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.

Ipswich

 
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Ipswich Wildlife Watch Group is Suffolk's only urban group. The group meets on the second saturday of each month betweeen 10am-Noon in Holywells Park in Ipswich. The park has many different habitats and is a great place to see wildlife in the town. To find out more about the group, email: wildlifewatchipswich@hotmail.com

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Group news and diary

Just Bee Cause - Help us create a wildflower meadow for bees

Please join us next month on Saturday April 9 from 10am to 12pm at the Stable Block, Holywells Park where we will be creating a wildflower patch in the park to create much needed food and shelter for bees.

Since 1900 the UK has lost 20 species of bee and since 1945 we have lost 97% of wildflower rich meadows, with this decline still happening at an alarming rate.

Sessions are £2 per child and accompanying adults are free. We hope to see you there.

Just Bee Cause

We were very busy last week in our bumblebee themed session, we went on a bumblebee trail finding all 12 species of UK bumblebees and getting a few chocolate treats for our hard work! We then got to work making a bee hotel for solitary bees and other mini beasts. Join us next time on Saturday the 9th of April, where we will be planting a wildflower meadow for the park's wildlife. Meet us outside the Stable blocks, 10am - 12pm. We hope to see you there.

Winter Warmers

We had a great time during our last session. We warmed ourselves up by lighting a campfire and toasting yummy marshmallows. We then got to work building our very own camp den! A big thank you to Friends of Holywells Park for letting us use their orchard. Join us next time at Holywells Park near the stable block,10-12pm on the 12th of March for our Beecause session. We hope to see you there!

Half term fun!

Wondering what to do with the kids this half term? Why not join us this Saturday the 13th of February for our Winter Warmer session aimed at children and families aged 6 -12 where we will be den building and making tasty snacks on a camp fire whilst learning about how different animals keep warm in the winter. Meet us at the Stable blocks, Hollywells Park 10 - 12pm. We hope to see you then!..

Winter Survival

The sun was out for this months Wildlife Watch session. We built hedgehog homes, made bird feeders, and played hedgehog fortunes to find out what it takes for hedgehogs to survive the winter. Join us next time on the 13th of February for our Winter warmer session. Meet us outside the stable block, Holywells park, 10-12pm. We hope to see you there!

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