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Narrow-headed ant

Long Ears and Narrow Heads

Location: Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS Date: 23rd February 2020 Time: Narrow-headed Ant Workshop 10.30am - 12.30pm Grey Long-eared Bat Workshop 1.30pm - 3.30pm A pair of free, informal workshops run by poet Ella Frears and artist Ben Sanderson, who have been working with conservation organisation Back from the Brink to...

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Poetry & Drawing with Back from the Brink

Location: Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG Date: 18th January 2020 Time: 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm Join Back from the Brink, poet Ella Frears and artist Ben Sanderson at the Eden project for an informal, creative, drop-in workshop, learning about the fascinating Grey Long-Eared Bat, the rare Narrow Headed Ant, the beautiful Lesser Butterfly Orchid and...

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Learn How to Save the Narrow-headed Ant from Extinction!

Location: Methodist Church Hall, Fore Street, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AD Date: 17th March 2020 Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm Join one of Back from the Brink's Project Officers and the Devon Wildlife Trust for an evening talk to learn about the management of the Narrow-headed Ant on Chudleigh Knighton Heath. It's a great opportunity to...

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11th hour for the Narrow-headed Ant?

Location: Chudleigh Knighton Heath, main entrance roughly opposite B3344 rod to Chudleigh Knighton village centre (grid ref: SX 83976 76877) Date: 6th October 2019 Time: 11am - 12pm   Join our Narrow-headed Ant project officer Stephen Carroll for a heathy hour meeting the rare Narrow-headed Ant and hearing about efforts to safeguard it's future against...

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On the trail of the lonesome Ant!

Location: See below Date: 13th of July Time: 10.40am – 12.45pm Chudleigh Knighton Heath nature reserve, 1.5 miles east of Bovey Tracey, South Devon TQ13 0EY. Meet the rare Narrow-headed Ant at its last remaining site in the country, and find out about the local project to bring it back from the brink of extinction....

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Brilli-Ant Creatures!

Location: Bovey Heathfield nature reserve compartment 2, off King Charles Business Park, Old Newton Road, Heathfield, South Devon Date: 30th Jan Time: 10.30am – 4pm   Meet some new friends through helping create and restore habitats for the rare Narrow-headed Ant and other special heathland wildlife! No experience needed – tools, tuition and tea provided!...

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Exsecta at Xmas

Location: Bovey Heathfield nature reserve compartment 2,Near Bovey Tracey, south Devon, SX 8245 7682 Date: 12th December 2018 Time: 10.30am - 4pm all welcome to stay as long or as little as like. Seasonally good willed practical habitat creation for the rare Narrow-headed ant, with the south Devon volunteers. Please wear suitable clothes and footwear and bring a...

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Healthy Antitude

Location:  Teigngrace Meadow, near south Bovey Tracey, Devon, SX 8404 7588 or meeting point on Teigngrace Lane SX 8384 7581 Date: 21st November 2018 Time: 10.30am - 4pm all welcome to stay as long or as little as like. A wild work out helping create habitats at the same time for the rare Narrow-headed ant, with the...

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Gorsebusters

Location:  Teigngrace Meadow, near south Bovey Tracey, Devon, SX 8404 7588 or meeting point on Teigngrace Lane SX 8384 7581 Date: 17th October 2018 Time: 10.30am - 4pm all welcome to stay as long or as little as like. There’s something prickly in the neighbourhood – who’re we gonna call? Habitat management practical task removing...

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Heart and head

10.30am – 4pm Heathfield, nr Bovey Tracey, South Devon Ants need love too. Give wildlife some TLC as we create and maintain habitats for the rare Narrow-headed ant, the ant with a heart-shaped head. Part of the Back from the Brink project, in partnership with Devon Wildlife Trust. No special skills needed: tools and tuition...

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