Fen Nettle

                          Urtica dioica var galeopsifolia  Fen Nettle This plant was discovered by Darlington and Teesdale Naturalists’ Field Club at Hayberries Nature Reserve on 2nd September 2018. It was a regular walk by the Darlington and Teesdale Naturalists’ Field Club on Sunday 2nd September 2018 at Hayberries, co Durham.  This plant was growing with other nettles but […]

New Year Plant Hunt

BOTANY RECORDS OF NEW YEAR PLANT HUNT. DATE=29TH  DECEMBER 2018 TO 1ST JANUARY 2019. LOCATIONS=Drinkfield Marsh, Clowbeck, Hollyhurst road, Low Coniscliffe, Spoilbank wood, Morrison Morton park to Brick train, Lanchester area, South park, Blackwell circular, Low Force,,Weardale, Broken scar to Blackwell, High Force,Richmond to Skeeby, Dene Darlington. Station road,Victoria Embankment,Victoria road,, Surtees street, Town hall,Darlington,.A1 Motorway,Elvet […]

Cliff and Gladys

Cliff and Gladys after many years dedicated service to the Field Club have decided to step down as Council Members.I am pleased to confirm in recognition of their long service, commitment and dedication it was unanimously agreed by all Council Members to make them both Honorary Life Members of Darlington and Teesdale Naturalists’ Field Club.Their […]

 Eggleston 12/6/2018 Leader B Wood. Weather was fine and dry. 11 members met at Abbey Road and then travelled to Eggleston. We walked in a westerly direction on the Teesdale Way doing a minimum of recording as the main interest was Egglesburn Wood, We walked for approx 1 mile and then proceeded down the road […]

MORTON BRICK TRAIN DTNFC WALK. Tues. 19th June. Jill Cunningham After a dowsing of rain at Abbey Rd, 17 of us met up at Morton Park to walk through the narrow strip of nature area to the Brick Train. This was landscaped, planted and seeded soon after the sculpture and has grown and naturalised over […]

Outing to Low Barns

Outing to Low Barns 26th May 2018 Leader D.I.Griss. 11 members gathered at Low Barns on a warm sunny day for a quiet informal wander around the reserve. There was plenty to see with flowers out and plenty of insects showing. We called in at all of the hides and although the lake seemed fairly […]

Bolton on Swale gravel Pits

Report on the visit to Bolton on Swale gravel Pits 22nd May 2018 Leader D.I.Griss. After some reorganisation caused by road closures 16 members gathered at the start of the lane at Bolton. It was a dull but dry evening cool enough to discourage any insect life. The first thing to gain our attention was […]