Wharncliffe Heathlands Trust  



Upcoming Events

All children and young adults under 19 must be accompanied by a parent or carer



Saturday 23rd March. Birch bash with the Sheffield University Conservation Volunteers. We will be joined by members of the SUCV for a day of lopping and sawing birch regrowth in the northern enclosure. Our livestock do a great job of keeping the trees down on the heath, but sometimes they need a bit of help. The terrain here is particularly rough, so please make sure you have sturdy ankle-covering boots as well as clothes to match the possibly cold early spring weather. Training in the use of hand tools will be given, but please bring your own refreshments. Meet at the River Don bridge, Station Road, Deepcar SK291981 at 11.00, scheduled to finish at 13.00.


Friday 17th May. Family bat walk. A walk for members of the public including children, focusing on listening for bats using acoustic detectors. We will also meet up with a moth and bat trapping group at the dam pond to see what they have caught. Here we will also be able to search for amphibians and dragonfly larvae with torches. Other nocturnal wildlife may also be about, such as Woodcock and Tawny Owls. All tools and equipment will be provided but please bring a torch and wear strong boots and warm clothing. Meet at the River Don bridge, Station Road, Deepcar SK291981 at 21.10. Scheduled to finish about 22.30. Joint event with S. Yorks Bat Group




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