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  • Humberstone Local Group Event - Madagascar

    Wednesday 29th April 2015 @ Humberstone Local Group - Nether Hall Neighbourhood Centre

    A presentation by Pat North about the wildlife of Madagascar, which has evolved over millions of years in isolation from neighbouring continents.  This means approximately 90% of species are endemic to the island. Admission £2 refreshments included. Contact Alison Gardner ...

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  • Badger watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 1st May 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Family Fun Drop in Day

    Saturday 2nd May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    Drop in for a day of bug hunting and pond dipping followed by some craft activities! No need to book for this one, just call in on the day! Sessions start at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm. £3 per ...

  • Dawn Chorus Walk and Breakfast

    Sunday 3rd May 2015 @ Lyndon Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    The dawn chorus is triggered by a combination of longer days and the breeding season, culminating in this wonderful display of birdsong! First to sing are birds like blackbirds and robins who will sing while it is still dark, but ...

  • Willow Bird Houses

    Sunday 3rd May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    During this day session we will create an adorable bird house for your garden birds! Cost £50 pp including lunch and all materials. Booking essential at www.rutlandwater.org.uk.  Contact 01572 770651 or email [email protected]

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 6th May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 8th May 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water Nature Reserve

    Saturday 9th May 2015 @ Egleton car park, Rutland Water

    The hide is situated near the badger set and you can enjoy fantastic views as our resident family come over on their evening foraging. Badger watches meet around dusk in our Car Park and go on for 2.5 hours, giving ...

  • Introduction to Natural History Photography

    Saturday 9th May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    This beginner’s course will show you how to take better pictures and develop a photographic eye for of a range of natural history subjects, on a day in the Egleton Reserve. In each session we show you how to set ...

  • Children's Wildlife Watch Group - Spring Flowers

    Saturday 9th May 2015 @ Brocks Hill Wildlife Watch Group - Burbage Common Woods - meeting point to be confirmed.

    If you go down to the woods today... are the bluebells out?  What else shall we see? Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 year olds. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Please ...

  • Wild Walk -Bird Song

    Sunday 10th May 2015 @ Brocks Hill Country Park Visitor Centre, Oadby

    Early May is known for its' intensity of bird song  at dawn and dusk.  Bruce White from our Great Bowden Local Group will be at Brocks Hill Country Park and Lucas Marsh nature reserve to help you learn how to ...

  • Children's Wildlife Watch Group - Visit to Cossington Meadows

    Sunday 10th May 2015 @ Braunstone Wildlife Watch Group - Cossington Meadows - Transport / meeting point to be confirmed.

    Come for a walk to discover our largest nature reserve in the Soar Valley with Conservation Officer, Chris Hill. Suitable for chidlren aged 5 - 12 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Please ...

  • Children's Wildlife Watch Group - We Love The Wiggly Ones!

    Sunday 10th May 2015 @ Rutland Water Wildlife Watch Group - Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    Get your spades out; we're searching for those squiggly, wiggly earthworms.  Make your own recycled wormeries for you to take home and put cores, skins and peelings in! Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 years old. Children under 8 ...

  • Charnwood Local Group Event - What's New In Bat Conservation

    Wednesday 13th May 2015 @ Charnwood Local Group - Woodhouse Eaves Village Hall

    Bats are a highly sophisticated group of animals that, because of their nocturnal habits, are difficult to study. However, modern technology is helping us to learn more about their ecology and how to help them. Jenny Harris has been a ...

  • Badger watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 15th May 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Wild Walk - Bats in Dimminsdale

    Friday 15th May 2015 @ Severn Trent Car Park

    Join David Maltby for an evening walk and learn about the resident bats of Dimminsdale nature reserve. Meet at Severn Trent car park for a brief talk about the bats that can be found in the area and then David ...

  • Open Your Ears Bat Night

    Saturday 16th May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    Get to grips with the variety of bats that make Rutland Water Nature Reserve home. Come along for a brief introductory talk followed by a bat walk using detectors. Booking essential at www.rutlandwater.org.uk or contact 01572 770651 or email [email protected]

  • Stone Carving Workshop

    Sunday 17th May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    The Workshop will entail a short demonstration by Lucy Cortese of Stone Carving Techniques. Lucy will then take you step by step through the creative process of making your plaque. You will produce a small Relief Carving with a design ...

