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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

Celebrity Lecture

Events in the Celebrity Lecture category

Martin Hughes-Games: Courting Controversy

Friday 3rd November

Event Type: Idle Valley | Celebrity Lecture | Wildlife Talk | Bassetlaw

Martin is best known as one of the presenters on the BBC’s Winterwatch, Springwatch and Autumnwatch series. Join him at the Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre for an evening talk, Q&A and book signing. His talk will take a look at how wildlife film makers produce amazing footage and discuss the techniques used to get the shots they want. 7.30-10.00pm, doors open 6.30pm. £18.95 or £21.95, refreshments available. Booking essential: http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop and click on the Wildlife Courses & Events category.

Hugh Warwick: Hedgehogs in the Linescape

Saturday 18th November

Event Type: Celebrity Lecture | Wildlife Talk | Broxtowe

Hedgehog numbers are declining alarmingly and we know that the fragmentation of their habitat is a very important part of the problem. Join us at The Pearson Centre, Beeston for a talk by Hugh Warwick who will look at the way our ‘Linescape’ is at the heart of the issue, how the lines we make, the hedges, roads, canals, walls, fences etc. are both threatening hedgehog survival and also, when managed with care, part of the solution to the population decline. Hugh is an ecologist and author with a particular fondness for hedgehogs. He is a spokesperson for the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, has written two books about the animals and spends a lot of time talking about them in the media and at events. 7.30-10.00pm, doors open 6.30pm. £10, refreshments available. Booking essential: http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop and click on the Wildlife Courses & Events category.

Stephen Moss: Birds Britannia

Friday 1st December

Event Type: Idle Valley | Celebrity Lecture | Wildlife Talk | Bassetlaw

Stephen Moss is a BAFTA award-winning TV producer, naturalist and TV presenter. Best known for his work on Springwatch, Stephen also produced Big Cat Diary, Birds Britannia and Birding with Bill Oddie. Join Stephen at the Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre for an evening talk, Q&A and book signing. During his talk he will talk about why the British are so obsessed with birds. 7.30-10.00pm, doors open 6.30pm. £18.95 or £21.95, refreshments available. Booking essential: http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop and click on the Wildlife Courses & Events category.

Gordon Buchanan – Animal Families and Me

Friday 9th February

Event Type: Celebrity Lecture | Wildlife Talk | Broxtowe

BBC TV wildlife presenter and cameraman Gordon Buchanan has travelled the planet; this talk promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of his globetrotting travels. Join us at The Pearson Centre, Beeston as Gordon delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife all illustrated with his own film footage and photography. With a reputation for relishing dangerous and tough assignments, his tales of challenging expeditions make for a thrilling evening not to be missed. 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.

 

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