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Long Mynd: Important areas for nesting birds 2019

The attached map identifies important areas on the Mynd for nesting birds. Please try avoid these areas when training on the Mynd, especially during the nesting season of mid-March to mid-July. The wet areas should be avoided at all times. The wet areas are used by Snipe and Curlew, valley sides by Winchat and Wheatear plus Merlin, the top plateau by Grouse.

Chairman's Report from the AGM of 15 November 2015

As the current Chairman it was with much pleasure that I can report that our Club continues to go from strength to strength in terms of membership numbers. Performances in the Field, Financially and in contributions to fell running generally as a result our member’s expertise that is so willingly shared, and also to the successful outcome of the Pontesford Hill appeal

Club Championship Races

The attached PDF gives details of this year's races and the qualification rules.

Environmental Issues

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On Tuesday 27th November 2012 the National Trust invited organisers of fell races on the Long Mynd to attend a meeting at the Bucks Head in Church Stretton.

Peter Carty and Dave Cowell from the National Trust outlined a serious threat to the Long Mynd from several notifiable diseases. They also wished to discuss erosion issues at several points on the Mynd. The latter being a direct issue following the exceptionally wet period and the recent Relays Championships.

Viral disease