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Winter Programme

All indoor meetings are held on the second Friday of the month from September until March, from 7:30pm at the Chuch of the Ascension, Michaelson Avenue, Torrisholme, LA4 6RH. (the Hall is in Michaelson Avenue, first left off Lancaster Road between The Shrimp Roundabout and Torrisholme) There is a a charge of £2 including light refreshments.

November 9 Friday 7:30 PM “79 Degrees North” – a naturalist`s visit to Svalbard.

A talk by Ruth Piearce about the flora she discovered in this remote arctic habitat.

December 14 Friday 7:30 PM A Christmas Quiz, Members Own Photos and a Jacob’s Join.

Enjoy a friendly quiz compiled by Sheila Cooper and a festive supper. Members are invited to bring their own photos which can be shown on the projector.
Members are invited to bring photos or items of interest to include in the Quiz. Contributions welcome for the Jacob’s Join

January 11 Friday 7:30 PM Bats of North Lancashire

An illustrated talk by local expert Gail Armstrong about these fascinating creatures.

February 8 Friday 7:30 PM Red Squirrels — Their Ecology and Survival.

An illustrated talk by Phil Dykes about this delightful but scarce mammal. Phil is one of LWT`s regular speakers and an active and informed member of the Lancashire Mammal Group.

March 8 Friday 7:30 PM Marine Conservation and the impact of Overfishing

An illustrated talk by LWT speaker Chris Glaze about the impact of overfishing.

The next summer programme has not been finalised. Come back in a month or two.

Practical Conservation Days: Warton Crag Nature Reserve

Help with coppicing and scrub clearance to create habitat for nationally rare butterflies and moths on this beautiful limestone crag.

For all these events: Meet at county council quarry car park, Crag Road, Warton SD 492 724; Bring stout footwear, waterproofs and a packed lunch; Not suitable for children; Contact Reserves Office on 01524 855030

November 29 Thursday 9:30 AM

December 6 Thursday 9:30 AM

December 13 Thursday 9:30 AM

January 31 Thursday 9:30 AM

February 28 Thursday 9:30 AM

Connecting to Nature

We invite you to celebrate half-term with a selection of events this autumn.

October 22 Monday 12:30 PM Pebble Art

Meet at in the classroom, Heysham NR, Moneyclose Lane, Heysham LAS 2UW.
until 2.30 pm. Join us to learn a little more about our shores and the pebbles on them. Book a place so you can create your own story stones, use nature to decorate or just paint them.
£1 donation per family. To book email, or call 01524 855030 I 07717 366812.

October 23 Tuesday 10:00 AM Down the Microscope

Meet at St James Centre, Heysham Road, Heysham
10am-12.30 pm and 1.30-4pm

Take a peek down the microscope with Lancashire Wildlife Trust and explore some of the beautiful and intriguing species that call Morecambe Bay home. Then work with artist Hilli McManus and get messy with tissue paper, string and PVA glue, to produce a unique ‘stained glass’ effect artwork based on the marine animals and plants you have discovered under the microscope and in the mud!
Suitable for ages 5+
Pre-booking required. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: £2 per child towards cost of materials k/events T: 01539 734888 E:

October 24 Wednesday 10:00 AM Nature Tots

Meet at in the classroom at Heysham Nature Reserve.
Until 11.45 Come along for our active outdoor and indoor spooky activities for toddlers witl healthy snacks and drinks to finish.
Nat Tots is suitable for anyone aged 18 months and up. £2 per session.
Please book a place to avoid disappointment. To book please email, or call 01524 855030 / 07717 366812