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Summer dates!

Sunday 9 June: Owl pellets

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve 2.00 - 4.00pm

We will be dissecting pellets to see what we can find. Meet in the main car park.

Sunday 14 July: Butterflies, dragonflies and lots more

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve 2.00 - 4.00pm

We will be going on a summer walk to see what we can find. There will be lots of different insects to look for and identify. Meet in the main car park.

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 jill12@live.co.uk

Some 2019 dates!

Sunday 13 January: Practical conservation work

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve 2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be working in the woodland near to the lake edge, coppicing and pollarding small trees.

Meet in the main car park.



Sunday 10 February: Practical conservation work

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve 2.00 - 3.30pm

This time we will probably be helping out with some hedge laying.

Meet in the main car park.



Sunday 10 March: Animal tracks and signs

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve 2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be going on a winter walk to see if we can find any animal tracks and making plaster casts if we do.

Meet in the main car park.

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 jill12@live.co.uk

More 2018 dates!

Sunday 12 August: Looking at Leaves

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve 2.00 - 4.00pm

We will be snooping about and trying to identify some of the trees growing on the reserve.

Meet in the car park.

Sunday 9 September: Fossil Hunt & Quiz

Toft Tunnel Nature Reserve 2.00 - 4.00pm

We will need to look around very carefully, but we should be able to find fossils and lots of other interesting things.

Meet by the road-side car park.

Probably best if you wear long sleeves and trousers/jeans, the brambles might be a little bit annoying!

Sunday 14 October: Practical Conservation Work

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve 2.00 - 4.00pm

We will be doing some scrub bashing, cutting back trees and getting the reserve ready for the spring. Wear old clothes. Gloves and tools provided.
Meet in the car park.

Sunday 11 November: Practical Conservation Work

Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve 2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be doing some more work on the reserve to get it ready for the spring. Gloves and tools provided.

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 jill12@live.co.uk

More 2017 dates

Sunday 14 May: They call it dirt!

Dole Wood Nature Reserve 2.00 - 4.00pm

We will be taking a good look at soil: what is it, what is it made of, and what lives in it?

Meet by the roadside/entrance to the wood, along Obthorpe Lane, Thurlby.



Sunday 11 June: Butterflies and wildflowers


Stanton's Pit Nature Reserve 2.00 - 4.00pm

We did some practical work here last winter, so what difference has it made? Plenty of wildlife to see, and perhaps some orchids. Meet in the car park, off the Witham on the Hill to Little Bytham road.

Sunday 9 July: More butterflies and wildflowers

Willow Tree Fen Nature Reserve 2.00 - 4.00pm

We will be going on a wander around the reserve, and seeing just what there is to see.

Meet up by the buildings, and be prepared for a bit of a trek - It is quite a large nature reserve!

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 jill12@live.co.uk

Some 2017 dates!

Sunday 8 January:
Animal tracks and signs
Deeping Lakes
Nature Reserve
2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be going on a winter walk to see if we can find any animal tracks and making plaster casts if we do.
Meet in the main car park.

Sunday 12 February:
Practical conservation work
Deeping Lakes
Nature Reserve
2.00 - 3.30pm

We will be working in the woodland near to the lake edge, coppicing and pollarding small trees.
Meet in the main car park.

Sunday 12 March:
Small 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!
DO NOT meet in the main car park. We will be over by the boathouse, so meet in Manor Roofing’s car park, just south of the level crossing.

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 jill12@live.co.uk

Wildlife Watch is aimed at families and children between 8 and 16 years of age. Parents are always very welcome to stay and children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent.

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