Fungal Foray

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Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 23/09/2017 - 10:30am This event will be led by members of the North West Fungus Group. Bring a packed lunch. Suitable outdoor clothing and strong footwear recommended. Donations to NWFG welcome. North Lancashire Wildlife Group are a friendly, local group of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust who meet throughout the year to share our interest in the natural world. Anyone who enjoys nature is welcome to join us — no knowledge or experience necessary! For more information and to confirm attendance please contact: Rob Zloch T: 07767 797797   Summary:  A Fungal Foray at Lords Lot, near Over Kellet — a North Lancashire site known for its number and variety of fungi. ...
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Assistant Communications Officer

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Quick summary:  We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented communications professional to join our team for a 12 month period. 37.5 hours per week, 12 month role You will work across a number of major projects, building strong internal relationships and raising the profile of the fantastic work they do. You will support our Communications Manager in raising our profile across a range of national and regional media, attending interviews and supporting project officers during their interviews with the media. Salary:  circa £18,000 pa Closing date:  Tue, 03/10/2017 (All day) Location:  ...

Catering Assistants

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Quick summary:  Brockholes Nature Reserve has a number of vacancies for Catering Assistants to join the Restaurant Team. The successful candidates will be required to work during the week, at weekends and during the school holidays, according to the needs of the business. Salary: National Minimum Wage Hours: circa 20 per week Duties will include food service, cashiering, waiting on and additional basic kitchen duties. Previous experience of working in a similar position would be a distinct advantage; along with having a proven track record of delivering excellent customer service and communicating effectively with a wide range of people. Salary:  National Minimum Wage Closing date:  ...
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Casual Duty Manager

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Quick summary:  Brockholes Nature Reserve and Floating Visitor Village are looking to enhance the management team with the appointment of a relief/casual Duty Manager. 15 hours per month This post is offered on a part time basis, working 2 days per month on Saturdays or Sundays. The Duty Manager is responsible for operations and security on the day. They must create a management presence and be able to make quick decisions to ensure smooth running of the visitor attraction.  Please view the job description before you apply. Salary:  £12.82 per hour Closing date:  Mon, 25/09/2017 (All day) Location:  ...
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Fungi Walk

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Date / Time Start date:  Mon, 23/10/2017 - 1:00pm Our Bickershaw Project is hosting a Fungi Walk in partnership with Manchester City of Trees. Local expert Michael Fishwick is leading the walk around beautiful Fir Tree Flash on the 21st of October at 1pm. It will be a scenic and educational walk with a local expert. Meet at Edna rd car park in good time to start at 1pm (WN7 5HE, behind the old Wigan Rd Labour Club in Westleigh). Contact rhys@cityoftrees.org.uk for more information, or to book onto the walk.   Summary:  Join us for a scenic and educational fungi walk around Fir Tree Flash near Leigh. Main image:  Booking detai...
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Fungal Foray at Spring Wood

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Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:30am - 3:00pm Irene Ridge, a local fungal expert, will lead this foray in the fascinating world of fungi, their structure and identification. We'll start with an idoor session, followed by a walk around Spring Wood to look for fungi, recording the species that we see along the way. Please bring suitable outdoor clothing and footwear, lunch, water and pen and paper for taking notes. The route includes some inclines and uneven paths. Car parking available (be aware of charges). Summary:  A foray into the world of fungi at Spring Wood, Clitheroe. Main image:  Booking details Book...

Assistant Communications Officer – Forest Schools

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Quick summary:  We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual, with determination and a strong creative flair to promote our successful Forest School Project. 37.5 hours per week, temporary contract for 15 months. Here’s an exciting opportunity to be part an amazing charity, help our Education Team promote a successful Forest School Project and ensure our organisation is given the recognition and respect it deserves as a leading Wildlife Trust.  Salary:  circa £18,000 pa. Closing date:  Mon, 18/09/2017 (All day) Location:  The Barn, Berkeley Drive, Bambe...

Great British Beach Clean

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Date / Time Start date:  Fri, 15/09/2017 - 11:00am - 12:30pm We will be cleaning St Annes beach and sand dunes as part of The Marine Conservation Society's national Great British Beach Clean. A great chance to get some fresh air and do something great for the environment, whilst making new friends. You will also have the chance to learn about the fascinating marine life of the Irish Sea and all about our wonderful sand dunes. Meet in North Beach Car Park, by the Coastguard Station. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear. Summary:  Join the UK's biggest beach clean and litter survey, and show our coastline some love! Main image:  ...

MSW Bat Walk

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Date / Time Start date:  Wed, 13/09/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm Wed, 27/09/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm Hosted by the Friends of Mere Sands Wood, our autumn bat walks have proven so popular, we're running tow! The walks are led by licensed local bat experts: Tony Parker (13 Sept) Batman H Green (27 Sept) The duo will share their enthusiasm for these fascinating nocturnal creatures, and then lead a walk around the reserve, using sound detectors to locate and identify some of the eight species which visit Mere Sands Wood. Pre-booking required. Dress warmly and bring a torch!   Summary:  Come along to Mere Sands Wood for a popular and atmospheric bat walk! ...
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Family Paper lanterns & spidery crafts

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Date / Time Start date:  Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:30am - 12:30pm Limited places remaining! Join us for a special Halloween session where the children will learn how to make paper lanterns using willow and a spooky spider... so be prepared to get messy! The event is FREE but pre-booking is required. Summary:  Halloween themed crafty fun at Heysham nature reserve. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  Yes Admission charge:  No Audience:  Families...