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Into Eternity – Film Showing

Who is this for?

On Tuesday 2nd September Gosport and Fareham Friends of the Earth will be showing a fascinating film called "Into Eternity", about the problem of nuclear waste. Following the construction of the world's first permanent repository in Finland, the film asks the question "How can we warn future humans to stay away - for the next 100,000 years?"


This is part of their 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 2nd September, in the Methodist Church on Stoke Road, Gosport.

 

For more information about the Gosport and Fareham Friends of the Earth please go to:

 

http://www.gffoe.co.uk/

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Event details:

contact: tim.pratt76@gmail.com where: Methodist Church on Stoke Road, Gosport when: 02/09/2014 at 7:30 pm to 02/09/2014 at 9:30 pm

Litterpick with Friends of Peartree Green

Who is this for?

The Friends of Peartree Green are holding a litter pick on Saturday 6 September commencing at 10.30am.  They plan to carry on until around mid-day with a picnic.

 

Equipment and refreshments will be provided. The starting point will be at the swings on Peartree Green, Woolston, Southampton.

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Event details:

where: Peartree Green, Woolston, Southampton when: 06/09/2014 at 10:30 am to 06/09/2014 at 12:00 am

Field Trip to Beacon Hill National Nature Reserve

Who is this for?

On Saturday 6th September the Hampshire and Isle of Wight branch of Butterfly Conservation are planning a visit to the Beacon Hill National Nature Reserve, in the South Downs near Warnford, Hampshire.  They will be meeting at 10.30am in Beacon Hill car park.

 

From the A32 turn immediately left into the village of Exton, pass the Shoe Inn pub and then follow the track known as Shoe Lane into Beacon Hill Lane. (These are very narrow lanes with few passing areas).  After about 1.5 miles the car park is on the right.

 

They will be exploring a large tract of chalk downland and hope to see Silver-Spotted Skippers, the Brown Argus and even, if it is a favourable year, the Clouded Yellow.

 

Beacon Hill is very steep in places. There are wonderful views of the Meon Vally with birds and flora to be seen.

 

For more information about the Hampshire & Isle of Wight branch of Butterfly Conservation, please go to

 

http://www.hantsiow-butterflies.org.uk

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Event details:

contact: http://www.hantsiow-butterflies.org.uk/contact.php where: Beacon Hill Lane, near Warnford, Hampshire (Grid ref: SU 605 227) when: 06/09/2014 at 10:30 am to 06/09/2014 at 12:30 am

Conservation work with New Forest Area Conservation Volunteers

Who is this for?

The NFACV will be in Lower Wainsford on Sunday 7th September from 10am to carry out conservation work involving clearing the undergrowth. The site is a wet meadow classified as a Site of Importance to Nature Conservation (SINC).  The site is on Wainsfod Road in Upper Pennington on one side of Pennington Common. Parking is nearby.

 

Please go to http://newforestacv.org/page5.htm for more information.

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Event details:

contact: newforestareacv@gmail.com where: Wainsfod Road, Upper Pennington, near Lymington, Hampshire when: 07/09/2014 at 10:00 am to 07/09/2014 at 12:00 am

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