Peregrine links

To see the St George's webcam click here

Our SGSG Peregrine Blog can be found here

And try here for the University Twitter feed

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From: Sarah Sidgwick 
Sent: 22 April 2014 11:39
Subject: Upcoming events at Wyming Brook

Dear all,

Thanks to everyone who came to the last Reserve Advisory Group meeting for Wyming Brook and Fox Hagg.  The notes from the meeting can be downloaded from our website, here.

Up with the larks: For the early risers among you, we will be running a guided dawn chorus walk at Wyming Brook on Saturday 17thMay, 5.30am – 7.30am.  Meeting at the Redmires Road car park, our walk leader will take us around Wyming Brook Drive, helping to identify the birds that we see and hear along the way.  Please note that booking is essential and places are limited, so get in touch soon to reserve your place.  To help us cover the cost of the walk leader, there is a suggested minimum donation of £4 per person, or £2 for members of the Wildlife Trust.  Hot drinks will be provided to set you up for the rest of the day!

River explorers: In May half-term, we will be holding an open drop-in event for younger visitors to the nature reserve.  We will be setting up near the stepping stones at Redmires Road on Friday 30th May, 10am – 12pm.  Activities will include stream dipping, wildlife ID, and bark boat races.  Join in anytime, and feel free to bring a picnic to enjoy afterwards. 

Reserve Advisory Group: The next Reserve Advisory Group meeting will be held on Thursday 31st July, 7pm – 9pm.  We will be meeting on site, again at the Redmires Road car park, for a walk around Wyming Brook to discuss ongoing management and any issues on the site. 

Best wishes,

Sarah Sidgwick

Community Wildlife Ranger (jobshare with Hannah Wittram)

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust

Please note that I work part-time (Monday, Tuesday & Friday), for any

urgent matters outside of these days, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

0114 263 4335

www.wildsheffield.com

 

 

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