Whisby Wildlife Watch Group

14 October 2017 - 7:15am - 9:45am

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14 October 2017 - 7:15am - 9:45am

Our exciting nature club for kids from around 5 to 12 years old, with monthly meetings based at Whisby Nature Park.

Whisby Education Centre runs Wildlife Watch for youngsters aged between 5 and 12.

  • Where: Whisby Education Centre, Whisby Nature Park
  • When: Usually the second saturday of every month*
  • Time: 10am - 12.30pm*
  • Booking: Essential –  please contact the group leader Sheri Lake,
    Email: slake@lincstrust.co.uk
    Text 07788 978497
  • Cost:£2.00 per session*

*Unless otherwise statedChildren must be accompanied by a responsible adult


Saturday 14 January: Conservation Task
Willow and Hazel coppicing is always a favourite, and there is plenty to be harvested by the Watch group this January!

Saturday 11 February: Mammals
Today we’re going to find out about British Mammals, and how they adapt to their habitats, including those who live around Whisby Nature Park and Education Centre.

Saturday 11 March: Wildlife Garden
The Wildlife Garden at Whisby was originally planted by the Watch Group back in 2011 and now it is need of some TLC. Bring your green fingers with you!

Saturday 8 April: Epic Easter Egg Hunt
Can you unscramble the mess in all of the Easter Egg-citement? An Egg Hunt around the Education Grounds to test your wildlife skills and knowledge.

Saturday 13 May: Wild Outing to Tunman Wood
We’re going to visit the woods in today’s session to see what’s changed in there this spring!
Time: 10am - 2pm

Saturday 10 June: Pond Dipping
Lots of creatures lurk down in the depths. Lets get our wellies on and head out to find what is swimming about in June.

Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 July: Camp Over!
Bring a tent, sleeping bag and teddy bear to our fourth annual Camp Over.
You must have attended at least 3 sessions in 2017 to attend.
£7.50 per person
Time: 6pm Saturday - 9.30am Sunday

Saturday 12 August: Bug Hunting
We’re opening our doors up to everyone today and having a massive Bug Hunt to see what Brilliant Bugs we can unearth! Why not bring a friend along?

Saturday 9 September: Wild-Outing to Willow Tree Fen
The Willow Tree Fen Warden, in the south of the county, has lots of exciting jobs for us on our visit today.
Time: 10am - 2pm

Saturday 14 October: Autumn Colours and Cobwebs Walk
Following on from last years successful early morning March walk, we thought we’d see dawn in Autumn this year!
Time: 7.15am - 9.45am

Saturday 18 November: Conservation Task
Please note this will be the third Saturday in November. It’s back to the time of year where the willow and hazel trees at Whisby are ready for a trim and the wildlife garden needs a haircut!

Saturday 9 December: Christmas Party
Party games with a wildlife theme, Nature inspired food and lots of fun. The annual Christmas Party is back again!

Venue location

Whisby Education Centre,
Whisby Nature Park,Lincoln,
LN6 9BW

Event information

Date
Saturday 14th October 2017
Time
7:15am - 9:45am
Price / Donation
Booking is essential
Audience
Families
Category
Wildlife Watch
Trust
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Venue location
Whisby Education Centre,
Whisby Nature Park,
Lincoln,
LN6 9BW
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