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Herefordshire Wildlife Trust & New Leaf CIC Notice

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST

Listed below are events of local interest being organised by Herefordshire Wildlife Trust in June, July and August.

For the full list of Herefordshire Wildlife Trustís events please go to their Website at
http://www.herefordshirewt.org/


JUNE EVENTS


30 Days Wild Events

Look out for Herefordshire Wildlife Trustís 30 Days Wild events and get involved with nature in some small, or large, way every day throughout June by carrying out ĎRandom Acts of Wildnessí.

Visit
http://www.mywildlife.org.uk/30dayswild/ for further information about the Wildlife Trustsí annual campaign.


Wildlife Watch Club: 30 Days Wild Challenge at Queenswood (Part of 30 Days Wild)

Sunday 3 June 12.30pm-2.30pm

This will be a special Family Wildlife Watch Club dedicated to encouraging parents, carers, grandparents and siblings to take on the challenge of 30 Days Wild! Can you do something wild every day this month?! Weíll get you startedÖÖ

Venue: Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, Leominster, HR6 0PY.

Cost: £2 per child.

Booking: Book your place online at http://www.herefordshirewt.org/ or call 01432-356872


Bodenham Lake Open Day (Part of 30 Days Wild)

Saturday 9 June 11.00am-2.00pm

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust is hosting an Open Day at its Bodenham Lake Nature Reserve, offering guided walks, orchard tours and lake play activities for children. To see the poster with details of all the events during the day please click here.

Venue: Bodenham Lake Nature Reserve, Bodenham, HR1 3JT.

Cost: Free.

Booking: Details about booking information and timings will be available shortly on the website at http://www.herefordshirewt.org/ or call 01432-356872.

Please note: Dogs must be on leads at all times and no dogs will be allowed on the guided walks as the route will go into the restricted area of the Lake.


Dragonfly Identification Workshop (Part of 30 Days Wild)


Monday 11 June 10am-12.30pm

Workshop run by Peter Garner at Bodenham Lake.

Venue: Bodenham Lake Nature Reserve, Bodenham, HR1 3JT.

Cost: Free.

Booking: Places are limited so please book online at http://www.herefordshirewt.org/ or call 01432-356872.

This event is part of Herefordshire Wildlife Trustís Lugg Wetland Gem Project which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.


The Big Wild Weekend (Part of 30 Days Wild)

FREE events running as part of our BIG WILD WEEKEND of events though, if you would like to make a small donation towards our work, that would be most welcome.

Booking Essential: To view full details and book your places online, visit http://www.herefordshirewt.org/ or call 01432-356872.

Saturday 16 June

Guided Walk: Birds at Bodenham Lake nature reserve 7.00am-9.00am
Guided Walk: Hampton Meadow nature reserve & Museum Orchard 10.00am-1.00pm
Guided Walk: The Doward nature reserves 10.00am-1.00pm
Guided Walk: The Woolhope Dome 10.00am-3.00pm

Sunday 17 June

Guided Walk: Birches Farm 10.00am-12.00pm
Guided Walk: The Parks nature reserve 10.00am
Guided Walk: Holywell Dingle Nature Reserve 2.00pm-4.00pm


Nature Tots

Tuesdays 5, 12, 19 and 26 June 1.00pm-2.30pm

This group for children and families meets every Tuesday during term time, running outdoor, child led play and adventures for under 5ís.

Venue: Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, nr Leominster, HR1 3JT. Meet outside the Visitor Centre.

Cost: £6 for the first child (includes parking) and £4 for additional children. You will be issued a car parking pass by your session leader on arrival. If you wish to block book for 6 weeks (10% discount) please contact Katrina Preston directly on 01432-530088 or by email to k.preston@herefordshirewt.co.uk

Booking: Book your place online at http://www.queenswoodandbodenhamlake.org/whats-on


Talk: Reptiles and amphibians in Herefordshire

Wednesday 6 June 7.00pm-9.00pm

Talk by Nigel Hand from Central Ecology and national expert on reptiles and amphibians for the Marden branch of the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust.

Venue: Marden Community Centre, Marden HR1 3DT.

Cost: £2 members, £3 non-members.

Booking: Not required.


Hellens Garden Festival

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June 10.00am-5.00pm

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust is thrilled to be partnering the Hellens Garden Festival again this year, helping people to enjoy and connect to nature and promoting this yearís theme of ĎWater Ė The Life Forceí this year.

Teaming up with Herefordshireís amphibians and reptiles conservation organisation HART on the Saturday, Trust staff and volunteers will be chatting about its new Heritage Lottery funded project Lugg Wetland Gem as well as about its work maintaining nature reserves around the county and its activities for families at Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum. Lugg Wetland Gem is a two year Herefordshire Lottery funded project which will seek to transform Bodenham Lake nature reserve into a wildlife haven with new visitor facilities for wildlife watchers of all ages.

The Trustís WildPlay team will be at the festival on Sunday, running water and wildlife themed crafts and activities for children aged 2 to 12 years, but all are welcome.

Venue: Hellens, Much Marcle, Ledbury. Herefordshire HR8 2LY.



