A well attended Autumn Meeting was held on 19 October 2016 with 70+ members and guests in attendance.

Martin Holmes, Acting Chairman, gave an update on proposed developments in and near to Hartley Wintney.

Leigh Wallace,a ranger with Hart District Council for over seven years experience, gave a presentation on the importance of Heathland Management of the Hart District Council's site on Hazeley Heath.

Mary Braddock, who has been volunteering with the RSPB for over 23 years, gave a presentation on the 'Land of the Nightjar' and the necessity of managing the heathland and trees to facilitate the habitat of many species of birds, insects, reptiles etc.