A guided walk on Warton Crag

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Date / Time Start date:  Wed, 23/05/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Join us on a guided walk around Warton Crag Nature Reserve to learn more about our woodland management for some of Britain’s rarest butterflies and moths. The walk will be on rough paths, so it could be a bit muddy and uneven under foot so please bring suitable footwear. Summary:  Warton Crag is an absolutely stunning reserve based near to the city of Lancaster. There is often peregrines nesting on the crag and beautiful butterflies to see. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No Admissi...

Welly Walk

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Date / Time Start date:  Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am Take part in a strandline search to see what animals call the beaches of the Fylde Coast home. We will meet in St Pauls Avenue car park, then walk along the beach to the Beach Terrace Cafe and back. Remember your wellies and don't be afraid to get muddy! Ideal for 4 to 8 year olds. Summary:  Get your welly's on as we explore St Annes beautiful beach and its sea edge for sealife! Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No Admission charge:  ...
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Great Eggcase Hunt

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Date / Time Start date:  Mon, 13/08/2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am At least 21 species of skate, ray and shark are found in UK waters and we will be collecting the empty eggcases to discover what species may be laying their eggs in the Irish Sea. We can identify the species of eggcase and will be sharing our findings with The Shark Trust, who keep a record of UK finds. No booking is required, please just dress appropriately for the weather. We will meet at the northern end of North Promenade car park (by the toilets) and head onto the beach togther. RSWT Category:  National Marine Week Summary:  Join us as we hunt for shark, skate and ray eggcases (mermaid...
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Minibeast Hunting on the Sand Dunes

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Date / Time Start date:  Thu, 09/08/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm We will use bug hunting equipment amd ID guides to find and name the many mini creatures that live in the dunes. Prepare to be amazed by beatutiful cinnabar moths, caterpillars, ladybirds, banded snails and even earwigs, beetles and spiders! Everyone is welcome, however this event will involve walking on unstable and slippery ground through the sand dunes, so you do need to be fit and mobile. We will meet on the beach at the north end of the car park (the path to the beach by the public toilets). RSWT Category:  National Marine Week Summary:  Join us on a minibeast hunting adventure in the sa...

Beach Bonanza

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Date / Time Start date:  Tue, 07/08/2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm From sand dunes to saltmarsh your local coastal area has so much to offer. Come and explore the sunny seaside as there is plenty to learn about the fascinating marine environment. So join us for a day of fun-filled beach activities, including mud dipping, a sandcastle competiton, beach cleans and plenty more activities. It’s going to be shrimply the best! Please dress for the weather, wear wellies for mud dipping and bring a bucket and spade if you want to enter the sand castle competition. RSWT Category:  National Marine Week Summary:  Do you want to celebrate National Marine Week with...
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Rockpool Ramble

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Date / Time Start date:  Mon, 06/08/2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm Prepare to be mystified by the intriguing lives of the creatures we discover, such as crabs, anemones, shrimps, mussels and honeycomb worms. There will be plenty of ID guides to help you learn about your finds. Bring a bucket and small net if you have them. Dress for the weather and wear waterproof shoes or wellies. We will meet underneath the Glitterball, outside Blackpool’s Solaris Centre. RSWT Category:  National Marine Week Summary:  Join us as we celebrate National Marine Week with a Rockpool Ramble, to explore the weird and wonderful rockpools created along Blackpool’s sea wall....
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Mud Dipping

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Date / Time Start date:  Mon, 30/07/2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am We will be digging around to find all sorts of hidden animals such as worms, shrimps, snails and fascinating tellin shells, which can bury themselves with a giant foot! There will be plenty of ID guides to help you learn about your finds and plenty of wading birds to admire too. Wear wellies or old shoes and prepare to get muddy! We will meet on the beach, opposite the Beach Terrace Café. RSWT Category:  National Marine Week Summary:  Join our National Marine Week celebrations on St Annes beach, as we discover the mysterious creatures living within the mud of the Ribble Estuary! ...
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Rocky Shore Shoresearch Survey

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Date / Time Start date:  Tue, 10/07/2018 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm We will be carrying out a Shoresearch survey, which is a simple and fun method of exploring the shore and recording the species and habitats found there. We will do a 20-minute timed species search – hunting for a number of key species, using fact cards. Followed by a walkover survey – recording every species found within a certain area. Summary:  Join us at Half Moon Bay, Heysham as we explore the rocky shore and survey the amazing species we find. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No ...

World Oceans Day Shoresearch Survey

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Date / Time Start date:  Fri, 08/06/2018 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm We will be carrying out a Shoresearch survey, which is a simple and fun method of exploring the shore and recording the species and habitats found there. We will do a 20-minute timed species search – hunting for a number of key species, using fact cards. Followed by a walkover survey – recording every species found within a certain area. Summary:  Join us on World Oceans Day, as we survey all the amazing marine species living on the sea wall in Blackpool! Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No ...

Great Eggcase Hunt

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Date / Time Start date:  Fri, 01/06/2018 - 10:30am - 12:00pm At least 21 species of skate, ray and shark are found in UK waters and we will be collecting the empty eggcases to discover what species may be laying their eggs in the Irish Sea. We will use ID guides to identify the species of eggcase and will be sharing our findings with The Shark Trust, who keep a record of UK finds. No booking is required, just dress appropriately for the weather. We will meet by the noticeboard on Rossall promenade, in front of the free car parking spaces. Summary:  Join us as we kick off 30 Days Wild with a hunt for shark, skate and ray eggcases along Cleveleys beach. Main image:  ...
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