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Group news and diary

See you in September!

We are very sad to report that Adrian Royston leaves us for "pastures new" this summer. THANK YOU, Adrian, giving us so many happy memories and "really wild" experiences, over the years!
Mags, Laura and Vicki will be here to re-start the Group in September and will look forward to hearing about your own summer of wildness when we get together again then!
As usual, we will meet:

At the Whisby Education Centre
from 10am to 12.30pm unless otherwise stated.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: £4
Contact: whisbyeducation@lincstrust.co.uk

Dates are:

September 14th
October 12th
November 9th
December 14th.

More details nearer the time. See you then!

Our 2019 dates!

We meet at the Whisby Education Centre
from 10am to 12.30pm unless otherwise stated.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Cost: £4
Contact: whisbyeducation@lincstrust.co.uk
Text: 07867796180

January 12
Conservation Task
Get our education grounds
ready for the season ahead

February 9
Bush craft
A morning in our woods
building dens, making fire
and toasting marshmallows.

March 9
Beautiful Birds
Get your binoculars out and
learn about the bird life
around Whisby Nature Park.

April Sunday 14
Watch away day
An exciting visit away from
the Whisby Education
grounds. Venue to be
confirmed
This activity will take place
on the SUNDAY

May 11
Pond Dipping
Lots of creatures live down
in the depths of Thorpe
lake. Let’s get our pond nets
and head out to find what is
lurking in the lake.

June 8
Wildflower Explorers
Explore Whisby Nature park
to find wonderful
wildflowers. Press and
record your findings for the
Love Lincs Plants project.



July 12-13
Camp over
Bring a tent, sleeping bag and
teddy bear to our annual
Camp Over.
You must have attended at least 3
sessions in 2019 to attend.
£10 per person.
Time: 6pm Friday – 9.30am
Saturday

August 10
Bioblitz
How many different
species
of plants,
invertebrates,
birds and mammals
can we find around
the Whisby education
grounds.

September 14
Herbarium
Use the pressed plants we
collected earlier in the year
to produce our own Whisby
Watch Herbarium.

October 12
Awesome Autumn
Autumn themed arts and
craft using natural
resources.

November 9
Conservation Task
It’s back to the time of year
where the willow and hazel
trees at Whisby are ready for a
trim and the Wildlife garden
needs a haircut!



December 14
Christmas Party
Party games with a wildlife
theme, Nature inspired food
and lots of fun. The annual
Christmas Party is back again!

Our Summer to Winter 2018 dates!

14th July Bug Hunting
10-11th August Camp Over!
8th September Trees in Leaf
13th October Autumn Colours and Cobwebs Walk
10th November Conservation Task
8th December Christmas Party!

More information on booking:
Please contact Kevin Widdowson: kwiddowson@lincstrust.co.uk
Text: 07867796180

2018 dates and new booking details

Whisby Education Centre runs Wildlife Watch for youngsters aged between 5 and 12.
At: Whisby Education Centre, Whisby Nature Park

Usually the second Saturday of every month*
10am - 12.30pm*
* unless otherwise stated.

Booking Essential – Please contact:
Email: whisbyeducation@lincstrust.co.uk

Cost:£2.00 per session*,

*Unless otherwise stated
Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

March 10th
Let’s get creative!
From clay and leaves to leaves and willow to paint, we’re going to get creative with nature this morning!

April 14th
Fantastic Flowers & Phenomenal Plants
We’re going to explore with our green fingers this morning and find out what is wonderful about
Lincolnshire plants!

Some 2018 dates!

Whisby Education Centre runs Wildlife Watch for youngsters aged between 5 and 12.
At: Whisby Education Centre, Whisby Nature Park

Usually the second Saturday of every month*
10am - 12.30pm*
* unless otherwise stated.

Booking Essential – Please contact:
Email: slake@lincstrust.co.uk


Cost? £2.00 per session*,

*Unless otherwise stated
Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult


January 13th
Brilliant Birds
Whisby becomes home to a number of winter migrants. We’re going to head out onto the reserve to see what has migrated this year.

February 10th
Conservation Task
Bring warm clothes and sturdy footwear as we’ll have conservation task lined up.

March 10th
Let’s get creative!
From clay and leaves to leaves and willow to paint, we’re going to get creative with nature this morning!

April 14th
Fantastic Flowers & Phenomenal Plants
We’re going to explore with our green fingers this morning and find out what is wonderful about
Lincolnshire plants!

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