The Meetings Held in 2014

Holt Heath, East Dorset, Sunday, 23rd March 2014

A meeting held to explore one of the better conserved Dorset heaths and record its lichen assemblage. Wet met at 10.30 23rd, March 2014 by the NNR sign on Holt Heath on the south side of the road from Three Legged Cross to Holt around 1km west of the Cross Keys pub at SU0517 0455. Read report.

Kits Grave, Hampshire, Saturday, 5th July 2014

A meeting to explore a relict pasture woodland on the chalk at Martin Down and possibly later look at a known area of lichen rich down on Martin Down itself. We met at 10.30 5th, July 2014 at the main northern car park for Martin Down NNR SU037201.

Hazeley Heath, Sunday 17 August 2014

A joint meeting with the Hampshire Flora Group, to recored the RSPBs new heathland reserve at Hazeley Heath. Meet at 10.30 am in the car park in the centre of Hartley Wintney at SU7669 5697 at SU7683 5698. Read report.

Stansore Point, Hampshire, Saturday, 13th September 2014

A meeting to explore another area of costal shingle, here east the Leap Country Park on the Solent NNR. We meet in the main lower car park of Lepe Counrty Park at 10.30am SZ455985. Read report.

Setley Common, Roydon Woods NR, Hampshire, Tuesday, 30th December 2014

The New Year meeting of the Wessex Lichen Group. This was held at Setley Common in Hampshire Wildlife Trust’s Roydon Woods nature reserve, to mark the near completion of the field work phase of the New Forest Heathland Lichen Survey. The area has some old woodland as well as heathland and is former common off the open New Forest grazings. We met at 10.30 at the pulling in on the side road to Brockenhurst just off the A337 opposite the Filly Inn at SU302002. Read report.