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“A Trip to Steep Holm” Webinar by Stephen Parker
March 8 @ 19:30 - 21:00
This fully illustrated talk will take us on a trip to the island of Steep Holm in the Severn Estuary. Just off Weston-super-Mare, the island is home to a range of uncommon wildflowers, slow worms, Muntjac deer and hundreds of breeding gulls. Managed by a small local trust this talk will give you an insight to this remote and strangely beautiful island.
To register in advance for this Webinar, either email SANHS at: [email protected]
Or to register directly, go to: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_koumkBMaR3WwbbeJVeJ0tQ
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar and reminder emails nearer the event.
This is a Free event, but donations are greatly appreciated. If you would like to donate, please go to the SANHS website https://sanhs.org/ and use the Donate button.
We suggest a donation of £5 or more.
GRADING OF WALKS
Events are graded from 1-4 in difficulty. The grading is found in the event description in the calendar on this page. Keep in mind that a change in weather conditions can make a walk more difficult than anticipated. All walks and activities demand a basic level of fitness, suitable footwear and waterproof clothing.
1 Easy – generally even ground with a few gentle slopes; no special fitness needed. Comfortable footwear required.
2 Moderate – for reasonably fit people, may include unsurfaced rural paths and tracks, moderate slopes, uneven surfaces, steps and stiles. Walking shoes/boots required.
3 Strenuous – for fit, experienced walkers, will include hills, uneven surfaces, tracks and may include muddy terrain. Walking boots and waterproof clothing are essential.
4 Confined spaces – including caves and attics. Locations may be dusty, slippery and dark.
Activity leaders carry out a risk assessment beforehand. Participants are required to provide emergency contact details before taking part in an activity – this information is destroyed by the group leader after the activity has taken place.