There are 47 Wildlife Trusts covering the UK (and the Isle of Man and Alderney too). Use the map or the links below to find out more about the Wildlife Trust in your area and get involved with events, activities and Watch groups.
June 7th What’s in the Water?
Come pond-dipping with us and discover the weird and wonderful mini-beasts below the surface!
July 5th All A’Flutter
Enjoy the beautiful Butterflies and Dragonflies on the reserve, and find out why we only see them in the summer.
August 2nd Bloomin’ Lovely
Explore the abundance and variety of flowers and seeds to be found at Far Ings; and find out why there aren’t many red flowers.
September 6th The Big Eat
As autumn approaches, we’ll look at how some creatures prepare for winter.
October 4th Who’s Coming and Going?
Get those binoculars out and see which birds are migrating through Far Ings.
November 1st Leaf It Out!
Animals aren’t the only ones that need to survive the winter. Discover some of the amazing ways plants and trees get through the cold weather.
PLUS! For our December session, don’t miss our Christmas Party! What did you think of the year’s activities? What would you like to see next year? Eat, drink, play games and be Merry!
Our group meets on the first Sunday
of the month from 1pm-3pm at:
Far Ings Visitor Centre,
Far Ings Rd.
The group is open to young people aged between 6 and 11 years old.*
Each session costs £1 per child.
Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for going outside, like waterproofs and wellies if it's likely to be wet - including Mums and Dads!
DON'T FORGET TO BOOK YOUR PLACE!
Tel: Julie Ellison 07586293860
Amy Hoggins 07794743272
*Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Put the date in your diary now!
Sunday 17th May 2015
FREE EVENT and no need to book.
With exciting wildlife activities and a chance to join our new group!
For more information please contact:
The Far Ings Watch Leaders
Tel: 01724 735349
Sad news that we have had to "rest" our group for a little while but hope to re-form sometime this year, hopefully in the Spring. Keep checking this page! There are still plenty of fun things to do. Check out our events here at Far Ings and other Watch Groups and also the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust website and "Wild Time" facebook page!
Please note that we’re taking a break from activities whilst flood repairs are taking place. So we start back in time for Spring!
Each session runs from 1.00pm - 3.00 pm
(unless otherwise stated) and places must be booked for each session by the preceding Wednesday.
Each session costs £1.00
Please contact us at:
April 12th Wild Woods What’s springing into life in our
woodlands at Far Ings?
Please note this meeting will be held at Ness End Farm—just down the road from the Education Centre.
May 10th Just Pond..ering
We all love pond dipping so come along and ponder life under the water.
June 14th Marvellous Meadows
Summer is the best time for looking at the flowers in the meadows—How many different flowers can we find?
July 13th Gorgeous Gardens.
More wildlife gardening ideas for
In celebration of National Marine week come and do something fishy!
Wetland wildlife is always interesting but who is hiding in the reeds?
Watch Members Day Out
Head to Snipe Dales for a fun day with Wildlife Watchers from all the groups across the county. Times & directions provided on 13th September.
When Leaves leave
Autumn colours and leaves. Making crowns and other wearable wild art .
Looking at migrant birds on the Humber and around Far Ings.
Seasonal games and food with
Christmas Crafts to take home.
GROUP MEETINGS CANCELLED UNTIL MAY 2014!
Due to the storm surge in December 2013, we have had to give our Group meetings a "rest" while the Far Ings buildings are dried out and renovated, and while the nature reserve gets sorted out! The flooding caused banks of earth, mud and other debris to block paths and change the landscape! Some of our favourite walks have gone! Sea water got into the freshwater lakes (which are gradually diluting again now) .and caused mayhem! WATCH THIS SPACE for more news and for the May- December programme. Meanwhile, you could either "Wildlife Watch" yourself, inspired by the Watch website and your wonderful Watch magazine mailings, or, perhaps travel to one of the other Watch Groups listed on our page!
There are also events for all the family listed on the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust website: www.lincstrust.org.uk/events/
Have a happy winter and spring, and see you in May!!