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Cleveland Naturalists’ Field Club

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President. Mark Stokled

Vice President . Jo Scott
Membership Secretary. Eric Gendle
Treasurer. Hazel Stokeld

Programme Secretary. Neil Baker

Ordinary members. Daphne Aplin, Tony Wardlaugh

Immediate past president.  Jo Scott



2.Its objects shall be to encourage an interest in all branches of natural history and to facilitate their study

(a) by the reading of papers and lectures:

(b) by general field work and excursions to places of interest:

(c) by the exhibition of specimens:

(d) by the recording of natural history facts in the district:

(e) by supporting conservation organisations and activities.

3.The Officers of the Club shall be: a president; an immediate past president; a general secretary; a membership secretary; programme secretaries; a treasurer; and four other members of the club. All officers shall be elected annually, and be eligible for re-election. 5 members shall form a quorum.

4.The annual subscription shall be recommended by the committee and confirmed at a general meeting of the club.

5.Student membership shall be open to people who are undergoing fulltime education.

6.The membership secretary shall send a list of future meetings to all members at the start of each season.

7.The Annual General Meeting shall be held in March or April when the officers of the club shall be elected. The report of the president, the treasurers report and any other reports shall be presented and discussed.

8.The club shall be affiliated to other natural history societies at the discretion of the committee.

9.The committee shall be responsible for the publication of proceedings and reports.

10.The committee may nominate members for honorary membership of the club for special services to the club or to natural history.

11.No alteration to these Rules shall be made except at the Annual General Meeting or at a Special General Meeting called for that purpose. Proposals for alteration of the rules must be in writing and duly seconded, and must be in the hands of the secretary not later than fourteen days before the advertised date of the Annual General Meeting, so that the proposal may be considered by the Committee, and placed on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting. The committee shall have the power to call a Special General Meeting at any time.

Female Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)

Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera)

Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor)