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Get closer to wildlife!

We believe there is no better way to learn about wildlife than to experience it first hand. The Trust holds numerous wild events throughout the year. Our events are open to everyone and our event leaders love to share their enthusiasm for Gloucestershire’s landscape and wildlife. So no matter what your age or interest there is a wild event for you.

Come to a talk, join us for a walk around a nature reserve and spot wild flowers, glow worms or bats; learn a new skill at one of our bushcraft, photography or identification courses.

Each month we'll give you some great places to go, fun things to do and tips on what you can do for wildlife in your area. Don't forget to sign up for our e-news, follow us on Facebook or Twitter and tell us what wildlife you've seen.

 

  • Sun, 12/06/2016 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Badgeworth SSSI

    Come and chat to the reserve manager as you join us on this one day of the year where the gates of this very special nature reserve are opened up to the public. Our oldest reserve, it contains the rare Badgeworth buttercup (adders-tongue spearwort) which is only known to grow in two sites in Britain.

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  • Sun, 19/06/2016 - 9:30am - 4:00pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Conservation Centre, Robinswood Hill Country Park

    Join Colin Studholme, Director of Conservation for GWT for this field-based course.

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    Wild Carrot (c)Ellen Winter

  • Tue, 21/06/2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Daneway Banks nature reserve

    Join fellow Instagrammers for a fun and free midsummer's night event as we go in search of the wildlife of Daneway Banks with professional photographer, Iain Green.

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  • Fri, 24/06/2016 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Miserden Park Gardens

    Visitors to this Cotswold garden will be rewarded with rich and memorable views, shrubs, fine topiary, herbaceous borders, roses, fine specimen trees and a newly planted parterre.

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  • Sat, 25/06/2016 - 9:30am - 4:00pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Kilkeney Inn and Kilkenny nature reserve

    This close up course will get you looking at wildflowers as you never have before, while learning about the management needed to help them thrive.

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    Butterfly Orchid (c)Ellen Winter GWT

  • Sat, 25/06/2016 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Greystones Farm Nature Reserve

    The landscape of Greystones Farm, from pre-history to modern day.

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  • Sun, 26/06/2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Crickley Hill

    Offering stunning views of the Gloucestershire countryside, Crickley is a perfect location for amateur photographers to improve their skills and learn a variety of techniques to capture wildlife for their portfolio.

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  • Sun, 26/06/2016 - 11:00am - 2:00pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Robinswood Hill Country Park

    One of our biggest family events of the year! Spend a warm summers day outside enjoying a range of wildlife themed activities, fun for all ages.

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  • Wed, 29/06/2016 - 9:30am - 4:00pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Sapperton Village Hall

    This one day course provides an in depth look at the ecology and habitat management of limestone grassland for rare butterflies, complete with a comprehensive site visit to Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust’s Daneway Banks reserve - one of the UK’s most successful large blue reintroduction sites, and home to many other rare species.

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    Large blue butterfly on thyme (c)Dave Simcox

  • Sat, 02/07/2016 - 11:00am - 3:30pm - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Crickley Hill

    Our family-friendly annual walk celebrates the best of Gloucestershire's Countryside.

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