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Turnstones - Grimsby & Cleethorpes Wildlife Watch Group


Wildlife Watch club is a junior section of the Wildlife Trusts. It aims to encourage young people to discover and enjoy wildlife and help protect it. Turnstones is the urban Grimsby Group.


The Turnstones Group meet at various venues on the first Saturday of each month, depending on the activity. There is a varied programme, for youngsters of 5 years to 13 years, who are interested in nature:


Contact: janicedring@hotmail.com or telephone

01472826245




















Turnstones Event Days.


Usual meeting time is 10 am.



April 13th (due to tide times)

Sea dipping with Rachel and Jan.

Venue. Humberston beach, Thorpe Park car park.


May 4th

Pitfall traps and bracken clearing with Rachel and Jan.

Venue. Dixon’s Pond, opposite Bradley Woods.


June 1st

Walk in the woods looking for signs of  Summer with Jan, Jon plus others.

Venue. Wold Newton, at the far end of the village.


July 6th

Paddle boarding?, “nurdling” (sifting sand to find plastic particles) with Rachel and Ebb and Flo.

Venue. Cleethorpes Beach. Location to be decided.


August 3rd

Nature walk with Mick. Sweeping with nets. Identifying insects, flowers and a bit of regeology!

Venue. Irby Dales. Meet opposite the church.


September 7th

Fungi forage with Rachel, Jan and others.

Venue. Weelsby Woods.


October 5th

Slug hunting, identifying and recording.

Venue. To be decided.


November 2nd

Bird watching with Jon, Louise and Jan.

Venue. Humberston Fitties/ Tetney Marsh or Pyewipe.


December 7th

Festive crafts, including making Christmas wreath and bird feeder. Hopefully some festive food and games as well!

Venue. Classroom on the woods, Ashby cum Fenby.


All meetings are usually the first Saturday of the month,  Starting at

10 am and finishing at 12, unless otherwise stated.

Usually we charge £2 per child unless it’s a special event, in which case we may ask for a donation.

We ask that people let us know if they intend to come. This helps with any catering we provide such as a drink/snack.

All correspondence is done by email and possible texts.


Hope you can join us!


Please contact Jan Dring. Email janicedring@hotmail.com or Rachel Graham at rachelgraham@nelincs.gov.uk



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