TDEG Annual General Meeting 2021 – Draft Notes

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 Draft Notes Present: Lynn Crowe (Chair), Alice Overton, Claire McKenzie, Sue Barber, Sheelagh Handy, Frances Sussex, Laura Saunders, Jules Fell, Andrea and Rob Mitson, Kelda Boothroyd, Carina Humberstone, Deborah Fulford,   plus four members of the Climate Pathfinders Youth Forum. The TDEG Annual Report, along with our annual accounts, can be read […]

Wildlife Sightings – April – June 2021

Our wildlife sightings post for April-June 2021 includes news about butterflies and bats in Tideswell Dale, celebrating the success of `No Mow May’, and a host of orchids in our limestone dales. As usual, I’ll add all the additional species spotted in this quarter in the list alongside. The species we saw in the first […]

TDEG Annual Report 2021

Here is a copy of our Annual Report for 2020-2021. We hope you enjoy reading about the work of our project groups over the past year.  TDEG Annual Report 2021 (Click on the above title to read the PDF) We would like to thank everyone who has contributed and helped us throughout the year. Our […]

CPYF’s First Action

Surveying wildlife in Tideswell Dale brook – Water shrimps and insect larvae – What’s in the net? Climate Pathfinders’ first action in Tideswell Dale!  Working with Peak District National Park Rangers, the High Peak & Derbyshire Dales Climate Pathfinders Youth Forum met in person for the first time on a glorious June Sunday morning. Our […]

TDEG Committee meeting notes – 9 June 2021

TDEG Committee Meeting – 9 June 2021 Draft Minutes 1.Present: Lynn Crowe, Sue Barber, Claire McKenzie, Rob Mitson, Sheelagh Handy, Suzanne Leckie, Jules Fell (for item 4), Apologies: Josie Kilner, Alice Overton, Steve Elliott, Adam Saunders, Laura Saunders 2.Minutes of last meeting agreed. No matters arising not on the agenda. 3.Committee reports a. Chair: 130 […]

TDEG Summer Wildlife Walks

TDEG’s Wildlife Group are delighted to invite you to join them on three forthcoming wildlife walks around our area. Please note, that due to continuing COVID 19 restrictions, numbers will be restricted and booking is essential. Booking details below. Swift Walk A short walk around the village of Tideswell, led by local swift expert, Andy […]

TDEG Wildlife Group meeting – 3 June 2021

Including Foolow Wildwood presentation –     Draft Minutes –    1. Present – Lynn Crowe, Nicky Loveday, Suzanne Leckie, Adam Saunders, Laura Saunders, Neil Buttle, Sue Barber, Gordon Rooke, Martin Beer, Andrea Mitson, Deborah Fulford, David Horne. Also John Fallows. Katie Edwards and Marianne Slater, from the Foolow Wildwood group. Apologies – Josie Kilner 2. Draft […]

Flowers for Pollinators

Poster by Josie (1st Tideswell Cubs) Dark green fritillary, near Litton (Alison Rooke) Poster by Alice (1st Tideswell Cubs) May is a great time to be thinking about flowers for pollinators. Many of our insects, including bees, butterflies and moths, depend on flower nectar and pollen for their food. In return, these insects pollinate the […]

TDEG Whole Group Meeting 21 April

Food for thought: better for us, better for the planet –  Dear TDEG Friends – Further to our TDEG meeting on 21st April, we have collated all your comments and matters discussed, and have loosely grouped them into four main areas: The journey of our food Fair trade Excess packaging Food waste. Please see the […]

No Mow May

We would like to encourage everyone interested in TDEG’s “Going Wild” project to join in with this national campaign by the charity, Plantlife. No Mow May asks us to simply set aside all, or even just a small area, of our lawn, and allow it grow unmown during the month of May. You can read […]