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Improve Your Wildflower Identification Skills in Fineshade Woods

Location: Fineshade Woods, meeting in the courtyard of Top Lodge, Fineshade, Grid Ref. SP981983 Postcode NN17 3BB Date: Wednesday 8th July 2020 Time: 10am - 1pm   Join our Roots of Rockingham team and Plantlife's Tim Pankhurst to improve your wildflower identification skills in Fineshade Wood. The woodland rides of Fineshade have had extensive widening...

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Guided Woodland Wildflower Walk in Wakerly Woods

Location: Wakerley Great Wood, East Northamptonshire Sat Nav Postcode: NN17 3BA OS Grid Ref SP 961987 Date: Tuesday 7th July 2020 Time: 10am - 12pm   Join our Roots of Rockingham team and Plantlife's Tim Pankhurst in Wakerly Woods for a guided walk around woodland rides and glades to discover the special flora that grows...

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Woodland Plants in Porcelain – Pottery Workshops with Kathryn Parsons

Location: Ring Haw Field Station, Sulehay Road, 0.5 miles west of Yarwell Village, PE8 6PAOS Map Reference TL 054 980 Date: Saturday 6th June 2020 Time: Morning Workshop 9:30-12:30amAfternoon Workshops 1:30-4:30pm   Our Roots of Rockingham team are delighted to present artist Kathryn Parsons in Old Sulehay. Kathryn is providing pottery plaque making workshops in...

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Basil Thyme Surveying with Plantlife’s Tim Pankhurst

Location: Old Sulehay Nature Reserve, Peterborough (meeting point will be provided upon booking) Date: 9th July 2020 Time: 10am - 1pm Our Roots of Rockingham team would like to offer volunteers, both experienced and new, an opportunity to join Plantife's Tim Pankhurst to survey the rare and delicate Basil Thyme growing in Stonepit Close Quarry...

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Landowner Workshop – Managing Woodlands with Wildlife in Mind

Location: Little Barn (Grounds Café), Top Lodge, Fineshade, Northants, NN17 3BB Date: Wednesday 6th May 2020 Time: 9.30am - 4pm Calling landowners, land managers & foresters - join our Roots of Rockingham team to discover how you can play your part in conserving our valuable woodland wildlife. Learn about the importance of woodland habitats for a...

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VIRTUAL Introduction to Amphibians and Surveys

Location: Zoom Virtual Webinar - details below. Date: Saturday 18th April 2020 Time: 4pm-6.45pm Join John Baker of Amphibian and Reptile Conservation LIVE on Zoom to learn about the amphibian species of Rockingham Forest.While we can no longer take you on a field trip we can share the knowledge of these amazing species and show...

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Habitat Working Party at Castor Hanglands NNR

Location: Castor Hanglands National Nature Reserve (meeting place to be provided upon booking) Date: Wednesday 26th February 2020 Time: 10.00am - 3.30pm As part of our Root of Rockingham project, join Back from the Brink on Castor Hanglands to improve habitat for all kinds of creatures, as part of a wider program of contracted works...

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Reptile Habitat Work Party

Location: The large lay-by of the west verge of the A43 north of the turn for Wakerly village. SP 97912 99814 Date: Saturday 25th January 2020 Time: 10:00am - 15:30pm Join the Northamptonshire volunteer branch of Amphibian and Reptile Groups UK (ARGUK) to restore a protected wildflower verge which is home to reptiles. The task...

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Butterfly Habitat Work Party – Fermyn Woods

Location: Fermyn Woods Country Park Lyveden Rd, Brigstock, Kettering NN14 3HS Date: 8th March 2020 Time: 10am-2pm (3pm at latest) As part of our Root of Rockingham project, Back from the Brink are teaming up with Beds and Northants Butterfly Conservation Branch to undertake vital scrub clearance in the main park for Dingy and Grizzled Skippers...

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Survey Training – Willow Tit, Marsh Tit & Spotted Flycatcher

Location: Little Barn Meeting Room, Grounds Cafe, Fineshade Woods, Corby, NN17 3BB Date: 14th February 2020 Time: 10am-3.30pm As part of our Root of Rockingham project, RSPB team up with Back from the Brink to monitor threatened woodland bird species of Rockingham Forest. Learn the specified survey methods required to survey for Willow Tit, Marsh Tit...

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