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Nature Club

Monkton Nature Reserve is hosting Nature Club every Friday during the summer holidays from 11am.

Nature clubNature Club is a family event and every child must be accompanied by an adult.

July

29thCatch a Fairy – make a beautiful light-up fairy lantern and learn about the Reserve’s fairies by walking the fairy trail.

Please bring a clean, empty jar for each child entering

August

5thBig Butterfly Event – learn about native butterfly species, completing a simple survey for the Big Butterfly Count, followed by a craft event, colouring your own butterfly masks.

12thDesign a Dinosaur – walk the dinosaur trail, collecting materials to make your own clay dinosaur.

19thPond World – try pond dipping at our Damselfly pond, learning about pond invertebrates and pond ecology.

26thBeautiful Birds of Prey – learn about birds of prey, with a close-up experience of owls, falcons and hawks, then do a session dissecting their pellets to find out about their diets.

September

2ndPond World – try pond dipping at our Damselfly pond, learning about pond invertebrates and pond ecology.

 

Please contact us to reserve your place at 01843 822 666 or email us at monktonnaturereserve@hotmail.com. Standard entrance prices apply (£4 per adult, £2 per child and £8 per family), with half price fees for members.