Get out and about this spring and summer and explore the wildlife and wild places of Leicestershire and Rutland by joining one of our Wild Walks and other events and activities.
Places are limited so booking is essential. Contact the Trust office on 0116 262 9968 or book online using the links below.
Details of the next few events are as follows:
Bats in Dimminsdale on Friday 15th May at 8pm
Join David Maltby for an evening of bat watching and learn about the resident bats on this beautiful nature reserve. Book online here.
Wildlife Gardening Workshop in Leicester on Saturday 23rd May at 1.30pm
Our in-house wildlife gardeners are running their first ever Grow Wild workshop providing a fantastic opportunity to find out more about helping wildlife in your garden or on your allotment. There'll be plenty of time to ask questions, and some hands-on practical activities such as building homes for insects, learning how to sow and maintain a wildflower patch or creating a bog garden. Book online here.
Wild Flower Identification at Aylestone Meadows on Tuesday 16th June at 6.30pm
Aylestone Meadows is the City of 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. Book online here.
Wild Flowers and Butterflies of Ketton Quarry on Sunday 21st June at 2.30pm
The mixture of grassland, woodland and scrub habitats at Ketton Quarry forms an exceptional nature reserve for a wide variety of animals and plants. Jenny Harris, Conservation Officer, responsible for the reserve will to show you around this Site of Special Scientific Interest and help you to identify the wild flowers and butterflies that abound. Book online here.