Out and About with Wildlife 2018

Wed Feb 21st – Birds of Netherfield Lagoon with Neil Glen. Meet at 10.00am on Teal Close (Victoria Business Park, Netherfield, NG4 2PE)

Sat 24th Mar – Early Spring at Wilwell Nature Reserve. Meet 10am at road entrance to look round the reserve as it “wakes” with 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)

Sun 29th Apr – Sharphill Wood Dawn Chorus with John Elwell (07794 052672) (Friends of Sharphill Wood). For all the early birds meet 6pm at the end of Pevril Drive (NG2 7AU), West Bridgford

Sun 29th Apr – Bunny Wood Open Day 10.30am – 4 pm. As before we’re planning guided walks at 11am and 2pm and there will be a children’s scavenger hunt.  Bunny Wood is on the left of the A60 climbing out of Bunny village, car parking available. Chris Terrell-Neild (0115 9374906)

Wed May 16th  – Wildlife at Wilwell Farm Cutting with Tim Williams to look at the common and not so obvious items of wildlife interest. Meet 7pm at the 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)

Sat May 19th – 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 (01158784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)

Thurs May 24th – Green Line Evening Wildlife Walk – with Gordon Dyne. Meet 7pm by the old railway bridge on Boundary Rd, West Bridgford. Gordon Dyne (01158784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)

Sun 3rd Jun – Two Meadows Walk;  meet 9.30 at the Keyworth Burial Ground car-park on Wysall Lane, Keyworth to visit the Keyworth Burial Ground meadow and then Keyworth Meadow Nature Reserve with Neil Pinder (07981 928402)

Sat 16th Jun – Wilwell Farm Cutting 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)

Sun 17th June – Grizzeled Skipper butterfly walk along Bingham Linear Park with  Jenny Craig (01949 838899). Meet 10 am at Tythby Road  Bridge. Jenny Craig (01949 838899)

Sun Jul 8th – Wildlife walk round Dewberry Hill Nature Reserve (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)

Tue 10th July 2018Butterflies & Dragonflies, Damselflies – meet at 1pm for a gentle walk around Wilford Claypit meet in corner of pub car park near main entrance to reserve. Derek Rudge (Warden) on 0115 9100712

Sun 15th July – Cotgrave Forest in high summer. with Neil Pinder (07981 928402) for wildflowers and butterflies. Meet 9.30am at Laming Gap Lane entrance, parking where the Lane turns sharp right (Lane on left off A606 Melton Road after the Normanton on Wolds exits,)

Sat 21st July – Big Butterfly Count at Bunny Wood with CTN. Meet 2pm at the entrance on the A60 on the left climbing out of Bunny. Chris Terrell-Neild (0115 9374906)

Sat 18th Aug – Public Moth Trapping session at Wilwell Farm Cutting. Lights on about 8pm. Dress up warm and bring a torch and thermos. Numbers limited please contact to reserve a place. Gordon Dyne (01158784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com).

Sun 26th 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 old British Legion building in Gotham. Gordon Dyne (01158784842 or gordon.dyne@gmail.com)