Wildlife Field Visits - Current Programme

BEES hosts a Wildlife Field Visit Programme throughout the year. The programme aims to explore a range of habitats to study their natural history and management issues relating to their upkeep. The programme is organised and delivered by a committed and knowledgeable group of volunteers. Planning meetings are held regularly to agree and distribute the programme.

Please see details for up and coming visits below.
Bookings must be made in advance (please ring BEES office for details).
Where minibus transport is offered there is a charge which varies from £5 - £12 depending on the distance of the trip.

The Minibus Bus departs at 9.30am from the Unitarian Church, Russell Sreet, BD5 0JB (unless indicated otherwise).
If you are on foot you can meet the minibus Culture Fusion (125 Thornton Road, Bradford BD1 2EP and corner of Westholme Street) no later than 9.10am.

On occassion the minibus will pick up passengers on route out of Bradford. Please discuss with the office (or driver) to find out the pick up points.

* Please ensure you bring adequate food and drink for the day.
* Wear strong footwear and waterproof clothing.
* All trips must be booked and paid for in advance where applicable.
* We ask for a donation of £2 if you chose to use your own transport when the minibus is offered.
* All people irrespective of background and experience are welcome
* Parking is available for a limited number of cars at the Unitarian Centre, Russell Street. PLease make a donation of £2 for this facility.

BEES is a district wide environmental education and training centre funded both by Bradford Council and our own project work – for further information please contact Julia Pearson.

Mystery Outing, returning via St Aidan’s

Tuesday 28th November, 2017

The venue for the mystery trip will be a surprise! There will be a £4.80pp entry charge to access our destination. Lots to do and see at this seasonal time of the year. The trip will not disappoint. Easy walking.

We will take a detour on the way home to call in at St Aidan’s RSPB reserve with the hope of seeing short eared owls coming into roost.

Leaders; Margaret Rees & Marilyn Barber
Minibus transport; depart Unitarian Church 9.30am. Cost £7

December Planning Meeting 10 am

Tuesday 5th December, 2017
YMCA Thornton Road.
The meeting begins at 10 am and will last until early afternoon. You may wish to bring lunch with you. The kettle will be to hand.

Christmas Meal and slide presentation

Tuesday 12th December, 2017

10am – meet at the Unitarian Church, Little Horton for a selection of digital images from members.

We will follow this with our Christmas meal at the Calverley Arms Hotel. Details will be sent to those showing interest at a later date.

Transport from the Unitarian Church to the meal will be available. There is a £3 charge to cover room hire the morning.

Coordinators Meal: Marilyn Barber Meeting: Margaret Rees