Back by popular demand the Larwood &Voce (on Fox Rd/Hound Rd, West Bridgford running behind the Cricket Ground) have agreed to run another pub quiz on behalf of Notts Wildlife Trust on Sunday 20th Sep with a 7.30pm start. Teams of 4 to 6 at a cost of £3.50 per head including a light supper in the price. Number of teams limited to 25 so to reserve a slot please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
NWT have announced they are running a TB vacination programme in the southern area of Rushcliffe in an area of concentrated dairy farming. For more info please see the press release NWT Badger TB Vac Prog
We are also running a Childrens Day on two of their local nature reserves on Wednesday 12th August with Education Officer Lyn Victor. So in the morning between 10 and 12 there will be bug hunts at Wilwell Farm Cutting nature reserve (of the road between Ruddington and Wilford on the left just before the ring road), plus guided walks with reserve warden at 10.15 and 11.15 plus our nature table. In the afternoon Lyn will be running pond dipping sessions between 2 and 4 at the nearby Wilford Claypits nature reserve (behind the Apple Tree pub on Compton Acres, West Bridgford) and there will be guided walks around the site with the reserve warden at 2.15 and 3.15 and again we will have the nature table on site. Although billed as a Children`s Day folk of any age are welcome
More details about reserves with location maps etc can be found by clicking on the Blue highlighted reserve links above.
During the summer holidays there are some great opportunities for children in touch with wildlife. Notts Wildlife Trust are running Nature Discovery Days at Skylarks Nature Reserve on Tues 4th, Thurs 6th & Fri 7th Aug (10.30am-12.30pm) on Adbolton Lane, just past Holme Pierrepont Country Park. You can go sweep netting in the meadow, tree beating in the woods, make a wild bookmark and become an animal detective! No charge, but places limited so book early For more information contact Andrew Shaw email@example.com tel: 0115 958 8242
Also a reminder to get clicking and take photographs to enter into our WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION. For full details of rules and application form go to http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/campaigns/