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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

Wildlife Photography

Sunday 4th May

Event Type: Idle Valley | Training Course | Bassetlaw

Delivered by professional wildlife photographer Jack Perks at the Idle Valley Nature Reserve, this ‘best of spring’ session will cover techniques in capturing spring bulbs, wild flowers and the invertebrates that feed on them. 10.00am – 12 noon. £20 per person, booking essential.
Contact: Rural Learning Centre 01777 713 945

An Introduction to the World of Wildlife Photography

Saturday 10th May

Event Type: Attenborough | Training Course | Broxtowe

Learn how to photograph some of Attenborough’s wildlife. Suitable for beginners. 8.00am – 11.00am. £35 per person. Please book in advance.
Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777

Wildlife Watching

Saturday 10th May

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

Come along to Attenborough for a day of wildlife watching, identification and recording with various walks and talks throughout the day. Details will be available on the website. 8.00am – 5.00pm.
Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777 http://www.attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk

Wildlife Family Fun

Sunday 11th May

Event Type: Attenborough | Children's Activity | Family Event | Guided Walk | Training Course | Broxtowe

To conclude our Weekend of Wildlife, join us at Attenborough for a fun family day with a nature walk at 10.30am, a plant stall, help with bird ID in the hides and drop-in activities for the children. Learn how to record wildlife on the Reserve and in your own garden. 10.30am – 3.00pm. Travel to this event by train, bus or bike, and get a free gift.
Contact: Attenborough Nature Centre 0115 972 1777


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