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
Events in the Wildlife Talk category
The Rushcliffe Grizzled Skipper Project
Thursday 2nd February
Bill Bacon will talk about the project to conserve this scarce butterfly. 7.30pm in Room 5, West Bridgford Methodist Church, (junction of Patrick Road and Musters Road), West Bridgford, NG2 7PQ. Admission, including refreshments, adults £2.50, children free.
Contact: Gordon Dyne 0115 878 4842
The Wildlife of the Highlands and Islands
Thursday 2nd February
This talk by David Fox at a meeting of the Newark Local Group will cover many of the species found in this stunning region. Meet at Newark Library at 7.30pm. £3, including refreshments with homemade cakes. Raffle and Trust goods for sale.
Contact: Shirley Hatcher 07905 256 898
Lecture Series: Ancient Ecosystems and Rewilding
Friday 3rd February
Alice Roberts is an anatomist and biological anthropologist, author and broadcaster, and Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham. Alice is best known for her landmark BBC series such as Origins of Us, Prehistoric Autopsy and Ice Age Giants. Author of many books, she recently published The Incredible Unlikeness of Being, which was shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize in 2015. Join Alice at Idle Valley for an evening discussing Ancient Ecosystems and Re-Wilding in Britain. Includes Q&A session and book-signing. Café serving all evening. Doors open at 6.30pm; lecture 7.30pm to 10pm. £20 per person. Book early to avoid disappointment by clicking on the Training & Events category at http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop. Premium season tickets also available.
Sights and Sounds of British Wildlife
Monday 20th February
Come along and enjoy this talk by David Tolliday. With images and sounds of over a 100 species including birds, mammals, amphibians and insects, it will be just like having them in the room with us. David’s dry wit and enthusiasm for his subject will make this a great evening. 7.30pm, Trent Vale Infant School, Trent Road, Beeston Rylands. £2.00 adults, £1.00 children, including refreshments.
The Birds of Sherwood
Tuesday 21st February
The Trust’s Andy Lowe will talk about some of the birds to be found in Sherwood Forest at this meeting of the Worksop Local Group, including cuckoos and nightjars. Meet at Station Hotel, Carlton Rd Worksop S80 1PS at 7.30pm. £2.00.
Contact: Su McIlwaine 07530 475 041 or Ivan Machin 01909 476 267 http://www.worksopnwt.org.uk