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Hawk and Owl Trust AGM 2014 Agenda

Sneaton Castle Centre Whitby, North Yorkshire | 4 – 5 October 2014

View the 2014 AGM document online or download it for reference.

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Come and See the East Midlands Group at Rutland Water and Sacrewell Farm the Weekend of 13/14 September

The East Midlands Group will be attending Rutland Day on Saturday. For more information click here   We will also be attending The Bumper Harvest Festival at Sacrewell Farm on Sunday. For more information click here See you there!

Hawk and Owl Trust Members Weekend 2014

Sneaton Castle Centre Whitby, North Yorkshire | 4 – 5 October 2014 The Hawk and Owl Trust team at Fylingdales Moor are looking forward to welcoming you to our 6,800 acres Conservation Moor, part of the beautiful North York Moors, for the 2014 Members’ Weekend. We’re managing this very special habitat for wildlife including key speciesContinue Reading

A beautiful new seat for visitors to Shapwick Moor – in memory of much missed Hilary Lapham

The ever-active volunteer group at Shapwick Moor spent a wonderful day erecting another seat at Shapwick Moor recently.  Sadly Hilary Lapham, a long-standing member of the Shapwick volunteer group, passed away in January and her husband, Keith (another long term volunteer) donated the seat as a lasting memory of Hilary.  Hilary actively supported the publicContinue Reading

HOT announces the three lucky winners of the Summer Raffle!

Congratulations to the three ladies below for owning the winning tickets in our summer raffle and thank you for supporting us! 1st Prize of £500 – Mrs Angie F of Bristol 2nd Prize of £200 – Miss Sheila P of Kent 3rd Prize of £100 – Mrs Valerie W of Wilts The 1st and 3rdContinue Reading

300 Club draw

The Friends of Sculthorpe Moor 300 Club is a lottery draw that raises funds for the conservation and educational work on the Reserve. There are four draws a year, the latest of which took place on Friday 13th June. With 168 tickets in the draw, the prize fund was £630. 1st prize £315, to Mrs.Continue Reading

Latest News From North Somerset and Bristol Group

NEWSLETTER – July 2014 Yet again we were lucky with the weather for our walk through the reserves belonging to Backwell Environment Trust. The reserves were looking lovely and the sharp eyed amongst the group spotted a corncockle flower, a first for the reserve, and a Spotted Flycatcher and its nest in the top ofContinue Reading

Vet Examination Confirms Norwich Peregrine Death a Collision Accident

Grove Veterinary Practise in Fakenham, having examined the body of YT, the fourth and final peregrine chick to fledge from the nest box at Norwich Cathedral and who was found dead in the Cathedral grounds. Grove have reported that there is a crack in one of the neck bones of the bird. This suggests, asContinue Reading

Shapwick Moor becomes a Penal Colony – for a day!

On Tuesday  3rd  June,60 pupils from nearby St Benedict’s School in Glastonbury visited Shapwick Moor as part of their literacy studies.  They have been studying the book ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar in which pupils are made to dig holes to atone for their past poor behaviour.  The accompanying school staff took on the  role asContinue Reading

The ‘Bath One’ is Ringed and Unhatched Eggs Taken For Analysis

The only peregrine chick to hatch at St John’s church in Bath this year was ringed on 29 May, and from the bio measurements recorded it is believed that it is a female. She now carries a BTO ring on her right leg and a blue ring from Ed Drewitt’s ringing and monitoring programme, callContinue Reading