Harrow Natural History Society — Archive of talk synopses

The Harrow Natural History Society, a Society for Investigating, Recording and Discussing the Wildlife of Harrow and the Surrounding Districts, was active from 1970 to 2021. It held regular talks on wildlife and nature topics which in many cases contain useful and interesting facts about the sites in and wildlife of Harrow. Here are the synopses of some of them, provided by Tony Lovegrove.

The files are provided as received, so Harrow Nature Conservation Forum makes no claims about accuracy.

July 2011: Ferns and Gardens by Howard Matthews
September 2011: The Lost Rivers of London by Mike Howgate
January 2012: Reptiles and Amphibians of South Carolina and north Georgia by Nick Bessant
April 2012: Stanmore Common Local Nature Reserve by Simon Braidman
April 2012: The flora of Stanmore Common by John Dobson
November 2012: Pear Wood Nature Reserve and Stanmore Country Park by Rosemary Etheridge and Claire Abbott
October 2103: Wild Flowers of the Chilterns by Brenda Harold
April 2014: Bumblebees by David Pinnock and Jinny Seals
September 2014: Roxbourne Rough Local Nature Reserve by Dave Bolton and Stephen Bolsover
November 2014: An Introduction to Fungi by Rosemary Etheridge
January 2015: Chalk Rivers by Charlie Bell
March 2015: The Standon Stone by Mike Howgate
April 2015: Attenborough Fields and Merry Hill by Ian Mackay
September 2015: Stanmore Common and the Restoration of Bluebell Heath by Simon Braidman
February 2016: The Butterflies of North and West London by Andrew Wood and Leslie Williams
September 2016: The Natural History of British Orchids by Derek Turner
October 2016: Sir Joseph Banks by Andrea Cameron
January 2017: An Introduction to Mosses and Liverworts by Rosemary Etheridge
March 2017: Rickmansworth Waterways Trust by Mark Saxon
March 2018: Wildflowers and Animals of the Canadian Rockies by Rosemary Etheridge
February 2020: Snowdrops in Pear Wood by Claire Abbott
Spring 2020 newsletter of the Society, with articles on: November 2020: A history of Bentley Priory Open Space by Margaret Huitson and Elizabeth Stainthorpe
August 2021: The 50th Anniversary of the Harrow Natural History Society by Elizabeth Stainthorpe

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