Worcestershire Record No. 20 April 2007 p. 9


These courses have been previously advertised in the Trust’s newsletter and it is possible that a course may be fully booked by the time you read this!

If you would like to join any of these courses it is essential that you book beforehand. Please contact the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust for details – 01905 754919. More information will be sent to those who book.

Bee Keeping  Saturday 24th June

Led by Trevor Smart. Learn more about this fascinating hobby and the lifecycle of the species. How do honey bees differ from hornets and hoverflies? Why are bees so important to the countryside? An opportunity to get up close to these amazing insects with a real enthusiast!

Meet at Ravenshill Nature Reserve, Alfrick.

Field botany and floral recording  Saturday 22nd July

Led by Bert Reid. Worcestershire has wonderful meadows but field margins and arable weeds also provide a wealth of botanical interest. Let Bert guide you through the identification process and the ways in which you can contribute toward the Biological Records Office data collection.

Meet at Lower Smite Farm near Droitwich

Bats & Moths Saturday 12th August

Led by Fergus Henderson. A rare opportunity to study and trap moths in the field, identify them and learn more about these underrated insects. As part of the session Fergus will discuss moth predators i.e. bats and their lifecycle, feeding habits and identification.

Meet at The Knapp and Papermill Nature Reserve, Alfrick Pound.