Coming up in Rushcliffe


Our Wildlife Talks programme starts again at the begining of October and the first three months looks like this covering a variety of interesting topics

Thurs 3rd Oct – Wildflowers & Waterways with Mary Matts – A celebration of wildflowers, plants and trees in waterway locations through the seasons, with details of their medicinal and culinary uses and folklore.

Thurs 7th Nov – Fracking and the Notts Wildlife Trust’s Work in South Notts with Janice Bradley – covering the topical issue of fracking and the potential impacts on wildlife, but also looking at the wider work of the Conservation Team in Rushcliffe incl wildlife crime, vaccinating badgers and habitat creation.

Thurs 5th Dec – Diary of a Wildife Photographer with Jack Perks sharing shares his experience of taking wildlife images through discussion of commissions, TV filming and personal shoots made over the past year.

ALL talks start at 7.30pm in Room 5, West Bridgford Methodist Church, (junction of Patrick Road and Musters Road), West Bridgford, NG2 7PQ. Admission includes tea & biccie adults: £3; children: free.



.Wed 18th Sep – Bat Walk with Martin Price & Nots Bat Group. Meet 7 pm at the Skylarks Nature Reserve car park – on right along Adbolton Lane, after Holme Pierrepont Country Park entrances. Bring suitable warm clothing and a torch

Sun 20th Oct – Cotgrave Forest in Autumn – with Niel Pinder Meet 9.30 am Lamming Gap Lane entrance, parking where the Lane turns sharp right (Lane on left off A606 Melton Road after the Normanton on Wolds exits).


RESERVE WORK PARTIES – If however you fancy something more practical this link outlines local reserve work parties (both NWT and others) –