Nosterfield LNR has been selected as one of 48 sites across the country to host “Chris Packham’s 2018 BioBlitz – nature reserves are not enough!” campaign.
We are looking for volunteers to assist with 24 hours of collecting, identifying and making tea to keep us all going! Are you a budding botanist, wildlife photographer or naturalist? Let us know using the contact form and we'll get in touch!
Watch the video below to find out more about Chris' campaign:
This is your invite to the Lower Ure Conservation Trust's January update meeting.
As well as Simon and Joe, we will be hearing from Martin Hammond, NYCC's Ecologist, and Matt Millington, Local Nature Partnership Development Officer. Our keynote speaker will be David Morris of the RSPB.
The meeting will take place at the White Bear, Masham on January 30th 2018 from 1-4.30pm. We've lots to discuss and we'll even provide refreshments!
For those who haven't yet met Joe, he has been working with Simon to produce a funding application for the Heritage Lottery Fund, which will be submitted in early 2018.
As well as hearing from our speakers, this meeting will be an opportunity for you to have your say on how we can better support volunteers, improve the visitor experience and create new wetland habitats at Nosterfield. Let us know if you have any questions or wish to submit your comments in advance.
12 to 13 JULY
What can YOU find?
Please come and join us - a search for as many species as possible in a 24 hour period, from 17.00 hrs on 12th July onwards. The BIG event will be on Thursday 13th July, with lots happening!
Starting with a bat walk, moth traps being set up and a the chance to see the discoveries the following morning. Guided walks into closed areas of the reserve and adjoining quarry; including the hay meadows, old silt lagoons, reedbed and limestone areas.
What can YOU find? Butterflies, wild flowers, dragonflies . . . . . you find it and we will have experts to identify as many as possible!
Please come and join us - all ages and skills welcome!