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RSPB BIG GARDEN BIRD WATCH
This year's garden birdwatch takes place between 26th and 28th January 2019. Don't miss the chance to contribute your data by logging garden sightings for an hour during this period.
Click here for full details.

WILDING WITH ISABELLA TREE (KNEPP ESTATE)
A HASLEMERE BOOKSHOP EVENT AT THE MUSEUM
Isabella Tree will be joining us to tell the story of the `Knepp experiment', a pioneering rewilding project in West Sussex, using free-roaming grazing animals to create new habitats for wildlife. Her book, Wilding is part gripping memoir, part fascinating account of the ecology of our countryside, and above all, an inspiring story of hope. Isabella will also be signing copies of her 'Wilding' book.
Friday 1st February at 7:30 pm - admission 6.
 
To book call 01428 652952 or email the bookshop.
*** We understand this is now fully booked ***

LUTRA WILDLIFE TOURS
Members may remember Lee Morgan's wonderful talks.
Lutra Wildlife still have a couple of places available for their fantastic August 2019 Ultimate Killer Whale tour of Vancouver Island. They will happily provide a bit of a discount for any HNHS members that would like to join them on that tour. For further details please see  webpage www.lutrawildlife.com or email Lee Morgan directly at lee@lutrawildlife.com if you would like to find out more about the tour.

REPORT YOUR BIRD SIGHTINGS
The British Trust for Ornithology is always interested to hear of uncommon bird sightings. See their web site for details of the various recording and survey schemes they run to see if you can help.

FLAWED BADGER CULL EXPANDS ACROSS ENGLAND
The Wildlife Trusts have drawn our attention to the recent extension of badger culling despite serious flaws in the reasoning behind it. Vaccination of badgers is a far cheaper and more effective way of addressing the vectoring of a small percentage of bovine TB via our wildlife.
Find out the facts and see how to raise an objection by checking the trusts' website:
https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/news/flawed-badger-cull-expands-across-england

FIELD MEETING LOCATIONS
Each of the grid references for our field meetings is now linked to a map of the location. Just click on the link to see exactly where to meet.