Recent News

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: BNHS New Year’s Day Walk Saturday 1st January 2023

    BNHS New Year’s Day Walk Saturday 1st January 2023

    Hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year. Our New Year’s Day Walk went well with 11 members and one guest (membership details given). We had a pleasant […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: The Red Squirrels of West Mersea a talk by Dougal Urquhart

    The Red Squirrels of West Mersea a talk by Dougal Urquhart

    The next indoor meeting on Wednesday 13th April, at the Laindon Methodist Church at 8.pm. Dougal Urquhart will talk on “The Red Squirrels of West Mersea”. Refreshments available. Everyone Welcome.

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Bluebell Walk in Hall Wood and Lincewood 10am Saturday 16th April 2022

    Bluebell Walk in Hall Wood and Lincewood 10am Saturday 16th April 2022

    Informal Bluebell walk through Hall Wood and Lincewood on Saturday 16th April. Come and enjoy a gentle walk through some of the most beautiful bluebell woods in the county, there’s […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: A Tribute to Langdon: A New Book on the Langdon Ridge

    A Tribute to Langdon: A New Book on the Langdon Ridge

    This autumn will see the publication by the Basildon Natural History Society of former chairman Rodney Cole’s book A Tribute to Langdon.

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: BNHS Coronavirus Update

    BNHS Coronavirus Update

    Update on BNHS events

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Ivy is Good for Wildlife

    Ivy is Good for Wildlife

    The BNHS volunteers have noticed that ivy is being cut from trees in Marks Hill Wood. Please refrain from doing this, or any other clearing, as Marks Hill is part […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: New Year’s Day Walk 2020

    New Year’s Day Walk 2020

    Our annual New Year’s Day walk in Marks Hill Wood was well attended by those craving some fresh air after the seasonal festivities.

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: BNHS 2020 Calendar

    BNHS 2020 Calendar

    The BNHS calendar will go on sale at the indoor meeting on 11th September. The calendar features photographs taken by members and a useful reminder of the society’s meetings and […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Official SSSI Confirmation

    Official SSSI Confirmation

    Natural England has confirmed the SSSI designation for the Langdon Ridge.