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:
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Turnstones Event Days.
Usual meeting time is 10 am.
January. No Meeting.
Making a wormery. Some equipment may be required.
Rachel, Jan and Jon and Lou.
Venue. Possibly the discovery centre.
Please could you bring: 1 litre clear plastic bottle, string or elastic band.
Coppicing with Mick.
Venue. Dixon’s Wood, opposite Bradley Woods, near Grimsby.
April 13th (due to tide times)
Sea dipping with Rachel and Jan.
Venue. Humberston beach, Thorpe Park car park.
Pitfall traps and bracken clearing with Rachel and Jan.
Venue. Dixon’s Pond, opposite Bradley Woods.
Walk in the woods looking for signs of Summer with Jan, Jon plus others.
Venue. Wold Newton, at the far end of the village.
Paddle boarding?, “nurdling” (sifting sand to find plastic particles) with Rachel and Ebb and Flo.
Venue. Cleethorpes Beach. Location to be decided.
Nature walk with Mick. Sweeping with nets. Identifying insects, flowers and a bit of regeology!
Venue. Irby Dales. Meet opposite the church.
Fungi forage with Rachel, Jan and others.
Venue. Weelsby Woods.
Slug hunting, identifying and recording.
Venue. To be decided.
Bird watching with Jon, Louise and Jan.
Venue. Humberston Fitties/ Tetney Marsh or Pyewipe.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Rachel Graham at email@example.com