Coming up in Rushcliffe

SPRING & SUMMER OUT & ABOUT WITH WILDLIFE PROGRAMME

Mon 13th May – Holy Cross Convent (Costock) for a guided walk with Sister Mary Julian around the Convents woodlands, several acres of rough grassland, a wildflower strip and old orchard. Meet 10 am, but numbers limited, contact Gordon Dyne 0115 8784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com for details.

Wed 15th May – Wilwell Cutting Nature Reserve in late spring – with Tim Williams looking at a variety of wildlife found on the reserve btoh obvious and obscure. Meet 10 am at road entrance, on the right just after going under the ring road along the B680 between Wilford and Ruddington. (Gordon Dyne 0115 8784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)

Sat 18th May – Ruddington Spring Fair – 9.30am till 12 pm at St Peters Rooms, Ruddington  (opposite the church) selling plants, cakes, craft goods to raise funds for Notts Wildlife Trust. (Gordon Dyne 0115 8784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)

Sun 26th May – Bingham Linear Park Grizzeled Skipper Butterfly Walk (and other flora and fauna), meet 10 am Tithby Bridge entrance. Led by Jenny Hawkings (hawkingsjenny@gmail.com)

Sat 1st June Wilwell Cutting Nature Reserve Open Day from 10 am till 4pm – particularly for the early summer wildflowers (including Southern Marsh Orchids) labelled up around the reserve. Also some guided walks. Road entrance, on the right just after going under the ring road along the B680 between Wilford and Ruddington. Car parking available. (Gordon Dyne 0115 8784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)

Sunday 2nd Jun 2019 – Keyworth Meadow open day walk starting at the Keyworth burial ground car park at 09.30. Further details from Neil Pinder on 07981 928402

Sun 9th June – Guided walk round Dewberry Hill Nature Reserve at Radcliffe on Trent. Meet 2 pm at the entrance on Cropwell Road (going out of Radcliffe), parking on the left about 150m beyond the traffic lights up the hill. Gordon Dyne (01158784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)

Wed 12th Jun – Site Visit Gresham Marsh – meet 7pm at the Emmanuel School roundabout on Wilford Lane West Bridgford. Gordon Dyne (gordon.dyne@gmail.com or 0115 8784842)

Sat  22nd June – Moth morning at Wilwell Cutting Nature Reserve – the chance to view in detail the contents of last nights moth trap with Paul Dulwich. Meet 8.30 am at the Road entrance, on the right just after going under the ring road along the B680 between Wilford and Ruddington. Car parking available. (Gordon Dyne 0115 8784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)