Events

Damselfly Identification Course

Date: 25th June 2022
Location: Cricklade Jenner Hall and North Meadow NNR

This course is aimed at all those with a desire to learn how to identify these stunning insects. Led by Sue Rees Evans the Shropshire County recorder for Dragonflies and Damselflies who is an enthusiastic trainer with many years experience.

Course Details

Cost: £25

Moths and Butterflies Course (Two-day non-residential)

Date: 11th June 2022
Location: Cricklade Jenner Hall (site visits to North Meadow NNR, Edge Common NNR and Daneway Banks NR)

An exciting Moth and Butterfly course suitable for both beginners and those with previous experience. Tutored by David Brown a leading specialist on this subject and the County Recorder for Warwickshire. David runs many courses for the Field Studies Council, Warwickshire and Birmingham Universities.

Course Details

Cost: £50

Bumblebee Identification Course

Date: 14th May 2022
Location: Cricklade Jenner Hall and North Meadow NNR

Richard Comont from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust will introduce the ecology of bumblebees and lead a workshop to identify the commoner species.  This course is for beginners who would like to learn more about these charismatic insects.

Course Details

Cost: £25

Moths and Butterflies Course

Date: 11th September 2021
Location: Thames Hall Cricklade

A one day course with David Brown Warwickshire County recorder for larger moths who runs many courses on Lepidoptera throughout the UK.

Course Details

Cost: £25

Practical Scything and Meadow Management Course

Date: 10th July 2021
Location: North Meadow NNR

For anyone who wishes to acquire the basic skill of scything for the management of their own grassland or reserve. Tutored by Richard Brown who is a founding member and Chair of the Scything Association of Britain and Ireland.

Course Details

Cost: £60

Practical Scything and Meadow Management Course

Date: 27th June 2020
Location: North Meadow
Scything on North Meadow

For anyone who wishes to acquire the basic skill of scything for the management of their own grassland or reserve. Tutored by Richard Brown who is a founding member and Chair of the Scything Association of Britain and Ireland.

COVID-19 UPDATE – Due to Government advice on social distancing we have cancelled our 3 courses planned for 2020. This course will now run in 2021.

Course Details

Cost: £60

Lowland Hay Meadows Plant Identification Course

Date: 12th June 2020
Location: Cricklade Thames Hall and North Meadow NNR
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Find out more about the beautiful plants that grow on North Meadow. Tutored by David Gowing who has carried out research on North Meadow for 25 years. David is the Professor of Botany at the Open University. This course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn more about lowland hay meadows and develop their plant identification skills.

COVID-19 UPDATE – Due to Government advice on social distancing we have cancelled our 3 courses planned for 2020. This course will now run in 2021.

Course Details

Cost: £25

Moths and Butterflies Course (Two-day non-residential)

Start date: 6th June 2020
End date: 7th June 2020
Location: Cricklade Thames Hall (site visits to North Meadow NNR, Edge Common NNR and Daneway Banks NR)
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An exciting Moth and Butterfly course suitable for both beginners and those with previous experience. Tutored by David Brown a leading specialist on this subject and the County Recorder for Warwickshire. David runs many courses for the Field Studies Council, Warwickshire and Birmingham Universities.

COVID-19 UPDATE – Due to Government advice on social distancing we have cancelled our 3 courses planned for 2020. This course will now run in 2021.

Course Details

Cost: £50

Beating the Bounds

Date: 17th May 2020
Location: Cancelled
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The Beating the Bounds walk on Sunday 17th May has been cancelled.

VE Day 75th Anniversary

Date: 8th May 2020
Location: Cancelled
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Sadly the commemoration event VE75 planned for Friday 8th May has been cancelled.

 

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