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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

Training Course

Events in the Training Course category

Introduction to Grass Identification

Saturday 2nd July

Event Type: Attenborough | Training Course | Broxtowe

This day-long course, led by Graham Bowden, will cover the identification features of different grasses and their biology. The session will also include field work on the Reserve. £35, includes refreshments, lunch and ID Guide. 10am – 3pm.
Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777

Introduction to Wildlife Photography

Saturday 2nd July

Event Type: Attenborough | Training Course | Broxtowe

Join professional photographer, Iain McMillan, for a morning of wildlife photography around the reserve. Learn how to use your own equipment and use Iain’s extensive range of professional kit. Have exclusive use of Attenborough’s hides to capture the best shots. 8.30am - 11.30am. £35 per person. Includes tea and cake.
Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777

Wildlife Photography – Butterflies & Dragonflies

Sunday 3rd July

Event Type: Idle Valley | Training Course | Bassetlaw

The Idle Valley Reserve has a huge array of butterflies and dragonflies - join us to discover the best ways to get up close and capture the perfect image!. Delivered by professional wildlife photographer Jack Perks. 10am - 12noon, £20 per person. Booking essential.
Contact: Rural Learning Centre 01777 713 941

Dragonflies and Damselflies for Beginners

Saturday 9th July

Event Type: Attenborough | Training Course | Broxtowe

An introduction to Britain’s dragonflies and damselflies. Learn about the surprising diversity of these beautiful invertebrates through their biology and ecology. You’ll learn about the different species and use your new identification skills out on the reserve in the afternoon. Includes refreshments, lunch and ID Chart. 10am – 4pm. £35 per person, booking required. Can be booked with the Advanced Course (10th July) for £70.00.
Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777

Summer Bird Identification Walk

Saturday 9th July

Event Type: Attenborough | Guided Walk | Training Course | Broxtowe

Join experts for a focused guided walk around the Reserve. You’ll be taught the skills you need to identify the birds of Attenborough using sight and sound. Each month will have a different theme. 9 - 11am. £6 per person or all four walks for £20. Sat 7 May, Sat 4 June, Sat 6 Aug
Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777

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