 May 1995, Doverdale, Ombersley 
  • 3 Jun 1995, Wild Goose Hill, Storridge 
  • 11 Jun 1995, Stonehall and Ashmoor Commons, Kempsey (plant list) 
  • 21 Jun 1995, Cother Wood, W. Malvern 
  • 24 Jun 1995, Bill Smyllie Reserve, Cheltenham 
  • 1 Jul 1995, Castlemorton Common (bird and plant lists) 
  • 15 Jul 1995, Monkwood 
  • 23 Jul 1995, Hadley, Ombersley 
  • 5 Aug 1995, Purshull Green and Upton Warren 
  • 1 Oct 1995, Clinterdown Wood and Knapp/Papermill Reserve (insect and fungus lists)

Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 

  • 10 Nov 1994, Tony Hughes, British Orchids 
  • 8 Dec 1994, Paul Hoban, The Return of the Otter 
  • 12 Jan 1995, Peter Thomson, Some Wild Plants and Places in Herefordshire 
  • 9 Feb 1995, Geoff Fynn, Flowers and Landscapes of Britain Past and Present 
News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
  • Garth Lowe, Bat Notes - 1995 
  • Garth Lowe, Nestbox Report - Knapp and Papermill, 1995 
  • Bob Bishop, Nestbox Report - Monkwood, 1995 
  • Bob Bishop, Weather Report, Oct 1994 - Sept 1995 
  • John Bishop, Garden Sightings at Peachfield Close, Malvern, 1995 
  • Chris Betts, Identification Qualifications 
  • Jacquie Hartwright, Boxing Day 1995 
  • Stanley Marvin, Beginnings 
  • Garth Lowe, Strange Diets of Fish 
  • Garth Lowe, Bird Notes - Old Storridge, 1995 
  • Tony Hughes, Life on the Verge 
  • Chris Betts, Monkwood Moths (moth list) 
  • Les and Connie Arnold, Autumn around Leigh Sinton -1995
Obituaries 
    Christopher Cadbury CBE, 1909 - 1995 

    Fred Fincher MBE, 1901 - 1995

Members’ Articles (Author, Title) 

  • John Bishop, Mistletoe 
  • Tony Hughes, Mistletoe in Malvern, (survey results)
 
 
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WNC Transactions, 1994, Volume 2 Part 5

 Field Meetings (Date, Place) 

  • 21 Nov 1993, Birchwood 
  • 22 Jan 1994, Castlemorton Common (bird and plant lists) 
  • 20 Feb 1994, Ludlow and district, Shropshire 
  • 24 Apr 1994, Suckley and Bearswood Common (bird and plant lists) 
  • 14 May 1994, Hampton Loade, Highley and Upper Arley 
  • 17 May 1994, Trench Wood  (bird and plant lists) 
  • 26 May 1994, Coneygree Wood, Ledbury 
  • 5 Jun 1994, Rous Lench area 
  • 8 Jun 1994, Blackstone Rock, Bewdley 
  • 25 Jun 1994, Knightwick and Ankerdine Hill  (plant list) 
  • 10 Jul 1994, Catherton Marshes, Clee Hill 
  • 23 Jul 1994, Sned Wood, Aymestrey, Leominster  (bird, butterfly and plant lists) 
  • 10 Sep 1994, Churchill and district, Kidderminster

Indoor Meetings (Date, Speaker, Subject) 

  • 11 Nov 1993, Brian Draper, What is a River? 
  • 9 Dec 1993, Bob Bishop and Garth Lowe, A Taste of France 
  • 13 Jan 1994, Garth Lowe, Pindhos Mountains, Greece 
  • 10 Feb 1994, Edward Cox, Beastly Beauty
News and Notes (Author, Topic) 
  • Garth Lowe, Bat Notes - 1994 
  • Garth Lowe and Bob Bishop, Nest Box Reports - 1994 
  • Chris Betts, Polecats 
  • Bob Bishop, Weather Report, Oct 1993 - Sept 1994 
  • Chris Betts, Whitty Pear 
  • Stanley Marvin, Half an Hour at Shernal Green 
  • Chris Betts, Extended and Precocious Flowering at the Knapp and Papermill Reserve 
  • Tony Hughes,  ‘Daddy! What’s this Bird’
  • Rev. J E T Cox, A Lone Shark 
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    Members’ Articles (Author, Title)

  • Tony and Diana Hughes, Early-Purple Orchid Anomalies 
  • Cynthia Putley, Our Historic Emblem 
  • Jim Crundwell, Bee Flowers 
  • Chris Betts, On the Blue-Winged Grasshopper 
  • A N B Simpson, Notable Lepidoptera in Worcestershire 
  • Mary M Jones, Nature in the Twenties
 
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