The three workshops are a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic beginners to get out onto a nature reserve and discover more about wildlife. With tuition and guidance from local experts, the skills learnt will help participants find, identify and observe wildlife.
Thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund there are no charges for the workshops but places are limited and should be booked in advance by contacting Tracy McAndrew on 01778 422107 or email email@example.com
An Introduction to Entomology
Monday 28 May, 10am - 4pm
Beetles, bugs, butterflies and bees... discover the fascinating world of insects and pick up some tips on how to spot and identify them.
Led by Dr David Sheppard, entomologist and the Lincolnshire Naturalistsí Unionís recorder for sawflies.
Bird Survey Techniques Course
Wednesday 30 May from 10am - 4pm
An introduction to techniques used to monitor bird populations and numbers.
Led by experienced ornithologist and bird recorder Andy Sims.
Water vole and otter workshop
Friday 1 June, 10am Ė 4pm
Learn about water voles and otters including identifying the tracks and signs which confirm their presence even when you don't see the animals themselves.
Led by Chris Manning, the Lincolnshire Naturalistsí Unionís recorder for mammals.
Please note: these workshops are all now fully booked (14 May 2012)
Please bring a packed lunch, wear stout footwear and clothing appropriate for the weather: waterproofs and/or sunhats.
Willow Tree Fen is situated between Bourne and Spalding, south of the River Glen. The entrance and car park are situated off the minor road from Pode Hole to Tongue End at Grid ref. TF181213.