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Young Wardens Programme: Bio-Blitz at the Avalon Marshes Centre

05/10/2024, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Avalon Marshes Centre
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Young Wardens Programme: Bio-Blitz at the Avalon Marshes Centre

Join the Young Wardens at the Avalon Marshes Centre with the Recorders of Avalon Marshes group (RoAM) to help identify and record local species while learning about and contributing to nature conservation.

About the Day

This 4-hour session, conducted by the Recorders of Avalon Marshes group (part of the Avalon Marshes Partnership), will be held outdoors at the Avalon Marshes Centre.

  • Meeting Point: Main courtyard at the Avalon Marshes Centre (what3words ///premises.baker.mashing)
  • Start Time: 10am
  • Collection Time: 2pm from the main car park
  • Activity length: 4 hours

What to Bring

Ensure your child is equipped and clothed appropriately for the day’s activities. This includes:

  • Long-sleeved clothes and suitable shoes
  • Sun hats or raincoats, depending on the weather
  • Insect repellent and sunscreen
  • Packed lunch and water bottles (lunch is not provided)

About the Programme

The Young Wardens Programme provides hands-on involvement and action-oriented conservation work for children aged 12-17 on the Avalon Marshes. Organised by Natural England on behalf of the Avalon Marshes Partnership, this initiative brings together wildlife charities and conservation agencies to protect the unique landscape and habitats of the Somerset Levels.

Booking

To book your child’s place, reserve a ticket on Eventbrite. You will receive an email with a form to complete, which is required to confirm your child’s participation. Payment of £5 per child should be made on the day to the session leader (cash only).

Find Out More

For more information, contact somersetnnrs@naturalengland.org.uk.

Key information

COST

Payment of £5 per child should be made on the day to the session leader (cash only)

DATE AND TIME

Saturday 5 October, 10am – 2pm

WHERE

Meet at the main courtyard at the Avalon Marshes Centre (what3words ///premises.baker.mashing)

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

To book your child’s place, reserve a ticket on Eventbrite. You will receive an email with a form to complete, which is required to confirm your child’s participation. For more information, contact somersetnnrs@naturalengland.org.uk.

ORGANISED BY

Organised by Natural England, session led by the volunteers of the Recorders of Avalon Marshes group (RoAM)