  • Rutland Local Group - Guided Walk: Launde Big Wood Nature Reserve

    Sunday 17th May 2015 @ Launde Big Wood Nature Reserve

    Conservation Officer Andy Lear will lead this walk through this wonderful Trust woodland.  Park (carefully) and meet on the Launde/Loddington road SK 79524 03500.  Travel through Launde Park with the Abbey on the left and stop just after the hill ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 20th May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • North West Local Group Event - Oakthorpe and Hicks Lodge Guided Walk

    Thursday 21st May 2015 @ North West Local Group - Entrance to former Oakthorpe pit, Ashby Road, Donisthorpe

    Martin Vaughan leads us round the area to see some of the spots that fired his imagination and enthusiasm for wildlife photography. Meet at entrance to former Oakthorpe pit, Ashby Road, Donisthorpe, GR328143. Admission £2 refreshments included.   Contact David ...

  • Badger watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 22nd May 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Wildlife Gardening Workshop

    Saturday 23rd May 2015 @ The Old Mill, 9 Soar Lane, Leicester LE3 5DE

    Our in-house wildlife gardeners are running their first ever Grow Wild workshop on Saturday 23rd May. The afternoon session is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about helping wildlife in your garden or on your allotment. There'll be plenty ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 23rd May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 ...

  • Family Fun Drop in Day

    Sunday 24th May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    Drop in for a day of bug hunting and pond dipping followed by some craft activities! No need to book for this one, just call in on the day! Sessions start at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm £3 per ...

  • Wild Play - Children's Holiday Activity - Pond Dipping

    Tuesday 26th May 2015 @ Beacon Hill Country Park, nr Woodhouse Eaves

    Sessions are 11.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 2.30pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL Click here to book online.  £2.50 per child.  Car park fee £2.50 per car - pay on barrier, no change or ticket given. Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 years ...

  • Spring Explorers for 7 -14 year olds

    Wednesday 27th May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    Explore the nature reserve for signs of Spring, go bug hinting and pond dipping! This day is a creepy crawly, bug-elicious delight! £30 per child Booking essential at www.rutlandwater.org.uk, contact 01572 770651 or email [email protected]

  • Humberstone Local Group Event - Birds of Willoughby Waterleys

    Wednesday 27th May 2015 @ Humberstone Local Group - Nether Hall Neighbourhood Centre

    Noel Morgan presents a DVD that began as a family project and became a professional production. Admission £2, refreshments included. Contact Alison Gardner on 0116 241 3598.

  • Spring Wader Workshop

    Thursday 28th May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    An introductory session of slides will be followed by afternoon and evening visits to the hides on the Egleton reserve to check out breeding waders and those on passage further north. Bring a packed tea. £10 pp. There is a ...

  • Badger watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 29th May 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserves

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Evening Photographic Walk at the Lyndon Nature Reserve

    Saturday 30th May 2015 @ Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    This 3hr guided photo walk will take you onto the Lyndon reserve so you can take pictures of a variety of subjects on a summer evening. After an introduction in the Visitors centre, the walk will take you through the ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Saturday 30th May 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

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  • Evening Walk with Tim Mackrill - Head of the Osprey Project

    Wednesday 3rd June 2015 @ Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    Join Tim Mackrill, Senior Reserve Officer (Projects), head of the Osprey Project and author of The Rutland Water Ospreys for an evening walk at the Lyndon Nature Reserve.  Meeting at the Lyndon Visitor Centre, Tim will take you for a relaxing stroll ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 5th June 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Birdwatching Walk with a Warden

    Saturday 6th June 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    Take a walk around the Egleton reserve and learn all about the birds we have here, the work we are doing, and anything else we bump in to along the way! The staff members that will take you around have ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 6th June 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 6th June 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Guided Summer Walk

    Sunday 7th June 2015 @ Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    This is the perfect opportunity for those who love nature to learn a little bit more, see something special and enjoy a nice relaxing morning in the outdoors. Our expert staff will guide you, starting from the visitor centre, through the ...

  • Children's Wildlife Watch Group - Dens and Furniture

    Sunday 7th June 2015 @ Braunstone Wildlife Watch Group -Braunstone Civic Centre

    Create your own den and some camp furniture with wood collected in March. Suitable for children 5-12 years old. All Children must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL -  Call The Civic Centre on 0116 2899270. Please book by ...

  • North West Local Group Event - Cloud Wood Nature Reserve: Bird Song and Spring Flowers

    Sunday 7th June 2015 @ Cloud Wood Nature Reserve

    Join us on this visit to this woodland nature reserve, ‘botanically the most diverse reserve in the East Midlands’ to enjoy bird song and spring flowers.  Meet in the lay-by, GR 419 215. Admission £2, refreshments included. Contact David Maltby ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Wednesday 10th June 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 12th June 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Dawn Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 13th June 2015 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water

    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 ...

