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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:



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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

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.


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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

Gorse Cutting

Who is this for?

The South Hampshire National Trust Volunteers Group are organising a gorse cutting event at Rockford (near Ringwood) in the New Forest.


They will be starting att 10am on Sunday 7th September at the Sandpit Carpark, Rockford and will be working until around 4pm although any time you can spare is appreciated so those who are want to come along for the morning or afternoon are more than welcome.


Tea and coffee are provided mid morning and mid afternoon, so all you need to bring is a packed lunch and suitable clothing.  They do not insist that you wear protective footwear but this is recommended.  Lifts and car sharing are encouraged wherever practical and for those wishing to do so, fuel costs can be reclaimed from the Trust, through the group.


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Event details:

contact: shntv.enquiries@gmail.com where: Sandpit Car park, Rockford, New Forest, Hampshire when: 07/09/2014 at 10:00 am to 07/09/2014 at 4:00 pm

Birding on My Local Patch

Who is this for?

The birder and author Dominic Couzens will be letting the RSPB New Forest group and their guests into the secrets of his local patch at Longham Lakes, just across the county boundary in Dorset.


This event will be taking place at the Lyndhurst Community Centre, Main Car Park, High Street, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY on Wednesday 10th September 2014 at 7.30pm.


Admission is £1.50 for members of the group and £3.50 for non-members and the costs of admission includes refreshments.


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Event details:

contact: rspb@newmilton.org where: Lyndhurst Community Centre, Main Car Park, High Street, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY when: 10/09/2014 at 7:30 pm to 10/09/2014 at 9:00 pm

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