The winter season for the Trust’s seven local groups is in full swing, offering a wide range of wildlife based subjects at their monthly indoor meetings. So, if you are tired of sitting at home, why not give one of their meetings a try?
A varied programme of meetings should provide something of interest to people of all ages and you do not need to be a member of the Trust to join in.
On offer over the next few weeks will be:
A talk by bee expert Graham Law.
Oadby & Wigston Local Group on Friday 31 January, 7.30pm
OUT AND ABOUT
With Local Group members Peter Dawson and Roy Cleaver
Melton Local Group on Monday 10 February, 7.30pm
THE OKOVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA AND ZAMBIA
Travel by boat down river through this wildlife paradise with Gianpiero Ferrari and enjoy his superb wildlife and landscape photography.
Charnwood Local Group on Wednesday 12 February, 7.30pm
AGM followed by WOODPECKERS
Official business will be followed by an illustrated talk by local naturalist Phil Rudkin.
Rutland Local Group on Monday 17 February, 7.30pm
MIDDLETON LAKES NATURE RESERVE
Chris Edwards from the RSPB will give an illustrated talk about this exciting new nature reserve near the Leicestershire / Warwickshire border.
Great Bowden Local Group on Wednesday 19 February, 7.30pm
OSPREYS OF RUTLAND WATER
Tim Mackrill, the Trust’s osprey expert, will describe their current status and look forward to what the future holds for these magnificent fish eating hawks.
North West Local Group on Friday 21 February, 7.30pm
SAVING THE STEPPES - HERDERS AND CONSERVATION IN MONGOLIA
Kate Moore will talk about her experience of living on the steppes and the life of the nomadic herders, with their deep connection to the natural world.
Humberstone Local Group on Friday 28 February, 7.30pm
At Rutland Water Nature Reserve there are a variety of different courses and activites over the next few weeks including:
For further details and plus advance warning of other forthcoming events see the events section of this website.
Photograph: Local Group indoor meeting (LRWT)