Monday, 16 February 2015

February Freebie Spotlight on...

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust

You don't have to travel far to be inspired by the wonders of nature. Some of Europe's most beautiful and important wildlife is right here on our doorstep. Every year, Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust helps people get closer to nature.

They manage 12 nature reserves, from large moorland areas of international importance to small city centre nature parks. The education team works to engage children and young people in environmental issues by running outdoor play projects and providing education opportunities at our nature reserves and other green spaces across the city. Wildlife Watch gives children aged 8 to 12 a way to find out more about their local environment in a fun and exciting way. Activities include: tree planting, nest box building, art projects and wildlife surveys

Find them at February Freebie…

The Wildlife Trust will be running an outdoor activity as part of February Freebie, where children aged 5-19 will be able to try their hand at friction fire lighting, knot-tying and shelter building! Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for being outdoors whatever the weather.

Thursday 19th February, 10.30am-12.30pm, Greno Woods. Meet at Forestry Commision Car Park, Woodhead Road.

Booking is required, so contact 0114 2634335 to book a place and to find out more information

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