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
If Old Trees Could Talk
Tuesday 13th October
Debbie Alston will tell us why veteran trees are so important in our lives and to our wildlife at this meeting of the Mansfield & Ashfield Local Group. 7.00pm at Bridge Street Methodist Church, Bridge Street, Mansfield. £3 per person, including refreshments. All are welcome.
Contact: Shlomo Dowen 01623 640 134
Rewilding - A Talk by George Monbiot
Friday 16th October
A fascinating talk at the Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre by author, journalist and campaigner George Monbiot on the subject of Rewilding. George will talk about the work of his new organisation, Rewilding Britain, and themes covered in his latest book Feral: searching for enchantment on the frontiers of rewilding.
Tickets are £15 per person and can be purchased online at www.tickettailor.com/checkout/view-event/id/30494/chk/6484
For more information on George Monbiot: http://www.monbiot.com/
Venue: Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre, North Road, Retford
(Please note if you are travelling to the site using Sat Nav please use the postcode DN22 8SG)
The event begins with a complimentary hot or cold drink at 6.45pm with the talk commencing at 7:30pm.
Following a refreshments break the Wildlife Trust will host a Q & A after which copies of George Monbiot’s books will be available for purchase and signing.
The Trust cafe will be open throughout the event serving seasonal fresh food, fairtrade brewed coffees and home-made cakes.
A car parking donation of £2 per car is invited. All donations directly support the work of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.
Monday 19th October
Nick Martin will talk about the habitats and species to be found in this spectacular National Park. Join the Beeston Wildlife Group at 7.30pm in Trent Vale Infant School, Trent Road, Beeston Rylands. Adults £2, children £1, including refreshments.
Contact: Bill Wheatley 0115 925 0208 or Nigel Slater 0115 916 6518
Idle and Ryton Valleys Living Landscapes
Tuesday 20th October
Janice Bradley, Head of Conservation Policy and Planning for the Wildlife Trust will give a comprehensive talk about the Conservation and Estates Teams’ work along with educational and community projects associated with this special area. Meet at Station Hotel, Carlton Rd Worksop S80 1PS at 7.30pm. Members £1.50 and £2.00 for non-members who are very welcome.
Contact: Su McIlwaine 07530 475 041 or Alvin Green 01909 476 276
Nightjars and Cuckoos
Thursday 29th October
Join members of the Gedling Local Group for a fascinating talk by the Trust’s Andy Lowe on his research involving these two relatively scarce birds. 7.30 pm, Old Church Hall, Main St., Burton Joyce. Admission £2, refreshments 50p. All are welcome.
Contact: Gay Wood 0115 920 5940