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Young Wardens Programme: Wildlife at Westhay Moor NNR

01/08/2024, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Westhay Moor NNR
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Young Wardens Programme: Wildlife at Westhay Moor NNR

Join the Young Wardens at Westhay Moor NNR for a day of wildlife identification, surveying, and guided walks with the Somerset Wildlife Trust.

About the Day

This 4-hour session, conducted by the Somerset Wildlife Trust (part of the Avalon Marshes Partnership), will be held outdoors at Westhay Moor NNR.

  • Meeting Point: Entrance to Westhay Moor NNR (what3words ///heap.shrug.adjust). Look for the coned area which will mean you won’t need to enter the car park and pay parking charges.
  • Start Time: 10am
  • Collection Time: 2pm from entrance
  • 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

Thursday 1 August, 10am – 2pm

WHERE

Meet at the entrance to Westhay Moor NNR (what3words ///heap.shrug.adjust). Look for the coned area which will mean you won’t need to enter the car park and pay parking charges.

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 Somerset Wildlife Trust