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Flowerings on the Moor!

Here are a couple of photos by the stream at the side of the Triangle and a lovely Honeysuckle and Vetch in flower — spot the bees if you can.

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Woodthorpe Primary Visit

Recently Stephanie Luxton visited 60 Year 1 children at Woodthorpe Primary School.  After a little talk, the children gave some lovely responses all about Hob Moor. This was followed by a craft activity (supplies provided by FOHM) which really went down well, … Continue reading

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May Events on and around Hob Moor

This is a reminder of the events we have planned for May. If there are additions or changes, they will be announced here, on Facebook and on Twitter. Thurs. 4th May 9am-10am Litter Pick. Tues. 9th May  7pm-8pm Litter Pick. … Continue reading

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Enjoyable Dawn Chorus Walk

Eight early-risers accompanied Barry Bishop of the York RSPB onto Hob Moor and the Railway Pond on Saturday. Plenty of birdsongs were heard and 21 species were either seen or heard (or both:) Blackbird, Blackcap, Blue Tit, Carrion Crow, Chaffinch, … Continue reading

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Friends in Local Schools

Stephanie Luxton, chairwoman of Friends of Hob Moor will be visiting three local schools in the coming weeks to talk to children about the Moor, its future, and its care. The three schools are Dringhouses to talk to 150 children, All Saints to talk … Continue reading

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Dawn Chorus Walk Reminder

Saturday 29th April will be the very popular Dawn Chorus walk with Barry Bishop, leader of York RSPB. Meeting at 6am by the yellow railings near the tunnel, this fascinating walk is well worth the early start. Forecast is dry … Continue reading

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April Events

Two upcoming events: Sunday 16th April we are holding another photo event, this time to take photos of the Sunrise. We will be meeting at 5.40am so it won’t interfere with any Easter celebrations. We will be meeting at the … Continue reading

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Bug Hotel Making on the Moor!

  This Saturday, April 8 at 10:00am, there will be a bug-hotel making event on the Moor behind Lidl amongst the trees. Please wear gardening gear and gloves. Children are welcome with supervision from parents. [Edit: There was a disappointing … Continue reading

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Litter-Pick Dates

Although we know that some people like to help us with litter-picks on their own, we would like to continue offering Friends Litter Picks. The following are the next few dates and times: Monday 24th April 6.30pm-7.30pm Thurs 4th May … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars!

Here is a list of upcoming events on the Moor! Further details such as meeting places will be forthcoming. April 29: Bird Walk (leader – Barry Bishop)  06:00 May 19: Nature Walk (leaders – Malcolm Cresser & Steve) 19:00 June 10: History … Continue reading

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