Out and About with Wildlife 2020

Wed 15th Jan – Bunny Wood bird walk with Neil Glenn (07771 934 738). Bring binoculars. Meet 9.30 am at the wood car park (on the left of the A60 climbing out of Bunny village).

 Sun 16th Feb – Skylarks bird walk with Neil Pinder (07981 928402). Bring binoculars. Meet 9.30 at the Trust car park on Adbolton Lane (past Holme Pierrepont Country Park on the right).

Wed 18th MarWilwell Farm Cutting in Early Spring with Gordon the warden (gordon.dyne@gmail.com). Meet 10 am at the Wilwell car park on the left of the B680 between Ruddington and Wilford, just before the ring road bridge).

CANCELLED – Sun 12th Apr – Wilwell Farm Cutting in Spring with Gordon the warden (gordon.dyne@gmail.com). Meet 10 am at the Wilwell car park on the left of the B680 between Ruddington and Wilford, just before the ring road bridge).

CANCELLED – Sun 26th AprSharphill Wood Dawn Chorus walk with John Elwell (07794 052672 – please advise if you wish to attend). Bring binoculars. Meet 6 am at the Pevrill Rd entrance to Sharphill Wood (West Bridgford).

CANCELLED – Sun 26th Apr – Bunny Old Wood Open Day from 10 till 3 with a guided walk at 11am, children’s activities and info about woodland history (not to mention the bluebells. Car park on the left on the A60 climbing up out of Bunny village. Chris Terrell-Nield (0115 9374906).

Sat 15th May – Ruddington Spring Fair  – 9.30 to 12 am at the St Peters Rooms Ruddington (opposite the church). Selling plants, cakes and craft goods to raise funds for Notts Wildlife Trust. Gordon Dyne (0115 8784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)

Sun 24th May – Grizzeled Skippers + other butterflies, flora & fauna at Bingham Linear Park with Jenny Craig ( jenny@ifcraig.com ) Meet 10 am at the Tithby Bridge entrance on Tithby Road, Bingham.

Sat 31st May – Keyworth Two Meadows Walk with Neil Pinder (07981 928402) and Mike Reid. looking at the flora & fauna of the Keyworth Burial Grounds and Keyworth Meadows. Meet 9.30 am at the Burial Grounds car park on Wysall Lane

.Sat 6th Jun – Wilwell Farm Cutting Nature Reserve Open Day from 10 am till 4pm – range of plants will be labeled up and we also be running some guided walks. Car park, on the right just after going under the ring road along the B680 between Wilford and Ruddington. Gordon Dyne (01158784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)

Wed 17th Jun– An evening stroll round Radcliffe on Trent Lily Ponds. Meet 7pm at the Park Road entrance to the Rockley Memorial Grounds. Gordon Dyne (gordon.dyne@gmail.com or 0115 8784842)

Sun 5th July – Rushcliffe Country Park Bioblitz  (10 am till 5 pm) with the Friends of Rushcliffe Country Park over the day there will be wildlife displays, talks and walks based around the Rangers Office & Childrens Playground.  More details will be available or contact Rosemary Dove (dove697@btinternet.com).

Sun 12th Jul – 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)

Wed 15th Jul – An evening walk around Collington Common – meet 7pm at the park on Collington Way, West Bridgford (off Rugby Road adjacent to Rushcliffe Arena). An interesting urban habitat creation exercise. Gordon Dyne (0115 8784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com).

Sat 8th Aug – Gotham Circular Wildlife Walk, taking in Gotham Nature Reserve and Stonepit Wood NR and West Leake Hills (approx 4-5 miles). Meet 9.30 am by the village “totem” pole in Gotham, on the main road through next to the village shop . Gordon Dyne (01158784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)