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Chessel Bay Autumn Clean-up

Who is this for?

Get active in the fresh air, giving this very special area of wildlife habitat in the heart of Southampton an autumn-clean. Chessel Bay is an important feeding site for over-wintering wading birds, whilst the woodland along the shore hosts a totally different range of wildlife. Discover more and ‘do one thing’ for this special wildlife ‘breathing place’ in Southampton.  The litter pick is on 1st November 2014 between 10 am and 2pm.


Meet at Chessel Bay - end of Quayside Road, Bitterne Manor, Southampton (Quayside Rd is by Northam Bridge - Bitterne side) No booking necessary - just turn up any time from 10:00am-1:30pm. Wear sturdy footwear and wrap up warm and dry! Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult. Please note:- there are no toilets on site.


Local parking is very limited- Please avoid bringing a car to the site. Thank you!


For more details please contact:- The Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre-023 8067 1921



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Event details:

contact: hawthorns@southampton.gov.uk where: end of Quayside Road, Bitterne Manor, Southampton when: 01/11/2014 at 10:00 am to 01/11/2014 at 2:00 pm

Water, Water Everywhere

Who is this for?

On 4th November Gosport and Fareham Friends of the Earth will be hosting a fascinating presentation by Guy Shrubsole.

Guy Shrubsole is the campaigner behind Friends of the Earth's recent powerful work on flooding. He'll be talking about the future of our flood risks and flood defences as we adapt to climate change.

This is part of the group's First Tuesday programme of events. On the First Tuesday of each month, they'll be hosting an evening of film or talk on environmentally topical issues, with opportunities for Q&A and discussion.

Come and join them at 7:30pm on 4th November, in the Methodist Church on Stoke Road, Gosport.


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Event details:

contact: enquiries@gffoe.co.uk where: Methodist Church, Stoke Road, Gosport, PO12 1JB when: 04/11/2014 at 7:30 pm to 04/11/2014 at 9:00 pm

An Evening with Polly Higgins

Who is this for?

Polly Higgins is an inspirational leader of our times. Polly is currently spearheading the campaign to bring a Law of Ecocide as the 5th crime against humanity, peace and ultimately nature, to stand alongside war crimes and genocide. Come and listen to a legend of our times and ask questions to a panel of esteemed guests, including Keith Taylor MEP.


This event is on Thursday 6th November 2014 at 7.30pm at the Turner Sims auditorium, located in the gardens of the University of Southampton’s Highfield Campus, set back from University Road between the Nuffield Theatre and the John Hansard Gallery.


Booking is essential and the fee is £5, students £3.


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Event details:

contact: http://eradicatingecocide.com/ where: Turner Sims, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ when: 06/11/2014 at 7:30 pm to 06/11/2014 at 10:30 pm

Farlington Marshes bird walk

Who is this for?

A chance for a walk around Farlington Marshes with Havant Nature to see which winter birds have arrived.  This is on Thursday 13th November.  Please contact them for the time of the event.


The meeting point is Broadmarsh car park at the western end of Harts Farm Way, Havant PO9 1HS (SU 699054).


There is a suggested donation of £1.50.  Dogs on leads are welcome.


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Event details:

contact: john@havantnature.net where: Harts Farm Way, Havant, Hampshire PO9 1HS when: 13/11/2014 at 00:00 am to 13/11/2014 at 00:01 am

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