  • Willow Bird Sculptures

    Saturday 13th June 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    During this day session we will create a willow bird sculpture. Cost £50 pp including lunch and all materials. Booking essential at www.rutlandwater.org.uk.  Contact 01572 770651 or email [email protected]  

  • Children's Wildlife Watch Group - Make A Splash

    Saturday 13th June 2015 @ Brocks Hill Wildlife Watch Group - Aylestone Meadows Nature Reserve - meeting point to be confirmed.

    A walk in Aylestone Meadows and a paddle at Pebble Beach plus hunt the ladybird and lots of other creepy crawlies.  Suitable for children aged 5-12 years old. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL ...

  • Charnwood Local Group Event - Open Day: Long Close Gardens, Woodhouse Eaves

    Saturday 13th June 2015 @ Long Close Gardens, Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves, LE12 8RZ

    This is a garden of exotic trees, luxuriant rhododendrons, huge magnolias, terraced lawns, lily ponds, herbaceous borders – and two unimproved wildlife meadows with orchids and wild flowers. Gardening Which readers voted this as one of their favourite National Garden ...

  • Oadby and Wigston Local Group Event - Visit to Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

    Saturday 13th June 2015 @ Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

    This Warwickshire Wildlife Trust SSSI is situated adjacent to the River Avon near the village of Brandon a few miles east of Coventry. The reserve contains large areas of pools, reed beds, grassland and woodland. Tea room and shop. Show ...

  • Evening Photographic Walk at Lyndon Nature Reserve

    Saturday 13th June 2015 @ Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    This 3hr guided photo walk with expert and tutor Pete Murray will take you on to the Lyndon reserve so you can photograph a variety of subjects and make the most of a summer evening in this beautiful setting. After ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water Nature Reserve

    Saturday 13th June 2015 @ Egleton car park, Rutland Water LE15 8BT

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Wild Flower Identification Training at Aylestone Meadows

    Tuesday 16th June 2015 @ Aylestone Meadows, Meet at the Packhorse Bridge Car Park, Marsden Lane

    Aylestone Meadows is Leicester's largest Nature Reserve with a wide range of wildlife habitats.  The walk will visit a particularly species-rich floodplain meadow to look at the plants that characterise this rare habitat and make it so special. £8 per ...

  • Guided Summer Walk

    Wednesday 17th June 2015 @ Lyndon Nature Reserve, LE15 8RN

    This is the perfect opportunity for those who love nature to learn a little bit more, see something special and enjoy a nice relaxing morning in the outdoors. Our expert staff will guide you, starting from the visitor centre, through the ...

  • North West Local Group Event - Visit to Swannington Gorse Field Reserve and Dig

    Friday 19th June 2015 @ Swannington Gorse Field

    Visit Swannington Gorse Field reserve and dig.  See the horse ginn, smock mill and Gorse Field Reserve. Meet at 7.00pm at the entrance to the reserve on St Georges Hill, Swannington LE67 8JW.  GR 172 413.  Contact David Maltby on ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 19th June 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 20th June 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 20th June 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    Join our Trainee Reserve Officers for an evening of badger watching from our Badger Hide at Egleton! The hide is situated near the badger set and you can enjoy fantastic views as our resident family come over on their evening ...

  • Wild Walk - Wild Flowers and Butterflies of Ketton Quarry

    Sunday 21st June 2015 @ Ketton Quarry, meet at Pit Lane car park. PE9 3SZ.

    The mixture of grassland, woodland and scrub at Ketton Quarry forms an exceptional habitat for a wide variety of animals and plants. Jenny Harris, Senior Conservation Officer, responsible for the reserve will be available to show you around this Site ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 26th June 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Wild Rutland Day

    Saturday 27th June 2015 @ Rutland Water Nature Reserve Egleton

    Recent winner of ‘Britain’s Favourite Nature Reserve’ in the Landlove awards, Rutland Water Nature Reserve is an internationally famous area managed by the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust in partnership with Anglian Water and provides one of the most important ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 27th June 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 27th June 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    Join our Trainee Reserve Officers for an evening of badger watching from our Badger Hide at Egleton! The hide is situated near the badger set and you can enjoy fantastic views as our resident family come over on their evening ...

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  • Evening Walk with Tim Mackrill - Head of the Osprey Project

    Wednesday 1st July 2015 @ Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    Join Tim Mackrill, Senior Reserve Officer (Projects), head of the Osprey Project and author of The Rutland Water Ospreys for an evening walk at the Lyndon Nature Reserve.  Meeting at the Lyndon Visitor Centre, Tim will take you for a relaxing stroll ...

  • North West Group Event - Ashby Canal Walk

    Friday 3rd July 2015 @ The Globe, Snarestone

    Ashby Canal walk to view the established Ashby Canal SSSI and associated new nature reserve. Contact David Maltby on 01530 222934 or Jim Footitt on 01530 262389.

