DANES (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society) are holding their annual Insect Exhibition on Sat 15th Nov at Derby University, this is the societyes Centenary Year. Those who have been before will know it is a splendid event for all things insecty (and a few things that aren`t). It is FOC and for more information follow this link to the DANES web site http://www.danes-insects.org.uk/
Follow this link for an item about the official “opening” of the enlarged Skylarks nature reserve that has become both our largest nature reserve in Rushcliffe at 47 hectares and also our most ambitious (and expensive) project to date.
The Nottinghamshire Biodiversity Action Plan have produced a report looking at the status of species of conservation concern in the county. Please see the attached link for the report StatusoftheNottinghamshireBiodiversityActionPlanpriorityspeciesFeb2014V5
In addition there is a link to the Notts BAG website on our web links pages.
Please see the attached article about progress in the Rushcliffe Swift Project
This is a free course for Rushcliffe volunteers and residents supplied in partnership with Rushcliffe Borough Council.
Rushcliffe Country Park on Saturday 15th November 2014 – 11am – 3pm
This course would be particularly suitable for any new conservation volunteers, who may be helping out with winter scrub removal. It would also be of interest to anybody who would like to improve their tree/ shrub survey skills. To reserve a place please phone Ben Driver or Claire Sambridge at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust on 0115 958 8242 or book via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (please put ‘Rushcliffe Winter Tree Id Course booking’ in the subject line).