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  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 28th June 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit from the badgers. Previous highlights of other nocturnal creatures include tawny owl, barn owl, muntjac deer & bats. Our badger watches are ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 30th June 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Wild Walk: Bats & Glow-worms at Charnwood Lodge FULLY BOOKED

    Friday 30th June 2017 @ Charnwood Lodge Nature Reserve

    Fully Booked - Join Conservation Officer Nathalie Cossa for an evening of bat and glow-worm watching. Charnwood Lodge is an important nature reserve for bats with eight different species found here. Please meet at the ‘Bomb’ rocks for an introductory ...

July 2017 Back to top

  • Heart of the Forest Wildlife Watch Group – Mammals

    Saturday 1st July 2017 @ Heart of the Forest Wildlife Watch Group – Hicks Lodge Visitor Centre, Willesley Woodside, Moira

    Wildlife Watch groups are suitable for children aged 5 -12 years. Children aged under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.   BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Book online click here. (Booking for meeting open from Monday after last meeting)   Please ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 1st July 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Saturday 1st July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit from the badgers. Previous highlights of other nocturnal creatures include tawny owl, barn owl, muntjac deer & bats. Our badger watches are ...

  • Willow Weaving: Fox or Hare

    Sunday 2nd July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    Create a willow hare or fox for your garden or conservatory. £50pp. Booking essential click here or phone 01572 770 651.

  • Braunstone Wildlife Watch Group – Summer Outdoor Cooking

    Sunday 2nd July 2017 @ Braunstone Wildlife Watch Group – Braunstone Town Civic Centre, Braunstone

    Wildlife Watch groups are suitable for children aged 5 -12 years. Children aged under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.   BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Book online click here. (Booking for meeting open from Monday after last meeting)   Please ...

  • Tuesday Guided Walk With Jeff

    Tuesday 4th July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    Come along for a walk with local nature expert Jeff to discover some amazing wildlife around the nature reserve. £10 pp, (Annual Permit Holder £5). Booking essential. Please click here to book online or telephone 01572 770 651.

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 5th July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit from the badgers. Previous highlights of other nocturnal creatures include tawny owl, barn owl, muntjac deer & bats. Our badger watches are ...

  • Wildlife Watch Family Event – Up Close with Ospreys

    Friday 7th July 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    This is a Wildlife Watch Family Event for members only.   Take an early evening cruise on Rutland Water to see the Ospreys and other wildlife with our Rutland Osprey Project Team.   For children aged 5 - 14 years ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 7th July 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Wild Walk: Bats & Glow-worms at Ketton FULLY BOOKED

    Friday 7th July 2017 @ St Mary the Virgin, Church Road, Ketton, PE9 3RD

    Fully Booked - Conservation Officer and bat enthusiast Jenny Harris will lead this evening walk to search for different species of bats in the village. We will then move on to the old quarry to enjoy the fascinating light display ...

  • Dawn Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 8th July 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Brocks Hill Wildlife Watch Group – Exploring above and below pond life

    Saturday 8th July 2017 @ Brocks Hill Wildlife Watch Group – Brocks Hill Country Park Visitor Centre, Oadby

    Wildlife Watch groups are suitable for children aged 5 -12 years. Children aged under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.   BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Book online click here. (Booking for meeting open from Monday after last meeting)   Please ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Saturday 8th July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit from the badgers. Previous highlights of other nocturnal creatures include tawny owl, barn owl, muntjac deer & bats. Our badger watches are ...

  • Rutland Water Wildlife Watch Group – Brilliant Bees

    Sunday 9th July 2017 @ Rutland Water Wildlife Watch Group – Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    Wildlife Watch groups are suitable for children aged 5 -12 years. Children aged under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.   BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Book online click here.   Please book by the Monday before the event so that volunteer ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 12th July 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 14th July 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 15th July 2017 @ Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Tuesday Guided Walk With Jeff

    Tuesday 18th July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    Come along for a walk with local nature expert Jeff to discover some amazing wildlife around the nature reserve. £10 pp, (Annual Permit Holder £5). Booking essential. Please click here to book online or telephone 01572 770 651.

  • Wild Play - Pollinators Day

    Wednesday 19th July 2017 @ Belgrave Hall & Gardens, Church Road, Leicester, LE4 5PE

    Minibeast hunting, quiz trail, games, crafts. No need to book, pay on the day - £2.50 for activities. Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult). #EveryChildWild  

  • Wild Walk: Dragonflies at Kelham Bridge

    Wednesday 19th July 2017 @ Kelham Bridge Nature Reserve

    Celebrate National Dragonfly Week by joining this walk led by Senior Conservation Officer Claire Install. Whether you are a complete beginner or want some useful tips to hone your identification skills, everyone is welcome to discover which summer species are ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 19th July 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 19th July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit from the badgers. Previous highlights of other nocturnal creatures include tawny owl, barn owl, muntjac deer & bats. Our badger watches are ...

  • Terry’s Friday Walk

    Friday 21st July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    These 3-hour walks are led by Terry Mitcham, the bird recorder of Rutland Natural History Society, and a very experienced birdwatcher. He regularly runs bird identification courses and has written several books. £10 pp, (Annual Permit Holders £5). Booking essential, ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 21st July 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 22nd July 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Saturday 22nd July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit from the badgers. Previous highlights of other nocturnal creatures include tawny owl, barn owl, muntjac deer & bats. Our badger watches are ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Mud

    Wednesday 26th July 2017 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 26th July 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 26th July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit from the badgers. Previous highlights of other nocturnal creatures include tawny owl, barn owl, muntjac deer & bats. Our badger watches are ...

