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Bat Walk

Good to reserve a place as you get a device with which to really hear the bats clicking in flight!

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Wildflower Walk Report

Friends of Hob Moor had the wild flower walk on August2. It was attended by 10 people plus Jonathan Dent and Maria from St Nicks who led the walk. What follows is a message from Jonathan Dent. Hello, Thanks for … Continue reading

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Butterfly Walk Report

We were lucky on Saturday – as we managed to dodge the showers and saw plenty of butterflies. The species we counted were: Common blue Holly blue Small copper Ringlet Meadow brown Gatekeeper Speckled wood Small skipper Large white Small … Continue reading

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Update on Hob Moor Grass Cutting

A statement from York City Council: Following your recent contact with City of York Council I am writing to provide an update on the management of Hob Moor. As you are probably aware, the council has been in a Higher … Continue reading

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Wildflower Walk on August 2

Please note: Just to let you know that the Wildflower Walk that was planned for July 5th on the Moor has now been postponed – the new date will be the 2nd August. Look forward to seeing you then. We … Continue reading

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Buttercup Project in North Lane Field

In 2017 it was noted by the Friends of Hob Moor that the flowering of buttercups across the site appeared to not be as prolific as in previous years. Therefore we are very pleased to be working with the council … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events on Hob Moor

28/04/18  Dawn Chorus. 6.00am at the Yellow Railings on Little Hob Moor. Come and see how many bird songs can be identified. An evening event will also be organised in September or October, date to be confirmed. 18/05/18 A Friday evening in … Continue reading

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Update On Cows + Dawn Chorus Event

The cows will be brought into North Lane Pasture on Thursday lunchtime, subject to the weather, where they will stay for a few days before being released on to Hob Moor. Please be careful for the first few days until … Continue reading

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Take The Lead And Follow The Countryside Code On Strays

The cattle are to return to Hob Moor next week, weather permitting. They will be held in North Lane pasture for a few days so they can settle before being released on to Hob Moor. This year the cattle are … Continue reading

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Come And Fly A Kite!

Kite Flying on Little Hob Moor Monday 26th March 2.30pm. Family Event. Bring your kites so let’s go fly a kite—-.

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