Events in May–July 2022
Walk to the Garden House
Walk to the Garden House, lots of spring flowers. Easy walking on paths including the one through the Garden House.
About 4 miles.
Optional refreshment at Long Ash Cafe.
Leaders Chris and Jennie
Pound Cross OS Grid Reference SX507689
21st Century Falconer - David Buncle
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PRESENTATION IS NOT AVAILABLE ON ZOOM
David will be known to many of you from a previous meeting to which he brought a number of his birds. This is another opportunity to meet David and some more of his amazing birds of prey. Learn a little of the history of this "sport of Kings" and how David's boyhood fascination led to a varied career amongst some of nature's most spectacular predators.
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Tavistock Town Hall Only
Meet at Pixon Lane at 9.40 to car share to Zoar.
Park on roadside opposite row of cottages.
Walk Horndon, Hill Bridge Leat, Hilltown and Wheal Jewell.
Leader Caroline Lorenzi
Meet at Pixon Lane Walk at OS Grid Reference SX524806
Challacombe Down Bluebells
Meet at Pixon Lane to car share to the Warren House Inn.
This is a circular walk to see the fields of bluebells on Challacombe Down.
Bring a snack and a packed lunch, optional refreshments at the Inn on our return.
Good paths which can be muddy and a steep climb at the end.
Approximately 5 miles
Leader Chris Webb and Jennie Youngs
Meet at Pixon Lane, Walk at OS Grid Reference SX674809
Climate Reality - Brenda Ainsley
Brenda leads various Eco and Climate Groups for the u3a and has presented three National Talks. She jointly leads the 'Countdown to COP 27' online group for Trust u3a. In November 2021, she set up and led four workshops during COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow, with an emphasis on Intergenerational Climate Activism.
This talk is about the Climate Reality Project which was founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Every effort has been made to ensure that all facts are verified and refer only to Peer Reviewed research. Brenda will draw on the work of institutions such as NASA and the Meteorological Office, along with that of many academic institutions. She will provide up to date examples from both the UK and around the world. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end.
Tavistock Town Hall and via Zoom