We've got our April open day coming up this Saturday - 1.00 pm to 4.00, so everyone welcome to have a look round. The reserve is looking very spring like, but the paths are still flooded. We can lend wellies, and in kids sizes too. We're also planning a tree identification and measuring activity … Continue reading April 30th Open Day – help us get to know our trees!
This Saturday, from 1.00 to 4.00, is our first "last Saturday of the month" Open Day at Dacres Wood Nature Reserve. As well as just having a look round this rather special local space, we hope visitors will take the opportunity to meet members of our committee who will be around, and learn more about … Continue reading Open Day, Sat March 26 – Frogspawn Egg Hunt and Conservation work!
March 13th, 7.30 am Led by Paul Barrett, starting at Dacres Wood, Honeyfield Mews, off Daces Road, but later moving on to Mayow Park. I'll tweet with hashtag#dacresmayowbirds to say what we see, and where we are, so people can join as we go round. End back at Dacres Wood Field Studies Centre, where we … Continue reading Dacres Wood and Mayow Park Bird Walk
Join us at Dacres Wood Nature Reserve to find out how we can help our hedgehogs. 13.00-16.00 in Dacres Wood Nature Reserve. This is a family friendly event as part of the Wild About Gardens Week, which you can find out more about here: http://www.wildaboutgardensweek.org.uk/home What we've got on: Make a clay hedgehog to take … Continue reading This Sunday – Our Hedgehogs are Wild About Gardens Week!
You are invited to Friends of Dacres Wood Nature Reserve AGM at 12-1pm. Please come along if you wish to be involved in your local nature reserve. We are also seeking new members for the committee and the current Chair & Treasurer will be stepping down. If you would like to be involved come to … Continue reading AGM this Saturday, 27th June at 12.00
If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise! A Teddy Bear's Picnic! The friends of Dacres Wood Nature Reserve are having an open day on Saturday, 30th May. Not just any old open day, but a teddy bear's picnic theme. There will be lots of great activities for … Continue reading If you go down to the woods today…
You are invited to meet Claudio Bincoletto, farmer, chef, forager and environmental expert, on his visit to Dacres Wood Nature Reserve, and share in an experiment in sustainable local production of oyster mushrooms. (Note - there is an entrance fee for this event) Photo: Amy Murrell 10.30 – 12.00 Claudio will talk about his work, … Continue reading Spring Feast, May 17th
Thanks to everyone who came along - here are some pictures from the day For this month's Open Day, 1.00 - 4.00 pm, Saturday September 26th, we've bought 20 flat pack bird boxes, half with 25 mm holes suitable for smaller birds, such as blue tits, and the rest with 32mm holes for birds such as … Continue reading September 2015 Open Day – Join us making bird boxes
Immediately after our AGM, the Friends of Dacres Wood will open the reserve to visitors between 1.00 & 4.00 Saturday June 27th, with equipment available for kids (and adults) to do some pond dipping. Also, if you have been following our weekly walks, and the mapping of plants by Pete, see how many species you … Continue reading June 2015 Open Day
Friends of Dacres Wood will open the reserve to visitors between 1.00 & 4.00 Saturday May 30th. More details to be added.