Rushcliffe Country Park
Mere Way, Ruddington NG11 6JS
Are you 8 to 13 years old? Interested in nature exploration and discovery, games and practical activities with other young people?
Then go and join in the fun!
Rushcliffe Country Park Wildlife Watch Group usually get together on the 2nd Saturday of every month, from 11.00am to 1.00pm, whatever the weather. Please meet up at the Education Room in Rushcliffe Country Park.
Sat 13th Jan – ‘Wildlife CSI’.
Fancy yourself as a nature detective? Come and find out ‘Who did it!’ Be on the right side of the track.
Sat 10th Feb – ‘Winter’s Water Birds’.
See who’s making a splash this winter in the country park. Hail a heron, call a coot or spy on a swan.
Sat 10th Mar – ‘Myths and Monsters’.
Establish who has the wildest tales in the woods. Can you wander with wizards or tickle a troll?
Sat 14th Apr – ‘Spring has at last Sprung’
An opportunity to investigate the nesting birds, what’s the buzz with bees, what’s bugging the insects, which plants are poking their heads up, & much more.
Sat 12th May – ‘The Urban Worm is Coming’
Go wild for worms! A fascinating journey to the centre of the earth is promised. Find out how you can become an official environmental hero and get worm composting.
Sat 9th June – ‘Dipping Delight’
See what is lurking below the surface in the park’s ponds. Come face to face with scary monsters. (Part of “30 Days Wild in June”)
Sat 14th July – ‘Bush Craft Bash’
Learn how to be a budding Bear Grylls. Build a shelter, cook a Marsh Mallow or just have fun in the woods!
August – Look out for details of Special Summer Events >>HERE<<
Sat 8th September – ‘Beetle Drive’
Help out on a beetle discovery tour led by expert Dr Chris Terrell-Nield.
Sat 13th October – ‘An Apple A Day’
Check out the Bramley connection – press an apple, add a taste of honey and come up with something special.
Sat 10th November – ‘A Day in the life of an Oak Tree’
It’s a place that’s a habitat for thousands. Get back to nature and find out what the lives of our trees are really like.
Sat 8th December – ‘End of Year Wildlife Hootenanny’
Say hello and goodbye to the new and old year. Play games, eat snacks, make bird feeders, twist and shout!
Members and non-members are welcome. Under-8’s must be accompanied by an adult.
Please go dressed for the weather!