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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

Broxtowe

Events in the Broxtowe category

Wild Kids Attenborough

Saturday 3rd February

Event Type: Attenborough | Children's Activity | Family Event | Broxtowe

Join us as we explore Attenborough Nature Reserve to find out about our amazing wildlife. Suitable for children aged 4 and over. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 10.15am – 12.15pm. £6 per child. To book, visit http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop and click on the Children’s Activities category..

Wild Tots Attenborough

Wednesday 7th February

Event Type: Attenborough | Children's Activity | Family Event | Broxtowe

Parent and toddler sessions suitable for 2 to 4 year olds. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. 10.30am-12 noon and 1-2.30pm, £6 per child. To book, visit http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop and click on the Children’s Activities category.

Alice Roberts – Tamed: Ten Species that Changed our World

Friday 9th February

Event Type: Celebrity Lecture | Wildlife Talk | Broxtowe

How do you tame wildness? For thousands of years our ancestors existed in a world where they depended on wild plants and animals. They were hunter-gatherers - consummate survival experts navigating the opportunities and threats the world offered. Then a revolution happened: we started to domesticate wild species and they became crucial to our own survival and success. Alice Roberts is an anthropologist, writer and broadcaster, and is currently Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham. She has presented several landmark BBC series including The Incredible Human Journey, Origins of Us, Coast, and The Celts. Her recent book on evolutionary biology, The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being, was shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize in 2015. Join her at the Pearson Centre, Beeston, Nottingham for an evening talk, Q&A and book signing. 7.30-10.00pm, doors open 6.30pm. £18.95, refreshments available. Booking essential: http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop and click on the Wildlife Courses & Lectures category.
THIS TALK TAKES THE PLACE OF THE SCHEDULED EVENING WITH GORDON BUCHANAN WHICH IS NOW TAKING PLACE IN AUTUMN 2018 (DATE TBC)

Winter Tree Identification

Saturday 10th February

Event Type: Attenborough | Training Course | Broxtowe

Learn how to identify common trees in winter, without using leaves, at our Attenborough reserve. Includes analysis of a wide range of samples followed by a field session on the reserve. 10am-3pm, £35. To book, visit http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop and click on the Wildlife Courses & Lectures category.

A Peek behind The Curtain - Wildlife in No Man’s Land

Monday 12th February

Event Type: Wildlife Talk | Broxtowe

Join Beeston Wildlife Group for a talk by Tim Sexton. For over 40 years the Iron Curtain divided Europe. Along stretches, the physical barrier was set 5km in from a country’s actual border, creating a no man’s land – free from human inhabitants. With little disturbance, wildlife thrived. When the Iron Curtain fell many of these areas became protected as national parks. Tim looks at the wildlife of one such area - Podyji National Park in the Czech Republic. 7.30–9.30pm at Trent Vale Infants School, Beeston Rylands, Nottingham, NG9 1LP. Adults £2, children £1.
Contact: Nigel Slater 0115 916 6518 or Martin Butler 07847 015 151 (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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