April 30th Open Day – help us get to know our trees!

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!

Open Day, Sat March 26 – Frogspawn Egg Hunt and Conservation work!

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!

This Sunday – Our Hedgehogs are Wild About Gardens Week!

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!

If you go down to the woods today…

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…

September 2015 Open Day – Join us making bird boxes

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