Wildlife Weekend

We love the countryside and know that you do too. Come along to this free event to find out how farming affects wildlife in the countryside and pick up some tips on how you can help wildlife at home too.

We’ll have pond dipping and bug hunting sessions and a wildlife trail for you to follow.

The Butterfly Brothers will be leading free wildlife walks around the farm on both days. They’ll explain what makes good habitat for wildlife, show you signs of spring flowers and any identify any wild creatures that happen to be passing. They will also be happy to answer your questions.

James from Froglife will be running a free family wildlife workshop in the afternoon on Sunday 4th. Get your ticket for this from reception on arrival as there are a limited number of spaces. The workshop will cover:

  • An introduction to wildlife friendly gardening
  • Group tasks to get you thinking about the steps you can take to improve your allotment for wildlife
  • The opportunity to learn some basic identification and surveying techniques for amphibians and reptiles
  • A take-home pack with handy leaflets and information designed to help you take simple steps to improve your plot for wildlife at home
  • Practical pond dipping

The RSPB will be doing a free talk on Sunday 4th and be available to chat about birds throughout the day.

 

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