JULY EVENTS



Wildlife Watch Club: Pollinators

Sunday 1 July 12.30pm-2.30pm

Join Wildlife Watch members and buzz around the woods to discover the different sorts of pollinators, learn why they are so important and discover what we can do to help them. Wildlife Watch is Herefordshire Wildlife Trustís monthly club for young naturalists aged 7 to 14 years which meets on the first Sunday of each month at either Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum or Bodenham Lake Nature Reserve.

Venue: Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, nr Leominster, HR6 0PY.

Cost: £2 per child.

Booking: Book your place online at http://www.herefordshirewt.org/ or call 01432-356872.


Nature Tots

Tuesday 3, 10 and 17 July 1.00pm-2.30pm

This group for children and families meets every Tuesday during term time, running outdoor, child led play and adventures for under 5ís.

Venue: Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, nr Leominster, HR1 3JT. Meet outside the Visitor Centre.

Cost: £6 for the first child (includes parking) and £4 for additional children. You will be issued a car parking pass by your session leader on arrival. If you wish to block book for 6 weeks (10% discount) please contact Katrina Preston directly on 01432-530088 or by email to k.preston@herefordshirewt.co.uk

Booking: Book your place online at http://www.queenswoodandbodenhamlake.org/whats-on.


Moth trapping

Monday 9 July 9.00am-11.00am

Experience the wonder of moths as local moth expert, Robin Hemming opens his moth traps. June and July are the best time of the year to see the large diversity of moth species and numbers of individuals, including the hawkmoth.

Venue: Bodenham Lake Nature Reserve, Bodenham, HR1 3JT.

Cost: Free.

Booking: Book your place online at http://www.herefordshirewt.org/ or call 01432-356872.

This event is part of Herefordshire Wildlife Trustís Lugg Wetland Gem Project which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.


Adventure Club

Tuesday 24, 31 July 9.00am-4.00pm or 10.00am-3.00pm

Wild spring activities including fire lighting, camp fire cooking, woodcraft, seasonal crafts, wildlife spotting and games. Suitable for children aged 7 to 14 years.

Venue: Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0PY.

Cost: £21 (9.00am-4.00pm session), £15 (10.00am-3.00pm session).

Booking: Book your place online at http://www.queenswoodandbodenhamlake.org/whats-on.


Get Crafty

Wednesday 25 July 1.30pm-3.30pm

Drop in WildPlay session for families and children aged 2 to 12 years at Queenswood during half term and make seasonal nature based crafts. There will be sensory, free play activities for the under 2ís. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Venue: Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0PY. Meet in the picnic area behind the Visitor Centre.

Cost: £2 per child, children under 2 years free.

Booking: Not required.


AUGUST EVENTS



Get Crafty

Wednesday 1, 8, 15 and 22 August 1.30pm-3.30pm

Drop in WildPlay session for families and children aged 2 to 12 years at Queenswood during half term and make seasonal nature based crafts. There will be sensory, free play activities for the under 2ís. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Venue: Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0PY. Meet in the picnic area behind the Visitor Centre.

Cost: £2 per child, children under 2 years free.

Booking: Not required.


Wildlife Watch Club: Survival Skills and Campfire Cooking

Sunday 5 August 12.30pm-2.30pm

Members of Wildlife Watch will learn about all those essential skills that will enable them to survive in the wild such as using tools, building shelters, lighting fires and discovering what wild plants can be foraged and cooked over the camp fire! Wildlife Watch is Herefordshire Wildlife Trustís monthly club for young naturalists aged 7 to 14 years which meets on the first Sunday of each month at either Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum or Bodenham Lake Nature Reserve.

Venue: Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0PY.

Cost: £2 per child.

Booking: Book your place online at http://www.herefordshirewt.org/ or call 01432-356872.


Adventure Club

Tuesday 7, 14, 21 August 9.00am-4.00pm or 10.00am-3.00pm

Wild spring activities including fire lighting, camp fire cooking, woodcraft, seasonal crafts, wildlife spotting and games. Suitable for children aged 7 to 14 years.

Venue: Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0PY.

Cost: £21 (9am-4pm session), £15 (10am-3pm session).

Booking: Book your place online at http://www.queenswoodandbodenhamlake.org/whats-on.


The Gruffalo Summer Festival

Sunday 12 August 10.00am-3.00pm

Family Day with Gruffalo themed activities, crafts and play at Queenswood Country Park. Park and ride coaches will be available from Wyevale Garden Centre in Wellington.

Venue: Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0PY.

Cost: Activities individually priced. Pay and display parking or park and ride from Wellington for £4.

Booking: No booking required.


Lake Play at Bodenham Lake

Friday 17, 24 August 1.30pm-3.30pm

Learn about the creatures that live above and below the water at Bodenham Lake and take part in lake inspired crafts, water play and games. Suitable for children aged 3 to 13 years, all children to be accompanied by an adult. Bring a picnic and relax by the lake!

Venue: Bodenham Lake Nature Reserve, Bodenham, HR1 3JT.

Cost: This event is free but please book in advance.

Booking: Book your place online at http://www.herefordshirewt.org/ or call 01432-356872.

This event is part of Herefordshire Wildlife Trustís Lugg Wetland Gem Project which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund


Date: 03/05/2018

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