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Low Barns

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Calling all Wildlife Watchers! Join us on the 1st Saturday of every month during term time, from 10am til 12.Dress to get messy!.

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Group news and diary

Dates for your diary everyone . . .

March 5th All about mammals

May 7th Birds of prey

June 11th "Field Trip" to Bowlees

July 2nd Entomology (minibeasts)

Rain Stop Play (Again)

Low Barns was flooded on Saturday with water lapping up to the Visitors Centre. We'll hopefully see everyone in the dry in February. In the meantime you can make it to Low Barns on Tuesday 29th December The Heart of Durham Team are building a giant Bug Hotel. There is also a chance to make a small hibernarium for your patch. Check the events section at for details and ring to book a place.

Rain Stop Play

Sorry Watchers, it is so wet today - Sat 7th Nov - we are calling off the Bowlees fungi foray. See you at Low Barns on Dec 5th

4th July Away Day Rockpooling

Hi everyone, we are heading to Seaham on the 4th July for our away day.
Meet at Low Barns 10am, we'll be 0n the beach for 11. Kirsty will be our rock pooling expert., Remember to bring your picnic and we'll have time for a sand sculpture session before leaving to be back at Low Barns for 3. Mini-bus places or car-share available. Bring food and drink, wet weather and warm clothing, spades and some ice-cream money :-)

Watch up!

Our next meetings are:
13th September - berries
11th October – shelters for hibernation
8th November – leaves and seeds
13th December – natural decorations
Hope to see you there 10 - 12

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