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Autumn/winter dates!

Sunday 14 September:
Leaves and things
Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve
2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be taking a close up look at trees and leaves, and trying to put names to some of them.
Meet by the farm buildings.

Sunday 12 October:
Mammal survey
Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve
2.00 - 3.30pm

Using special traps we will see if we can catch and take a close look at mice and voles before we release them. We will also see if we can find signs of other animals, like foxes, deer or otters!

Meet in Manor Roofing car park (just a little bit south of the manned level crossing).

Sunday 9 November:
Wintery things
Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve
2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be taking a close look at some of the trees in winter, and finding out if we can still identify them even without their leaves.

We can also collect some leaves and make pictures out of them.

Meet by the farm buildings, and please wrap up warmly.


You can contact one of the Group leaders to book and find out more:-

Dave Vandome Jill Francis
01778 423362 (h) 01778 560814 (h)
07775 566586 (m) 07427 663046 (m)
e-mail:- david@davevandome.plus.com jill2@live.co.uk

Winter to Spring 2014 dates!

Sunday 9 February: 2.00 - 3.30pm Practical Conservation task and owl pellets! Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve.

We will be helping out with some of the winter work that needs to be done to
keep the reserve in tip-top condition.
We can also use one of the classrooms to find out what our barn owls have been eating recently by looking into some of their owl pellets.
Meet by the farm buildings at the northern end of the access track.

Sunday 9 March: 2.00 - 3.30pm Practical Conservation task
Dole Wood Nature Reserve.

With spring just around the corner we will be getting ready for the open day in April.
Wrap up warmly & wellies might be needed if it is wet & soggy!
Tools and gloves will be provided for the practical work sessions.

Sunday 13 April – ‘Signs of Spring’, Deeping Lakes, 2.00 – 3.30pm, meet in the main car park.

Sunday 11 May – ‘Making bug hotels’, Willow Tree Fen, 2.00 – 3.30pm, meet by the farm buildings.

Sunday 8 June – ‘Deeping Lakes open day’ – activities for children 10.30 – 16.00

Dave Vandome Jill Francis
01778 423362 (h) 01778 560814 (h)
07775 566586 (m) 07427 663046 (m)
e-mail:- david@davevandome.plus.com jill2@live.co.uk

Some 2014 dates!

Sunday 12 January: 2.00 - 3.30pm
Practical Conservation task Bourne Woods

Come and help us working on ‘our’ patch in Bourne Woods!
We will be clearing the paths and cutting/raking the grassland
area in the centre of our mini nature reserve.
It can be very muddy so wellies might be a good idea, and
remember to wrap up warmly.
Meet at the Beech Avenue entrance to the wood.

Sunday 9 February: 2.00 - 3.30pm Practical Conservation task and owl pellets! Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve.

We will be helping out with some of the winter work that needs to be done to
keep the reserve in tip-top condition.
We can also use one of the classrooms to find out what our barn owls have been eating recently by looking into some of their owl pellets.
Meet by the farm buildings at the northern end of the access track.

Sunday 9 March: 2.00 - 3.30pm Practical Conservation task
Dole Wood Nature Reserve.

With spring just around the corner we will be getting ready for the open day in April.
Wrap up warmly & wellies might be needed if it is wet & soggy!
Tools and gloves will be provided for the practical work sessions.

You can contact one of the Group leaders to find out more:-

Dave Vandome Jill Francis
01778 423362 (h) 01778 560814 (h)
07775 566586 (m) 07427 663046 (m)
e-mail:- david@davevandome.plus.com jill2@live.co.uk

Our 2013 Autumn and Winter dates!

We would love to see you at one of our meetings. If you've never been before and would like more information, contact Dave or Jill (details below):

Sunday 13 October: 2.00 – 3.30pm
Practical Conservation task – Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve

We will be helping out with some of the winter work that needs to be done to keep the reserve in tip-top condition.

Meet in the Manor Roofing car park (just a little bit south of the level crossing). Wrap up warmly & wellies might be needed if it is wet & soggy!



Sunday 10 November: 2.00 – 3.30pm
Practical Conservation task – Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve

We will again be helping out with some of the winter work, this time working on the newer parts of the reserve.

Meet in the main car park. Wrap up warmly & wellies might be needed if it is wet & soggy!


Tools and gloves will be provided for the practical work sessions - you just bring muscle power!


You can contact one of the Group leaders to find out more:-

Dave Vandome Jill Francis
01778 423362 (h) 01778 560814 (h)
07775 566586 (m) 07427 663046 (m)
e-mail:- david@davevandome.plus.com jill2@live.co.uk

Some summer dates!

Sunday 9 June 2.00 – 4.00pm

Looking for animal tracks and signs – Bourne Woods

Meet at the Beech Avenue entrance to the Woods.


Sunday 14 July 2.00 – 4.00pm

Pond dipping – Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve

We will be taking a close look at the creatures lurking under water on the reserve. Meet in the car park.

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