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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
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
Yes
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
All
Contact name: 
Cheryl Knott
Contact number: 
01772 317246
Contact email: 
cknott@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Meeting place: 
Tower Road Car Park, Pleasington Fields
Address
Location: 
Pleasington
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
BB2 5LE
Town: 
Blackburn

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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
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
Yes
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
All
Contact name: 
Barbara Crooks
Contact number: 
01524 422110
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Meeting place: 
Heysham Moss
Address
Location: 
Meldon Road
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2HJ
Town: 
Heysham

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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.
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
Yes
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
All
Contact name: 
Barbara Crooks
Contact number: 
01524 422110
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Meeting place: 
Leighton Moss car park
Address
Location: 
Storrs Lane, Silverdale
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA5 0SW
Town: 
Carnforth

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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!
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
All
Contact number: 
01524 855030
Contact email: 
heyshamevents@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2UW
Town: 
Heysham

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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
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
Families
Contact number: 
01524 855030
Contact email: 
heyshamevents@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2UW
Town: 
Heysham

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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
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
Families
Contact number: 
01524 868451
Contact email: 
heyshamvisitorcentre@edf-energy.com
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2UW
Town: 
Heysham

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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
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
Yes
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
All
Contact number: 
01524 855030
Contact email: 
heyshamevents@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2UW
Town: 
Heysham

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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: 
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

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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!
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
All
Contact name: 
Rachel Miller
Contact number: 
07590745862
Contact email: 
red.squirrel@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Ainsdale Discovery Centre
County: 
Merseyside
Postcode: 
PR8 2QB
Town: 
Ainsdale, Southport

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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.
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
Yes
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
All
Contact name: 
Rob Zloch
Contact number: 
07767 797797
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Meeting place: 
Kingsway riverside car park
Address
Location: 
Kingsway
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA1 1BS
Town: 
Lancaster