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Thursday 24th May 2018, 10.30am-3.00pm

Ormsgill Slag Banks Barrow In Furness


Joint with Arnside Natural History society

Optional visit to Sandscale Haws from 13:30 for guided walk.  (Correction from newsletter. Chris Winnick will give the brief guided walk.)

Targeted Species at Ormsgill  Dingy Skipper, Common Blue, Small Blue.

Targeted species at Sandscale Haws young Natterjack Toads, orchids and sand dune flora.

Directions    From Lindal in Furness follow A590 through three roundabouts towards Barrow. Pass industrial buildings on both sides in 40-mph limit. Just after passing the left sign to Ormsgill note the two reclaimed slag banks on the right. There is a red sandstone wall on the right, situated on a gentle left hand bend. Turn right to the parking area before the start of the wall. grid ref SD192712, satnav LA14 4DA

Contact Chris Winnick 01539 728254

Wise Words For all outdoor events participants should bring suitable outdoor clothing, waterproofs and boots or similar. Bring a packed lunch for whole day events, and sun cream and plenty of water in hot weather. General safety advice will be given before all our events but we ask all who attend to take personal responsibility for their own safety and possessions and to pay special regard to trip hazards and the likely presence of ticks. Well-behaved dogs on short leads are welcome on our daytime events unless shown otherwise. If you require further information or wish to check whether an event has been postponed or cancelled due to poor weather, please contact the walk leader or contact before setting out.