Events

Our outreach team and volunteers are involved in events up and down the country, to help you find out more about our work.

We also recommend a number of other conservation-based exhibitions, activities and shows.

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May 9th
Bumblebee Identification Workshop - Tondu

Sinead Lynch from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust will be leading a course in bumblebee identification at Parc Slip, Tondu, on Friday 9th May. The course will cover the ecology, lifecycle, anatomy and identification of the UK's commonest bumblebees, and demonstrate how to carry out bumblebee surveys.

The event will take place at Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre, Tondu, Bridgend, CF32 0EH. More information on the Wildlife Trust website. No special equipment is needed, but please bring appropriate footwear for going on walks, and a packed lunch.

9th May 2014, 10am - 3pm

Cost: suggested donation of £5 for members of The Wildlife Trust for South and West Wales, £7 for non-members.

Booking required, contact rose at r.revera@welshwildlife.org or call 01656 724100

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May 10th
Bumblebee Identification Workshop - Fermanagh

Join us at the Derrygonnelly Field Centre, Fermanagh, for a course in bumblebee identification on 10th May. The course will cover the ecology, lifecycle, anatomy and identification of the commonest bumblebees, and demonstrate how to carry out out bumblebee surveys. There will be indoor and outdoor (weather permitting) components to the day.

The event will take place at Derrygonnelly Field Centre, Tir Navar, Creamery Street, Derrygonnelly, Co. Fermanagh, BT93 6HW.  Visit the Derrygonnelly Field Centre for more information on the location.

10th May 2014, 10am - 3.00pm

No special equiment is needed, but please bring appropriate footwear for going on walks, and a packed lunch.

Cost: free

Booking required, email  elainebumblebee@gmail.com to register.

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May 11th
Bumblebee talk and walk at Walthamstow

Join our staff for a bumblebee talk at Lloyd Park, Walthamstow on 11th May. The talk will be followed by one-hour walk around the park grounds to get up close to the bumblebees.

May 11th 2014, 2-4pm. Booking is required, contact Rachel Hoyes on 07787 193 981 or e-mail r.hoyes@tcv.org.uk. Meet at the Community room in the Aveling Centre, Lloyd Park, E17 4PP.

This event is suitable for adults, and you should dress for the weather and wear ourdoor footwear.

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May 16th
Bumblebee Identification Workshop - Teesdale, Co. Durham

Anthony McCluskey from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust will be leading a course in bumblebee identification at Teesdale, Co. Durham, on Friday 16th May. The course will cover the ecology, lifecycle, anatomy and identification of the UK's commonest bumblebees, and demonstrate how to carry out bumblebee surveys.

This event is being organised through the Nectarworks project ran by the North Pennines AONB partnership. More information on precise location will be provided after booking. No special equipment is needed, but please bring appropriate footwear for going on walks, and a packed lunch.

16th May 2014, 10am - 4pm

To book your place contact Mandy Oliver at mandy@northpenninesaonb.org.uk or Tel: 01388 528801

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May 17th
Bumblebee Identification Workshop - Weardale, Co. Durham

Anthony McCluskey from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust will be leading a course in bumblebee identification at Weardale, Co. Durham, on Saturday 17th May. The course will cover the ecology, lifecycle, anatomy and identification of the UK's commonest bumblebees, and demonstrate how to carry out bumblebee surveys.

This event is being organised through the Nectarworks project ran by the North Pennines AONB partnership. More information on precise location will be provided after booking. No special equipment is needed, but please bring appropriate footwear for going on walks, and a packed lunch.

17th May 2014, 10am - 4pm

To book your place contact Mandy Oliver at mandy@northpenninesaonb.org.uk or Tel: 01388 528801