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2015 dates!

Sunday 11 January:

Owl pellets

Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve

2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be taking a close up look at what our local owls have been eating by dissecting barn owl pellets.

Meet by the farm buildings.


Sunday 8 February:

Animal Tracks

Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve

2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be going on a winter walk to see if we can find any animal tracks.

Meet by the farm buildings.

Sunday 8 March:

Practical Conservation task

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve

2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be doing some work to improve the reserve for wildlife, and we will have a bonfire.

Meet in the main car park. Remember to wrap up warmly because it will still be cold! Tools and gloves will be provided.

You can contact one of the Group leaders to book and 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

2015 dates!

Sunday 11 January:

Owl pellets

Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve

2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be taking a close up look at what our local owls have been eating by dissecting barn owl pellets.

Meet by the farm buildings.


Sunday 8 February:

Animal Tracks

Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve

2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be going on a winter walk to see if we can find any animal tracks.

Meet by the farm buildings.

Sunday 8 March:

Practical Conservation task

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve

2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be doing some work to improve the reserve for wildlife, and we will have a bonfire.

Meet in the main car park. Remember to wrap up warmly because it will still be cold! Tools and gloves will be provided.

You can contact one of the Group leaders to book and 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

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

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