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CHANGE OF PLAN! Halloween Fun!

PLEASE NOTE, our meeting on 26th October has CHANGED FROM fungus foray to Halloween at Willow Tree Fen 4.00-7.00 pm.
This is a ticket event. £2 per adult, £1 per child. PLEASE BOOK AT eventrite. wild-halloween.eventbrite.co.uk
BOOKING ESSENTIAL

The rest of the year is booking as normal:

23rd November 2019: Den Building at the Scout Hut, Pecks Drove.
14th December 2019: Christmas Party at Willow Tree Fen. Bring a plate of food that you know your child/children like, a little extra to share.

Local sessions take place from 2.00 until 4.00 pm. The cost is £1.00 per child. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Booking is essential to ensure that there have been no last minute changes to the venue and that we have enough materials for any activities undertaken.

To book please contact Eileen Pearson on 07443485524 or email p1neelie@gmail.com or Bridgette Walker on 07790077176

Dates for your diary!

28th September 2019: Take a Canoe trip down the Coronation Channel and get a closer look at local wildlife.
26th October 2019: Fungus Foray venue to be confirmed.
23rd November 2019: Den Building at the Scout Hut, Pecks Drove.
14th December 2019: Christmas Party at Willow Tree Fen. Bring a plate of food that you know your child/children like, a little extra to share.

25th January 2020: Building Bird Boxes/ Bird Tables at Willow Tree Fen.
29th February 2020: Visit to Wildlife Rescue Centre venue to be confirmed, possibly Exotic Pet Refuge, Deeping St. James.
28th March 2020. Owl Pellets and Skeletal remains at Willow Tree Fen.
25th April 2020 Birdsong and other signs of Spring at Caistor Hanglands.
30th May 2020 Mr. Clarkes Wildlife Garden experience.
27th June 202 Evening walk at Willow Tree Fen followed by Barbeque.
25 July 2020 Butterflies and insects – Gibralter Point
August 2020 Break.
It is likely that a camping trip will be arranged to take place in May 2020. Details to be advised at a later date.

Local sessions take place from 2.00 until 4.00 pm. The cost is £1.00 per child. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Booking is essential to ensure that there have been no last minute changes to the venue and that we have enough materials for any activities undertaken.

To book please contact Eileen Pearson on 07443485524 or email p1neelie@gmail.com or Bridgette Walker on 07790077176

Our 2019 dates!

26th January 2019. Making bird cakes at Willow Tree Fen.
Starts 2.00 pm.
What have you got in your cupboard that birds like and won’t be harmful to them. Basic seeds and fat will be provided, safe additions are welcome.

23rd February 2019. Wildfowl and Winter Waders at Frampton Marsh. Meet at 2.00 pm at Frampton Marsh car park, there is now a charge for non RSPB members.

23rd March 2019. Building a Bug Hotel. Meet at Willow Tree Fen at 2.00 pm.

20th April 2019. Chalk Stream Dipping. Venue to be confirmed.

25th May 2019. Wildflowers at Hills and Holes, Barnack. Meet at the Mill Stone Public House in Barnack at 2.00 pm.

15th June 2019. Watch Day Out at Woodhall Spa former airfield now a nature reserve. Times and further details to be given when known.

29th June 2019. Outing to Gibraltar Point.

20th-23rd July inc. 2019. Annual camping trip this year will be to Ynys-hir, Powys, Wales.

Sessions generally take place from 2.00-4.00 pm. The cost is £1.00 each session for each child. Our annual camping trip will of course cost more, though children will be subsidised. Sessions are generally appropriate for children aged 6 years and above and all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Booking is essential in case there has to be any last minute change to the venue and to ensure that there are enough refreshments for everybody.
To book contact Eileen Pearson on 01775 768359 or 07443485524 or Bridgette Walker on 07790077176.

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGES MADE TO JUNE AND JULY MEETINGS.

More dates for your diary!

27th October 2018. Autumn Fruits. Bourne Woods at 2.00 p.m.

24th November 2018. Fungus Foray at Dole Woods at 2.00 p.m. Thurlby/Bourne.

15th December 2018.Christmas Party at Willow Tree Fen starts at 2.00 p.m. Please bring a plate of food that you know your child/children like. We normally share the food that is brought.

26th January 2019. Making bird cakes at Willow Tree Fen 2.00 p.m. What have you got in your cupboard that the birds might like and won’t be harmful to them. Basic seeds will be provided,safe additions are welcome.

23rd February 2019. Wildfowl and Winter Waders at Frampton Marsh. Meet at Frampton Marsh at 2.00 p.m. There is now a car park charge for non RSPB members.

31st March 2019. Making a Bug Hotel. Meet at Willow Tree Fen at 2.00 p.m.

20th April 2019. Chalk Stream Dipping. Venue to be confirmed.

25th May 2019. Hills and Hollows at Barnack. Meet at 2.00 p.m at the Mill Stone Public House.

29th June 2019. Camping Weekend Details to be confirmed.

20th July 2019. Outing to Gibraltar Point tbc Meet at 2.00 p.m in car park.

Sessions take place from 2.00 until 4.00 p.m. The cost is £1.00 each child to cover the cost of refreshments and materials needed.

Sessions are generally appropriate for children aged 5 years and above and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Booking is essential in case of any last minute changes to the venue and to ensure that there is enough refreshments and materials for everybody.
To book:
Eileen Pearson on p1neelie@gmail.com or 07443485524 or Bridgette Walker on 07790077176 for further information.

Some 2018 dates!

Most sessions take place from 2.00 until 4.00 pm at the venues stated above. The cost is £1.00 for each child each session to cover the cost of refreshments and any materials. Sessions are generally appropriate for children aged 5 year and over. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult and booking is essential to ensure that there have been no last minute changes to the venue and that we have enough refreshments and materials.
Please contact
Eileen Pearson on p1neelie@gmail.com or 07443485524 or Bridgette Walker on 07790077176 for further information.

27th January 2018 Model your favourite animal, bird, insect or flower. Meet 2.00 pm at Willow Tree Fen.

24th February 2018 Meet the Owls at Baytree Owl Centre, meet at the Owl Centre, Baytree at 2.00 pm. Children free, adults £3.00

24th March 2018 Boxing Hares and Burrowing Rabbits meet at Willow Tree Fen at 2.00 pm.

28th April 2018 Wild Flower propagation for the creation of Wild Flower Meadows meet Willow Tree Fen at 2.00 pm.

19th May 2018 Pond Dipping at Arnolds Meadow, Spalding.

1st – 3rd June 2018 Weekend away – Farne Islands campsite Budle Bay is base. Please note the change of date, the birds will be at their most active at this time of the year.

30th June 2018 Seals at Blakeney Point, Meet at Marston Quay times dependent on tides, details to be given later

21st July 2018 Butterflies and Bees at Moulton Marsh, meet at Moulton Marsh car park 2.00 pm.

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