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Our events should now run from June onwards, open to all. There is no need to book but if you let us know you are coming we will tell you if it is cancelled.


Summer Programme

Please check here for any late details and in the case of doubtful weather do check with the contacts given for an event, in case of cancellation or postponement. For more information and, if possible, to confirm attendance, ring the numbers given below. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No dogs. Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear are strongly recommended. Most are easy walks but one or two may be more demanding - please enquire if you have any questions. Bring a packed lunch for the all-day events. There is no charge but donations to the Wildlife Trust are always welcome.

August 5 Thursday 1:00 PM–4:00 PM A guided walk around Heysham Nature Reserve

Heysham Nature Reserve car park, Moneyclose Lane, Heysham. Grid Ref: SD406 598
Looking at the varied wildlife to be found on this small, but rich reserve. We will be exploring the less well-known Landscape Strip and walking to the harbour wall and back.
Suitable outdoor clothing and strong footwear recommended.
Contact Barbara Crooks 01524 422110 or Linda Renshaw 01524 733036

September 10 Friday 10:30 AM–3:00 PM A guided walk in Grizedale near Scorton

Meet at Grizedale Bridge. Grid Ref: SD536 491
Exploring the flora and fauna around this popular area near Scorton village.
Bring a packed lunch. Suitable outdoor clothing and strong footwear recommended.
Contact Chris Workman 01524 67326 or Cis Brook 01524 752280

October 24 Sunday 1:00 PM–3:30 PM A fungal foray in Fell End Nature Reserve

Fell End Nature Reserve car park, Hale. Grid Ref: SD498 777
Looking for Fungi and learning how to identify them.
Suitable outdoor clothing and strong footwear recommended.
Contact Steve Bullen 01524 35395

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