Harcourt Arboretum

The first of our practical events in 2015 was held on Saturday 28th November at Harcourt Arboretum, situated in the village of Newnham Courtney, a mere 20-minute bus ride from the centre of Oxford. Harcourt Arboretum belongs to the University of Oxford, and alongside the Botanic Gardens it houses the University’s collection of living floral … Continue reading Harcourt Arboretum

Fresher’s Event 2014: Walk on the Wytham side of Life

This year, Oxford Nature Conservation Society kicked off with a guided tour of the wonderful Wytham Woods from Head Forester Nigel Fisher. After a cycle up to the woods from Balliol College (well, in my case a cycle and a walk because you can always rely on your bike to break down mid-cycle!) in the surprisingly nice … Continue reading Fresher’s Event 2014: Walk on the Wytham side of Life