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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

Butterflies and Moths for Beginners

Saturday 8th August

Event Type: Idle Valley | Training Course | Bassetlaw

August is a great time to see an array of beautiful butterflies and moths fluttering about your local meadow. Come along to the Idle Valley Nature Reserve and you’ll learn about the amazing world of Britain’s butterflies and day-flying moths, tips for identifying species that you see, and information about how you can attract species to your garden. £35 per person, including tea/coffee, lunch and an ID chart. Booking necessary.
Contact: Rural Learning Centre 01777 713 945 (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Wildlife Photography – Reptiles and Amphibians

Sunday 9th August

Event Type: Idle Valley | Training Course | Bassetlaw

The Idle Valley Reserve has many ponds and these are rich with toads, newts, frogs and grass snakes. Professional wildlife photographer Jack Perks will help us to make the most of these photographic opportunities and include some captive slow worms. 10.00am – 12 noon. £20 per person, booking essential.
Contact: Rural Learning Centre 01777 713 941


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