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
East Midlands Ecological Consultancy
Tuesday 9th February
Dave Sutton from EMEC will talk about land management projects and consultancy at this meeting of the Mansfield & Ashfield Local Group. All are welcome to meet at Main Hall, Bridge Street Methodist Church, Mansfield NG18 2HA at 7pm. £3 donation welcome to cover costs and refreshments.
Contact: Shlomo Dowen 01623 640 134
The Next Five Years
Thursday 11th February
The Trust’s Chief Executive, Rob Fitzsimons, will talk about the exciting plans for the Trust over the next few years at this meeting of the Retford Local Group. 7.30pm in Goodwin Hall, Chancery Lane, Retford. £2 including refreshments.
Contact: Jan Williamson 01777 709 974
Spring in the Cairngorms
Tuesday 16th February
Geof Lee has been giving wildlife talks for over 30 years and will give a picturesque presentation of the landscape and nature of the Cairngorms in spring at this meeting of the Worksop Local Group. 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
Kent – Garden of England
Thursday 3rd March
Come to this meeting of the Newark Local Group when wildlife photographer Jack Perks will be looking at the wildlife of Dungeness and Romney Marsh which play host to all manner of rare species like great crested newts, medical leeches, bitterns and little owls. 7.30pm at Newark Library. £2.50 for NWT members, £3 for non-members. Refreshments available, including homemade cakes. raffle and NWT sales table. No booking required.
Contact: Sue Leach 01636 681 154 or Shirley Hatcher 07905 256 896
The Badger – Hero or Villain?
Friday 4th March
Patrick Barkham, natural history writer and author of Badgerlands and other books, will be the speaker in the latest of our celebrity lectures at the Idle Valley Learning Centre. Views on the place of this much-loved animal in our countryside are mixed to say the least and this promises to be a fascinating and popular evening. Doors open at 6.30 pm and tickets cost £10 per person. Booking is essential.
Contact: Rural Learning Centre 01777 713 941