  • Butterfly Walk for Beginners

    Friday 28th July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    Join our Volunteer Coordinator and butterfly enthusiast Sarah Proud for an informative talk and stroll around the reserve learning about the many butterflies that you will find along the way. £12pp. Booking essential click here or phone 01572 770 651.

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 28th July 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 29th July 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Saturday 29th July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The watches will last a couple of hours during which we hope for, but cannot guarantee, a visit from the badgers. Previous highlights of other nocturnal creatures include tawny owl, barn owl, muntjac deer & bats. Our badger watches are ...

  • Nature Detectives

    Monday 31st July 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    Nature Detectives Week (7-14 years). Monday 31 July - Friday 4 August, 9.30am - 4pm Each day has a different theme including birds, bugs, bushcraft. Book for the whole week (£100) or per day (£30). For those staying the whole week ...

August 2017 Back to top

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Wood

    Wednesday 2nd August 2017 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 2nd August 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Wild Workshop: Macrophyte Identification Course

    Friday 4th August 2017 @ Cossington Meadows Nature Reserve & The Old Mill

    Join Chris Hill, Conservation Officer and reserve warden at Cossington Meadows to identify and collect some of the commoner marginal aquatic plants growing in or around the wetland habitats. The morning will be spent on site viewing specimens and in ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 4th August 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Dawn Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 5th August 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Nature Detectives

    Monday 7th August 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    Nature Detectives Week (7-14 years). Monday 31 July - Friday 4 August, 9.30am - 4pm   Each day has a different theme including birds, bugs, bushcraft. Book for the whole week (£100) or per day (£30).   For those staying ...

  • Tuesday Guided Walk With Jeff

    Tuesday 8th August 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    Come along for a walk with local nature expert Jeff to discover some amazing wildlife around the nature reserve. £10 pp, (Annual Permit Holder £5). Booking essential. Please click here to book online or telephone 01572 770 651.

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Fire

    Wednesday 9th August 2017 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 9th August 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 11th August 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 12th August 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 18th August 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Wild Play - Summer Holidays - Water

    Wednesday 23rd August 2017 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Suitable for children aged 5 -12 years (all children must be accompanied by an adult) Cost £3.50 per child per session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Places are limited. To book please call 01455 255728.  (A non-refundable payment will be taken on booking) ...

  • Birds, Bugs and Boats at Whitwell

    Thursday 24th August 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    Take to the water to tour the reservoir, landing for lunch, with bug hunts to see what wildlife the reservoir holds! £30pp. Booking essential, please click here to book online or telephone 01572 770 651.

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 25th August 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Family Fun Drop In Day

    Saturday 26th August 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    Bring the family to the Nature Reserve to hunt for bugs in our wonderful woodland, catch minibeasts and see what you can find in the pond. There will be lots of nature related crafty sessions to join in with too! ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 26th August 2017 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water, LE15 8BL

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the Rutland Belle. The idea is simple; we sail to the parts of the reservoir ...

  • Discovering Bats

    Sunday 27th August 2017 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    Join us for a guided walk to discover the various bat species present. Learn to identify various British bats with the aid of bat detectors. The cost is £10.00 per person, booking essential. Please click here to book online or ...

September 2017 Back to top

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 1st September 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Heart of the Forest Wildlife Watch Group – Food for all

    Saturday 2nd September 2017 @ Heart of the Forest Wildlife Watch Group – Hicks Lodge Visitor Centre, Willesley Woodside, Moira

    Wildlife Watch groups are suitable for children aged 5 -12 years. Children aged under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.   BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Book online click here. (Booking for meeting open from Monday after last meeting)   Please ...

  • Braunstone Wildlife Watch Group – Butterflies

    Sunday 3rd September 2017 @ Braunstone Wildlife Watch Group – Braunstone Town Civic Centre, Braunstone

    Wildlife Watch groups are suitable for children aged 5 -12 years. Children aged under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.   BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Book online click here. (Booking for meeting open from Monday after last meeting)   Please ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 8th September 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Rutland Water Wildlife Watch Group – Get creative for bugs

    Sunday 10th September 2017 @ Rutland Water Wildlife Watch Group – Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    Wildlife Watch groups are suitable for children aged 5 -12 years. Children aged under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.   BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Book online click here.   Please book by the Monday before the event so that volunteer ...

  • Wild Walk: Birds of Cossington Meadows

    Wednesday 13th September 2017 @ Cossington Meadows Nature Reserve

    Discover the autumn birdlife of Cossington Meadows with Conservation Officer Chris Hill.  Bring along your binoculars to see what we can spot at this Soar valley reserve. NB The ground is uneven and can be very wet in places. Booking ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 15th September 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 22nd September 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Holwell Badger Watches

    Friday 29th September 2017 @ Holwell Reserves

    Enjoy an evening of badger watching at Holwell Nature Reserves. £5 per adult to cover the cost of the badgers’ favourite treat of peanuts, (please note children should be over 8 years of age bearing in mind we will have ...