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Adders of Rockingham Forest with John Baker

Location: Online Event Time: 2-3pm As part of our Roots of Rockingham project discover the Adders of the Rockingham Forest with John Baker of Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC). The Rockingham Forest is the last stronghold for Adder in Northamptonshire and a regionally important population. For 5 years Back from the Brink's Roots of Rockingham...

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Butterfly Monitoring Methods – Training Workshop with Butterfly Conservation

Location: Online Event Time: 7-8pm As part of our Roots of Rockingham project - Join Butterfly Conservation to discover the ways you can help to monitor butterflies in your area. Butterflies are fantastic insects to study survey. The UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UKBMS), Wider Countryside Butterfly Survey single species timed counts, Garden Butterfly Counts and...

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Illustrating the Chequered Skipper with Virtual Workshop Lizzie Harper

Location: Online Event Time: 11am - 12-30pm Roots of Rockingham are excited to bring you an amazing illustration workshop with the renowned Natural History Illustrator, Lizzie Harper. Join Lizzie live to begin painting your own Chequered Skipper in real time. This is an amazing opportunity to see how the professionals produce those stunning, lifelike illustrations....

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Virtual Dawn Chorus in the Rockingham Forest

Location: Online Event Time: 10-11am RSPB are teaming up with Back from the Brink's Roots of Rockingham team to share the magic of the dawn chorus in the comfort of your own home. Experience the beauty of Rockingham Forest's Woodlands at dawn and learn to recognise the birdsong you can hear in the woods in...

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Adders in the Forest: Creative Writing Workshop with Julia Thorley

Location: Online Event Time: 2-4pm   Author Julia Thorley returns with Back from the Brink's Roots of Rockingham team to bring you a creative writing workshop exploring the mysteries of the unfairly maligned Adders of Rockingham Forest. During this two hour workshop, we will explore the references to Adders in literature and show you what an enchanting species Adder really are. Through...

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Rockingham Forest Chequered Skipper Research Update with Jamie Wildman

Location: Online Event Time: 7-8pm   The Chequered Skipper was declared extinct in England in 1976. and after more than 40 years, it's back. The Roots of Rockingham Back from the Brink project have been working to restore the woodland home of the Chequered Skipper and reintroduce this butterfly to the woodlands of the Rockingham...

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Sculpting Wild Orchids in Polymer Clay Workshop – Afternoon

Location: Online Event Time: 1-2.30pm Roots of Rockingham proudly present the talented Kathryn Parsons, nature inspired artist in residence for the Langdyke Trust.Explore the exquisite beauty of orchid flowers and develop modelling techniques to create these stunning, delicate structures in polymer clay. In this interactive workshop, Kathryn will demonstrate a range of techniques for you...

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Sculpting Wild Orchids in Polymer Clay Workshop – Morning

Location: Online Event Time: 9.30-11am Roots of Rockingham proudly present the talented Kathryn Parsons, nature inspired artist in residence for the Langdyke Trust. Explore the exquisite beauty of orchid flowers and develop modelling techniques to create these stunning, delicate structures in polymer clay. In this interactive workshop, Kathryn will demonstrate a range of techniques for...

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Bird Conservation in the Rockingham Forest with RSPB

Location: Online Event Time: 6.30 - 7.30pm Over five years RSPB have been working behind the scenes with Roots of Rockingham to conserve bird species in the Rockingham Forest. Hear about the monitoring and conservation work taking place for Lesser Redpoll, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Willow Tit, Marsh Tit and Spotted Flycatcher as part of the...

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Botany in Northamptonshire with Brian Laney

Location: Online Event Time: 7.00 - 8.00pm Back from the Brink - Roots of Rockingham are delighted to present a virtual talk on the Northamptonshire plant flora and the work of Brian Laney in recording and conserving some of Northamptonshire's rarest plants. From new discoveries to extinction near misses, Brian shares his work in the county....

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