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
Lecture Series: Iolo Williams – Naturalist & TV Presenter
Friday 9th December
Iolo is an experienced naturalist and wildlife TV presenter, best known for his work on Springwatch and Countryfile. With over 30 years of nature-watching experience behind him Iolo promises a fascinating and thought-provoking evening. Includes a question and answer session. Café serving all evening. Doors open 6.30; talk 7.30pm to 10pm. £15 per person. £5 discount if booking Simon King (4 Nov.) and Bridget Appleby (7 Oct.) at the same time. To obtain tickets lick on the Training & Events category at http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/shop. FULLY BOOKED.
Antarctica, the Falklands and South Georgia
Monday 19th December
Icebergs, penguins, albatrosses, whales and jaw-dropping vistas all add up to an entertaining evening with Tim Melling at this meeting of Beeston Wildlife Group. 7.30pm, Trent Vale Infant School, Trent Road, Beeston Rylands. £2.00 adults, £1.00 children, including refreshments.
The Wildlife of Uganda
Thursday 5th January
Kathy James takes us on a journey through this fascinating country looking at birds and mammals, including close encounters with Mountain Gorillas. 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
Monday 16th January
Our gardens, with their varied habitats, are an important part of the ecosystem. There is a more diverse array of wildlife in our gardens than in the open countryside. Come along to this talk by Paul Hobson who will show us some inhabitants and give us some gardening tips along the way. A talk for ALL the family. 7.30pm, Trent Vale Infant School, Trent Road, Beeston Rylands. £2.00 adults, £1.00 children, including refreshments.
The Art of Coppicing
Tuesday 17th January
John Honeyman will talk about the skills involved in this important area of woodland management. 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