The summer holidays are the perfect time to get outdoors and discover
how amazing nature is. This year you can join us on a special
event and delve into the mud of Morecambe Bay on Monday 15 August.
will be amazed at what creatures live under your feet down in the muddy
soup. RSPB Field Teachers will help children to discover what they are
and explore their relationships with the birdlife of the Bay, which is
an extremely important area for wildlife.
Sessions will run from 9
to 10 am or 10.30 to 11.30 am. This is a free event, but booking in
advance is required by phoning our Leighton Moss visitor centre on 01524
701601. Wearing wellington and waterproofs are advised.
Williams, RSPB Visitor Officer Intern said “I am very excited about
having a go at muddipping myself. I’m sure all the children who come
along will have great fun and will learn lots about wildlife at the same
This event is part of the Morecambe Bay ‘A Wealth of
Wildlife Project’. Led by the Lancashire Wildlife Trust and in
partnership with Cumbria Wildlife Trust. This project is running family
events, walks and training opportunities for everyone to engage, explore
and experience the wildlife delights of Morecambe Bay. Supported by
Natural England through Access to Nature, as part of the Big Lottery
Fund's Changing Spaces programme, this project is also working in
partnership with many other organisations, including the RSPB, and will
encourage a greater diversity of people to connect with wildlife.
at Morecambe Bay’ is just one of the fun activities planned for the
holidays. For more information about Leighton Moss events or to book
please phone 01524 701601 or see www.rspb.org.uk/leightonmoss. For more
information on the ‘Wealth of Wildlife’ project visit
Image of children muddipping by Peter Guy