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Events for 1st Aug 2014 - 31st Aug 2014

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Minibeasting

Date: 7th August 2014

Location: Risley Moss Local Nature Reserve

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Cost: Free

A chance to explore the secret world of minibeasts which are found in our meadows, woods and mosses.

Places are limited so please book in advance on 01925 824339

Meet at the Rangers’ Office, off Ordnance Avenue , Birchwood , WA3 6QX

Damsels and Dragons

Date: 10th August 2014

Location: Risley Moss Local Nature Reserve

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Cost: Free

Join us as we look for some of the 17 species of dragonflies and damselflies recorded here at Risley Moss.

There's also the chance to identify some butterflies in the woodland and out on the mossland.

Places are limited so please book in advance on 01925 824339

Meet at the Rangers’ Office, off Ordnance Avenue, Birchwood, WA3 6QX

Recycled Rockets

Date: 12th August 2014

Location: Birchwood Forest Park

Time: 13:30 - 15:30

Cost: Free

Ground control to Major Tom; Commencing countdown, engines on.

A fun-filled afternoon as we show you how to make powerful rockets from those fizzy drink bottles we normally throw away. 

Please book in advance on 01925 824239. Parental supervision required.

Meet at the Ranger Centre off Moss Gate, Birchwood, WA3 6QX

Zoo Discovery Day

Date: 12th August 2014

Location: Walton Hall and Gardens

Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Cost: £0

A guided tour of the children’s zoo to discover how animals use their senses. The tour will conclude in the visitor centre where children can make an animal themed gift to take home with them.

Please note parental supervision is required and as places are limited please book in advance on 01925 601617 (option 2). Also note, due to health & safety reasons this event is only open to children aged 5 and above.

Bats for Beginners

Date: 13th August 2014

Location: Walton Hall and Gardens

Time: 20:30 - 22:30

Cost: £0

Join us on this beginner’s insight into bat life in the local area. Feel free to bring a torch.

Please note as places are limited please book in advance on 01925 601617 (option 2). Also, please wear suitable footwear and clothing.

Meet at the car park, Walton Hall and Gardens

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