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 3rd July 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 4th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 4th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Wild Walk - Butterflies and Dragonflies of Kelham Bridge

    Sunday 5th July 2015 @ Kelham Bridge

    It's National Dragonfly Week and Kelham Bridge is the ideal place to spot dragonflies and butterflies.  The nature reserve has a mosaic of habitats; reedbeds, meadowland and open water and 16 species of dragonfly and 19 species of butterfly have ...

  • Children's Wildlife Watch Event - Visit to Aylestone Meadows

    Sunday 5th July 2015 @ Braunstone Town Civic Centre, Braunstone

    Come for a walk of discovery around this city nature reserve. Suitable for children 5-12 years old. All Children must be accompanied by an adult. BOOKING ESSENTIAL -  Call The Civic Centre on 0116 2899270. Please book by the Monday ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 8th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 10th July 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Wild Walk -Bats and Glow-worms at Charnwood Lodge

    Friday 10th July 2015 @ Charnwood Lodge

    Charnwood Lodge is an important nature reserve for pipestrelle and the rare Natterer's bats.  Meet Jenny at the 'Bomb' rocks for an introductory talk about the bats and their habitats and then walk down to the stables to watch the ...

  • Introduction to Natural History Photography

    Saturday 11th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    This beginner’s course will show you how to take better  pictures and develop a photographic eye for of a range of natural history subjects, on a day in the Egleton Reserve. In each session we show you how to set ...

  • Children's Wildlife Watch Event - Beautiful Butterflies

    Saturday 11th July 2015 @ Brocks Hill Country Park Visitor Centre, Oadby

    Come and find out more about these beautiful insects and learn how to identify the most common species. Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 year olds. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.  BOOKING ESSENTIAL - ...

  • Wild Play - Children's Holiday Activity - Minibeast Hunting

    Tuesday 14th July 2015 @ Burbage Common, Hinckley

    Sessions are 11.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 2.30pm. Suitable for children aged 5 - 12 years old. All children must be accompanied throughout the activity. Booking essential - call HBBC on 01455 255829  £2.50 per child. These activities are ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 15th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 15th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 17th July 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Dawn Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 18th July 2015 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water

    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 ...

  • Close Up Photography - Insects and other Invertebrates

    Sunday 19th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    This course will show you how to take close up photographs of insects and invertebrates.   Meet at the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Rutland Water, Egleton, LE15 8BT. 10am-4pm. £55 per person.  Booking is essential either online at www.rutlandwater.org.uk or ...

  • North West Local Group Event - Visit to Cloud Wood

    Sunday 19th July 2015 @ Cloud Wood Nature Reserve

    Why not visit Cloud Wood - "botanically the most diverse reserve in the East Midlands" and search for butterflies. Meet at 10.30 in the reserve layby at G.R. 419215 Contact David Maltby on 01530 222934 or Jim Footitt on 01530 ...

  • Guided summer Walk

    Wednesday 22nd July 2015 @ Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    This is the perfect opportunity for those who love nature to learn a little bit more, see something special and enjoy a nice relaxing morning in the outdoors. Our expert staff will guide you, starting from the visitor centre, through the ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 24th July 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 25th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 25th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 29th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 29th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Badger Watches at Rutland Water

    Thursday 30th July 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 31st July 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

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  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 1st August 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 August 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Osprey Family Fun Day

    Tuesday 4th August 2015 @ Lyndon Visitor Centre, Rutland Water, Manton LE15 8RN

    Stuck for what to do with the kids in the holidays? Come down for a day full of games, activities, crafts and guided walks for children and families! Join in the treasure hunt through the reserve and see if you can ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 5th August 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 5th August 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton

    We have a series of Badger Watches coming up throughout the year here at the nature reserve.  During the evening you may enjoy excellent views of our resident badger family as well as other nocturnal residents of the nature reserve. ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 7th August 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 8th August 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Wednesday 12th August 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 14th August 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Dawn Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 15th August 2015 @ Whitwell Harbour, Rutland Water

    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 Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 21st August 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Badger Watches at Holwell Nature Reserves

    Friday 28th August 2015 @ Holwell Nature Reserve

    Enjoy an evening watching the badgers at Holwell nature reserve. Meet at Brown's Hill Quarry entrance. Booking essential. Contact George Kerr 01664 823 665 or email [email protected] to book your place. £4 donation (£10 for two adults/two children) towards the badgers’ ...

  • Afternoon Osprey Cruise

    Saturday 29th August 2015 @ Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Egleton LE15 8BT

    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 ...