Events Diary

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August 2019

Saturday 10th: Chepstow Show, MMG will be in the Gwent Energy tent with Bee Friendly Monmouthshire and others

Wednesday 14th: Monmouthshire Botany Group Botany Walk in the Black Mountains, at Hatterall Hill or Grwyne Fawr. Booking essential – details below*

September 2019

Saturday 14th: Usk Show, where MMG will be sharing a marquee with Bee Friendly Monmouthshire

Saturday 14th: Monmouthshire Botany Group final Botany Walk of the season, at Cwm Filkins and the fields near Blackwood. Booking essential – details below*

October 2019

Tuesday 1st: Nature Isn’t Neat campaign: garden designer and wildlife enthusiast Cheryl Cummings will be giving a workshop on Tuesday October 1st at Shire Hall, Monmouth from 19.30 – 21:00 on How to Create a Pollinator Friendly Garden. It is free to attend and refreshments will be served. Please book with Alison Howard NiN@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Thursday 3rd: MMG Work Party at Trellech Wet Meadow. Meet at 10am by the entrance to the meadow at the end of Roman Way (near the doctor’s surgery). Park in the road rather than the surgery please

Wednesday 23rd: MMG Autumn Meeting and Social, 7pm at The Priory, Monmouth, with speaker Carol Cook of Wye Valley Hedgehog Rescue. Bookings will open soon

March 2020

Tuesday 10th: Gwent Wildlife Trust talk on the Fascination of Fungi by Elsa Wood,  7:30pm – 9:30pm Library of the sessions House, 43, Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD. £3 entrance


*Monmouthshire Botany Group: Botany Walks: The programme is provisional as some venues may be changed. Days start at 10am continuing until about 3-4pm.  All days are for helping to improve ID skills and recording for Atlas 2020. Booking is essential, contact Steph Tyler by email steph_tyler2001@hotmail.com.  Details on BSBI web site and the Botany Group’s Facebook page

**There are many other events organised by Gwent Wildlife Trust, SEWBReC and other conservation organisations so do check out their listings as well:

Gwent Wildlife Trust Events Calendar (external link)

South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre (SEWBReC) Events Calendar (external link)