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Whisby Nature Park

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2015 dates from the Watch Group of the Year 2014!

9th May: Fun in the Forest 10am - 2pm
13th June: Beautiful Bugs
11th July: Big Watch Day at Snipe Dales Country Park.
8-9th August: Camp-over!
12th September: Tracks and Trails and Woodland Tales
10th October: Awesome Autumn
14th November: Natural November
13th December: Christmas Party

Each session runs from 10.00 am - 12.30 pm (unless otherwise stated)
and costs £2.00

Please book in good time for each session:
Tel: 01522 696926 e-mail : whisbyeducation@lincstrust.co.uk
Our 2014 dates!!

Winter/Spring 2015 dates!

January 10th Conservation Tasks. Bring warm clothes and sturdy footwear as we have a practical task lined up for you.

February 14th How do Birds fly? Have you ever wondered how a Barn Owl is silent in flight or how a Gannet darts into the sea. Today we explore how these amazing creatures work!

March 14th Outrageous Owls. What is a Barn Owls favourite party food?.... Mice cream! We discover all about owls this morning in what is bound to be an absolute Hoot of a Wildlife Watch session!

Each session runs from 10.00 am - 12.30 pm (unless otherwise stated)
and costs £2.00

Please book in good time for each session:
Tel: 01522 696926 e-mail : whisbyeducation@lincstrust.co.uk

Our 2014 dates!!

Each session runs from 10.00 am - 12.30 pm (unless otherwise stated)
and costs £2.00

Please book in good time for each session:
Tel: 01522 696926 e-mail : whisbyeducation@lincstrust.co.uk

11th January
Conservation Task

Bring warm clothes and sturdy footwear as we have a practical conservation task lined up.
8th February
Dashing Ducks and Beautiful Birds

Bring warm clothes as we take a look at the Nature Parks winter migrants and a few residents who live on the lakes.

8th March
Maps and mammals

Exploring the education grounds on our fast paced orienteering course and a look at some of the furry inhabitants of Britain.

12th April
Treasure Trail

10th May
Pond Dipping

Come and see who lurks beneath the surface of Thorpe Lake as we delve into the pond with our nets. Can you find a Water Scorpion, Dragonfly Nymph or Water Stick Insect?

14th June
Summer Picnic

Bring your picnic with you as we venture out on to the Nature Reserve to see what is about this summer!

12th July
Commonwealth Creatures
As Glasgow gear up for the Commonwealth Games later this month we take a look at what our bugs and beasts are capable of and which records they could break!

9th - 10th August
Camp Over!

Bring a tent, sleeping bag and a torch as we hold the first Watch Camp Over. With night time walks, hot dogs, camp fires and stories What more could you ask for?

13th September
Amphibians and Reptiles

11th October
Oak Wood

What is out and about at Whisby in the Autumn? Well, the Wildlife Watch Group are as we see what else appears in the Autumn!

8th November
Surface Safari

We often look in the grass, or in the pond, but where else do things live? Join us as we explore other surfaces around Whisby Education Centre

13th December
Christmas Party
Dig out your party clothes and prepare to party as we hold our annual Watch Christmas Party.
More details to be provided close to the time.

Our 2013 dates!

We have a fantastic programme of activities this year, why not come along and join in the fun?

Each session runs from 10.00 am - 12.30 pm (unless otherwise stated)
and costs £2.00

Please book in good time for each session:
Tel: 01522 696926 e-mail : whisbyeducation@lincstrust.co.uk


9th February
Story Telling
There are some fantastic outdoor adventure stories and nature tales. Join us as we celebrate National Story Telling Week by telling some stories and making up our own.

9th March
Signs of Spring
Bursting buds, unfurling leaves and magnificent colours are making their way back into the Nature Park. Let’s hunt for the evidence that Spring is here!

13th April
Magnificent Mammals
Although mammals are a well-known group, and we as humans belong to it, how much do we really know? Let’s find out in a morning of magnificent mammal mayhem.

11th May
Walking in Tunman Wood
Flowers, bugs and woodland colours are all bursting in May, so what better time to explore our local woods.

8th June
Pond Dipping
Pond dipping has never been so much fun. Discover beetles, saucer bugs and anything else living in the darkest depths of our freshwater lake.

13th July
BioBlitz
Whisby is hosting its 24 hour quest to find and record 1,000 species on the Reserve. Join the experts to help find some of Whisby’s smaller inhabitants

9th - 10th August
Camp Over!
Bring a tent, sleeping bag and a torch as we hold the first Watch Camp Over. With night time walks, hot dogs, camp fires and stories What more could you ask for?
More details to be provided close to the time.

14th September
Daring Darters and Skilful Skimmers
Skimmers, Darters and Hawkers are all daring dragonflies, but which is which? Find out today!

12th October
Seed Gathering
We GO nuts today as we gather and plant Autumn seeds.

9th November
Soils and Earthworms
Next time you play in mud – just remember that it is worm poo!
So have fun today and explore earthworms and soils with us!

14th December
Christmas Party
Dig out your party cloths and prepare to party as we hold our annual Watch Christmas Party.
More details to be provided close to the time.

Our 2013 dates!

We have a fantastic programme of activities this year, why not come along and join in the fun?

Each session runs from 10.00 am - 12.30 pm (unless otherwise stated)
and costs £2.00

Please book in good time for each session:
Tel: 01522 696926 e-mail : whisbyeducation@lincstrust.co.uk


9th February
Story Telling
There are some fantastic outdoor adventure stories and nature tales. Join us as we celebrate National Story Telling Week by telling some stories and making up our own.

9th March
Signs of Spring
Bursting buds, unfurling leaves and magnificent colours are making their way back into the Nature Park. Let’s hunt for the evidence that Spring is here!

12th April
Magnificent Mammals
Although mammals are a well-known group, and we as humans belong to it, how much do we really know? Let’s find out in a morning of magnificent mammal mayhem.

11th May
Walking in Tunman Wood
Flowers, bugs and woodland colours are all bursting in May, so what better time to explore our local woods.

8th June
Pond Dipping
Pond dipping has never been so much fun. Discover beetles, saucer bugs and anything else living in the darkest depths of our freshwater lake.

13th July
BioBlitz
Whisby is hosting its 24 hour quest to find and record 1,000 species on the Reserve. Join the experts to help find some of Whisby’s smaller inhabitants

9th - 10th August
Camp Over!
Bring a tent, sleeping bag and a torch as we hold the first Watch Camp Over. With night time walks, hot dogs, camp fires and stories What more could you ask for?
More details to be provided close to the time.

14th September
Daring Darters and Skilful Skimmers
Skimmers, Darters and Hawkers are all daring dragonflies, but which is which? Find out today!

12th October
Seed Gathering
We GO nuts today as we gather and plant Autumn seeds.

9th November
Soils and Earthworms
Next time you play in mud – just remember that it is worm poo!
So have fun today and explore earthworms and soils with us!

14th December
Christmas Party
Dig out your party cloths and prepare to party as we hold our annual Watch Christmas Party.
More details to be provided close to the time.

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