It has finally stopped raining. So I took the opportunity to check and clean around my bird feeders before the rain returned. The feeders have been well used. My most frequent visitors are Goldfinches, Blue, Coal and Great Tits and a couple of male and female Bullfinches.
Download the Autumn 2015 newsletter here.
The Bilton Beck Bridge spanning the Bilton Beck in Nidd Gorge was built by the Nidd Gorge Project; managed by Harrogate Borough Council/Countryside Commission from 1983 – 1992.
Readers should note that we(Bilton Conservation Group) are aware that this is/was commercial conifer planting (circa 1929) which had reached maturity.
Chairman Warren Considine reviewed the year starting with conferring Life Membership to Alan and Sue Hughes whose 30 years involvement had encompassed everything from active conservation to managing newsletters and membership.
On Saturday 10th October 2015 at 2.00pm. It would be appreciated if as many members as possible attend this most important AGM.
A major clean up by local scouts resulted in nearly 40 black bin bags of rubbish being collected from a popular footpath.
The Harrogate and Nidderdale District Scouts Association helped the Bilton conservation Group to clear rubbish from the Greenway near Ripley Castle.