Pleasington Bird Walk

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Date / Time Start date:  Thu, 01/06/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm This guided walk will be led by Jonathan Fry from Blackburn Bird Club... and he'll be showing us how to survey woodland birds. Jonathan will be walking the transect he has set up at Pleasington Biological Heritage Site and telling us about the species of bird found in the woodlands and grassy glades of this beautiful site. Last years’ records included swift, goldcrest, sand martin, chiff chaff and blackcap. Pre-booking is essential for this FREE event. Bring along: Summary:  A bird ID walk around the beautiful Pleasington Biological heritage Site Main image:  ...

Heysham Moss Guided Walk

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Date / Time Start date:  Fri, 30/06/2017 - 1:00pm Join the North Lancashire Wildlife Groupfor this walk around Heysham Moss, which is a SSSI. We'll be looking at the various flora and fauna on the site, on what should be a wonderful afternoon for wildlife enthusiasts. Bring a packed lunch and wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. Summary:  A walk around the wildlife haven that is Heysham Moss Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  Yes Admission charge:  No Audience:  ...

Myers Allotment guided walk

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Date / Time Start date:  Thu, 08/06/2017 - 10:45am This event is organised by the North Lancashire Wildlife Group and will be led by Anne Smith and Mike Bloomfield. We'll be looking at the flora and fauna and learning about the conservation work carried out there. Bring a packed lunch and wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. Summary:  A guided walk around the beautiful wildlife-rich limestone habitat of Myers Allotment in Morecambe Bay. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  Yes Admission charge:  ...

Heysham Nature Reserve – Bioblitz

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Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 01/07/2017 - 11:00am - Sun, 02/07/2017 - 11:00am Join staff and volunteers at your local reserve to find as many species of birds, mini beasts and plants in 24 hours at Heysham Nature Reserve! Help to explore with our team of local experts to find and identify as many species before the day is over. There are also interactive activities and walks for children, grown-ups, beginners and experts. A programme of activities will soon be available at this webpage.   Summary:  Join us for a Bioblitz as we attempt to find as many species of wildlife as we can in 24 hours! Main image:  Booking details ...

Heysham NR – Wild Adventure Open Day!

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Date / Time Start date:  Thu, 01/06/2017 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm At this FREE open day, we will have a variety of activities to get involved in and explore! You can take part in guided and self-led trails, or explore our woodland area to use craft tools to create something woody. Adults can also sit down for refreshments whilst the younger children get involved in crafts or be creative and use natural materials to develop art! Summary:  A FREE Open Day for all the family to enjoy at Heysham Nature Reserve Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No Admission...

Nature Tuesdays: Wild Days!

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Date / Time Start date:  Tue, 30/05/2017 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm Join us for an open afternoon of activities to explore the wild corners of the reserve.  There will be guided and self-guided activities both outside and indoor. So whatever the weather come along and get stuck in to discover more about local wildlife! No booking required. Free event. Summary:  Fantastic FREE family fun at Heysham Nature Reserve Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No Admission charge:  No Audience:&nb...

Heysham’s Herb Walk

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Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 27/05/2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm If you would like to learn more about your local herbs, why not come along to the Heysham Nature Reserve to join Veda West a local Medical Herbalist to see, feel, smell and touch the plants. She will help you understand the history, medicinal properties and healing powers of the various herbs on site. Please note the ground is uneven and we will be walking approx 1 mile. Booking required. This event is free but donations are welcome. Summary:  A guided walk around Heysham NR all about the local herbs Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  ...

Kitchen Assistant

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Quick summary:  Brockholes Nature Reserve has a vacancy for a Part-time Kitchen Assistant to join the Restaurant Team. The successful individual will be required to set and make sandwiches and help with all aspects of the kitchen as directed by the senior kitchen team. You will also be required to hand wash pots and undertake general kitchen cleaning which includes sweeping, mopping and the removal of rubbish. Previous experience of working in a similar position would be a distinct advantage, however this is not essential. Salary:  National Minimum Wage Closing date:  Tue, 23/05/2017 (All day) Location:  ...
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Community Action for Red Squirrels

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Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 20/05/2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Find out more about our iconic red squirrels here in North Merseyside, from their behaviour and the best places to see them, to how you can help conserve them. There are still small populations of red squirrels in Crosby and Southport and with your help red squirrels can once again be widespread throughout the parks and gardens of these towns. Community action is vital to help save this endangered species in our area. For more information, contact Rachel on 07590745862 or email red.squirrel@lancswt.org.uk. Summary:  Learn more about the iconic red squirrel, their battle for survival and how you can get involved and help save Reds on the Sefton Coast! ...

Lancaster Green Spaces Walk

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Date / Time Start date:  Sun, 21/05/2017 - 10:00am - 3:30pm A guided walk led by Rob Zloch (Diptera (flies) specialist) of North Lancashire Wildlife Group. The walk will be connecting several green spaces and green corridors looking at the flora and fauna to be found. This is an easy, 5 mile, traffic-free walk (apart from initial street walking to leave the city centre). Bring a packed lunch. Suitable outdoor clothing and strong footwear recommended. Binoculars would be useful.  Summary:  A FREE guided walk around the green spaces and corridors of Lancaster. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  ...