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December 2016 Back to top

  • Willow Festive Décor

    Sunday 4th December 2016 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton, LE15 8BT

    For older children and adults. Come along and weave your own willow angel, wreath, or both! £20 for a single item or both for £30, price includes all materials. If making both items please allow some extra time. Please click ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Natural Christmas

    Sunday 4th December 2016 @ Braunstone Wildlife Watch group – Braunstone Civic Centre

    Suitable for children 5-12 years old. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Call The Civic Centre on 0116 2899270. Please book by the Monday before the event so that volunteer leaders can plan and ...

  • North West Local Group Event - Bird life in my garden

    Friday 9th December 2016 @ Ashby Methodist Chapel, Burton Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

    Following the Group’s Annual General Meeting, Noel Morgan shows his DVD of bird life in a typical garden in southern Leicestershire. His cinematic presentation includes humour, tragedy and everyday life for birds as it really is. Admission £3. Contact David ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Dec' the Halls

    Saturday 10th December 2016 @ Brocks Hill Wildlife Watch group – Brocks Hill Country Park

    NOW FULLY BOOKED - Group  restarts in February 2017   Suitable for children 5-12 years old. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Call Brocks Hill Environment Centre on 0116 2572888. Please book by the ...

  • 60th Anniversary Walk: Woods in Winter

    Saturday 10th December 2016 @ Prior’s Coppice

    Join Conservation Officer Andy Lear for a winter walk around Prior’s Coppice and learn how to identify trees without leaves in this secluded ancient woodland reserve. NB The ground is uneven and can be very wet in places. Please meet ...

  • Children’s Wildlife Watch Group – Green Christmas

    Sunday 11th December 2016 @ Rutland Water Wildlife Watch group – Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre

    Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 year olds. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL - To book call 01572 770 651 or online: www.rutlandwater.org.uk/event-list/ Please note booking required by the Monday before the event ...

  • Melton Local Group Event - Members’ social evening

    Monday 12th December 2016 @ United Reform Church, Chapel Street, Melton Mowbray

    Please join us to share Members’ slides and films. Contact George Kerr on 01664 823 665 or email [email protected]

  • Rutland Local Group Event - The natural history of Rutland

    Monday 12th December 2016 @ Volunteer Trainng Centre, off Oakham Road, Hambleton, LE15 8AD

    A talk by Richard Adams on the natural history of Rutland. Admission £1. Contact Becky Ward on 01572 345 069

  • Charnwood Local Group Event - Black to Green

    Wednesday 14th December 2016 @ Woodhouse Eaves Village Hall

    An illustrated talk by Community Engagement Officer at the Trust, Ben Devine. The Black to Green Project aims to connect people with the rapid landscape change that has taken place in the Heart of the National Forest over the last ...

January 2017 Back to top

  • North West Local Group Event - New Year’s Day Walk

    Sunday 1st January 2017 @ The Green, Breedon on the Hill

    Enjoy a walk to see Viking sculptures, a reinvigorated SSSI and the delightful village of Breedon. Meet on The Green, Breedon on the Hill. Contact David Maltby on 01530 222 934 or Margret Mabey on 01530 412410  

  • Melton Local Group Event - Corsican Spring

    Monday 9th January 2017 @ United Reform Church, Chapel Street, Melton Mowbray

    Enjoy Gianpiero Ferrari’s stunning photography as he takes a look at the interesting flora and fauna of this mediterranean island. Contact George Kerr on 01664 823665, email [email protected]  

  • Charnwood Local Group Event - A Very Fine Swan Indeed: Art, Science and The Unfeathered Bird

    Wednesday 11th January 2017 @ Woodhouse Eaves Village Hall

    Join Katrina van Grouw as she shares her insights on birds beneath their feathers. Katrina is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, a dedicated ornithologist, former Natural History Museum curator, bird ringer, and preparator of natural history specimens. ...

  • Leicestershire and Rutland Badger Group Event - Ramblings of a Natural History photographer at home & abroad

    Thursday 12th January 2017 @ Midlands Co-operative Society Sports & Social Club, Birstall Road, Birstall LE4 4DE

    John Tinning, a well known local wildlife photographer who has travelled extensively in his pursuit, will show us his latest superb photography.   Admission £2, refreshments included. Contact David Duckett on 0116 2597231  

  • Rutland Local Group Event - Pipistrelles

    Monday 16th January 2017 @ Volunteer Trainng Centre, off Oakham Road, Hambleton, LE15 8AD

    A talk on this species of bat by Matt Cook of the Nottinghamshire Bat Group. Admission £1. Contact Becky Ward on 01572 345 069

  • North West Local Group Event - Wild bees and their role in pollination

    Friday 20th January 2017 @ Ashby Methodist Chapel, Burton Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

    Peter Chatwin, an artist, shows how his passion for the preservation of biodiversity and endangered species is reflected in research on indigenous wild bees and their role in pollination. Admission £3. Contact David Maltby on 01530 222 034 or Margarrt ...

  • Humberstone Local Group Event - Annual General Meeting

    Wednesday 25th January 2017 @ Netherhall Neighbourhood Centre, Armadale Drive, Leicester

    Annual General Meeting Admission £2, refreshments included Contact Alison Gardner on 0116 241 3598.

  • Oadby & Wigston Local Group Event - Leicester and its river

    Friday 27th January 2017 @ Trinity Methodist Church, Oadby, Leicester

    The Annual General Meeting will be followed by a talk about the river Soar from Senior Riverside Officer Adrian Lane. Admission £3, including refreshments. Contact Stuart Mucklejohn on 0116 2810835 or email [email protected]