Committee meetings are normally held on the first Monday of the month. Items to be put on the Agenda should be raised in advance with a committee member.

Indoor meetings are held on the second Monday of the month in the Upper Room, St Mary's Church Rooms, Church Street, Chesham, HP5 1HY at 7.30pm, except for August.  

Field Meetings are usually held monthly at the weekend following the Indoor meeting, except for January, February and August, meeting at The Moor Car Park (Map ref: SP963008), unless announced otherwise at the indoor meeting or on the programme of events.

Coach trips: These will be announced at an indoor meeting.

Indoor Meetings at St Mary's Church Rooms and Field Meetings from 2018: 

For times and further details, please see the Programme page. 


Mon 13 January                Chris Ward: ‘Namibia’

Mon 10 February               Drew Bennett: ‘Wild Eye: My Views of the Natural World’

Mon 9 March                     Geoffrey Howe: ‘A Glimpse into the Intriguing World of the Lichen’

Sun 15 March                    Hodgemoor Wood (half day).  Meet at 2.00

Mon 6 April                        Annual General Meeting

Sat 18 April                        Whitecross Green Wood (all day).  Meet at 10.30

Mon 11 May                       Ceri Groves: ‘Chilterns Chalk Stream Project’

Sun 17 May                        Frogmore Meadow (half day).  Meet at 2.00


Mon 14 January             Chris Ward:                   ‘Birds of Prey in Britain & Around the World’

Mon 11 February           Andy Sands:                  ‘A Bug’s Life’

Mon 11 March               Tom Way:                       ‘Exciting Wildlife from Around the World’

Sat 16 March                 Angling Spring Wood, Great Missenden (half day).   Meet at 10:30

Mon 8 April                    Annual General Meeting

Sun 14 April                   Black Poplar Trail,  Wilstone-Long Marston (half day).  Meet at 10:30 

Mon 13 May                  John Tyler:                     ‘The Countryside in Summer’

Sat 18 May                    Ivinghoe Beacon  (all day).            Meet at 10:30

Mon 10 June                  Jeff Blincow: ‘Yardley Chase’

Sun 16 June                   Local Walk (half day).  Meet at 2.00

Mon 8 July                      Matt Andrews: ‘Bolivia’

Sat 13 July                      Holtspur (half day).  Meet at 10.30

Mon 9 September           Steve Carter: ‘Sweden & Norway’

Sat 14 September           Dancersend (all day).  Meet at 10.30

Mon 14 October              President’s Lecture: ‘Cape Region, South Africa’

Sun 20 October               Fungus Foray, Hampden Bottom Farm and Warren Wood (half day).  Meet at 10.30

Mon 11 November           Barry Oxley: ‘Otmoor’

Sat 16 November            Otmoor (all day). Meet at 11.00

Mon 9 December             Christmas Social

Sat 14 December             Local Walk and Lunch at The Bell, Chartridge.  Meet at 10.30


Mon 8 January                Barry Taylor:              ‘Introduction to Geology’

Mon 12 February            Ann & Phil Farrer:      ‘Going Wild in the Hebrides’

Mon 12 March                John Tyler:                  ‘The Countryside in Spring’

Sun 18 March                 Hodgemoor Woods  (half day).   Meet at 10:30

Mon 9 April                     Annual General Meeting

Sun 15 April                    Old Park Wood  (half day).          Meet at 14:00

Mon 14 May                    Alan Nelson:                ‘Dragonflies & Damselflies’

Sat 19 May                     Wycombe reserves  (all day).      Meet at 10:30

Mon 11 June                   Nick Bowles:                ’50 years of Butterfly Conservation’

Sat 16 June                    Finemere Wood for Black Hairstreak Butterfly (all day).    Meet at 09:30

Mon 9 July                      Matt Andrews:               ‘Trinidad and Tobago”

Sun 15 July                    Pulpit Hill, Cadsden (all day).       Meet at 10:30

Mon 10 September        Jeff Blincow:                   ‘Tibet’

Sun 16 September         Captain’s Wood & Widmore Wood, Chesham (half day).   Meet at 13:30 

Mon 8 October               President’s Lecture:       ‘The Amazing Sex Lives of Plants & Insects’ 

Sun 14 October              Fungus Foray, Lodge Wood, Prestwood  (half day).          Meet at 10:30

Mon 12 November         Julia Lofthouse:              ’Rescuing Ratty: Water Vole Ecology & Conservation’

Sat 17 November           College Lake, Pitstone (half day).        Meet at 10:30 

Mon 10 December         Christmas Social & Silent Auction

Sat 15 December           Local Walk and Lunch At The Bell, Chartridge.   Meet at 10:30