Events, training courses and practical opportunities to help conserve local wildlife form a major part of our activities. See featured events below. For a full list with details download the What's On Events Guide
Upcoming events in April 2014
Members-only - Attenborough’s Secret Garden
Saturday 26th April
We are opening the gates again for a guided walk around the Delta, when you’ll get an exclusive look around one of the only areas of Attenborough Nature Reserve closed off to public access. 10.00am – 12 noon. No dogs please.
Contact: Membership Team 0115 958 8242
Bunny Wood Open Day
Sunday 27th April
Organised by the South Notts Local Group from 10.30am – 4.00pm. The main event will be organised walks at 11.00am and 2.00pm, but there will be the usual scavenger hunt and plant trail. Reserve on the A60 on the left climbing out of Bunny. Car parking available.
Contact: Gordon Dyne 0115 878 4842
Now That’s Scilly!
Monday 28th April
Nigel Slater will describe the history and wildlife of this group of islands at this meeting of Beeston Wildlife Group which will also include a brief AGM. 7.30pm – 9.30pm. Adults £2, children £1. Trent Vale Infant School, Trent Road, Beeston Rylands.
Contact: Bill Wheatley 0115 925 0208 or Nigel Slater 0115 916 6518
Mansfield & Ashfield Local Group AGM
Tuesday 29th April
Join the Group for this special meeting when, following a brief AGM, NWT’s Head of Conservation Policy and Planning, Janice Bradley, will tell us about heathland restoration at the former Rufford Colliery in Rainworth, and other NWT priorities for Sherwood. 7.00 pm at Bridge Street Methodist Church, Mansfield, NG18 1AL. For directions see http://bridgestreetmethodistchurchmansfield.org/find-us/. Watch this space for details of an exciting event at the Colliery around June 2014.
Upcoming events in May 2014
Attenborough Wildlife Watch Kids – Marvellous Minibeasts
Saturday 3rd May
Join us as we explore the Reserve to find out about our amazing wildlife. Suitable for children aged 4 and over. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in 1.30pm – 3.30pm. £4 per child.
Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777