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Half term report... Welly well done everyone!
Who knew how much fun was to be had from old wellies? Well, Annabel and I did for starters! And so did all the families that came along to Leighton Moss this past week. Waiting wellies. We've been giving wellies the make-over treatment in a big way, starting with welly blinging when we...
24 Feb 2013
Half term fun - making welly feeders!
We've had a great afternoon today, recycling old wellies and turning them into welly feeders! Several families came down to join in the fun at our drop in session between 1-4 pm. Check out how we got on.... Concentrating hard :) (taken by Stuart Knowles) The finished product :) (taken by Stuart...
20 Feb 2013
Staring out of the Window
More words of wisdom from our Education Officer, Carol: It’s not often you encourage children to stare out of the classroom window – in my day you’d get told off for doing it! However over the last few weeks, that’s exactly what our team of Education Volunteers have been asking...
13 Feb 2013
Are we making a meal of it? You bet we are - next Tuesday night!
It's almost upon us - the Big Garden Birdwatch and I really hope you'll be able to take part. If you've an hour to spare over the weekend of 26-27 January, then please join in. Last year more than 609,000 people did just that and let us know which birds they saw in their garden (or local...
11 Jan 2013
Fairly recent sightings...
I haven’t been out much lately, what with preparing for and travelling to interviews so I am even more reliant than usual on other people’s sightings as I write the next couple of blogs. First I am going to start with some fairly recent sightings. Stand by for the up to the minute sightings...
18 Dec 2012
Ed in the reedbed
Carol Bamber, our esteemed Education Officer, reports This is the first ever monthly blog contribution from the Leighton Moss education team! The flexibility and adaptability of our field teachers and education volunteers never ceases to amaze me - during November we delivered formal outdoor learning...
4 Dec 2012
Spooky, Hoggy and Lardy - Half Term Fun at Leighton Moss!
There’s some great fun to be had at Leighton Moss this half-term. We’ve kicked it off with a ‘Creatures of the night’ trail which will be available all week. Come and pick up your trail question sheet from the visitor centre and set off on your quest to find the answers and solve...
28 Oct 2012
Wildlife Activity Days
There are still lots of places available on our Wildlife Activity Days on Tuesday 14 and 21 August! This 'parent free zone' is aimed at 8-14 year olds and will take place from 10.30 am - 2.30 pm both days. Madness at the Moss on Tuesday 14 August involves a Sun to Owl scavenger hunt; using...
9 Aug 2012
Family Events at Leighton Moss August 2012
Red Deer 'Date with Nature' Every Wednesday to Sunday, 12.30 - 5 pm until 2nd of September. I thought I'd mention this again in case you haven't been yet. Our friendly staff and volunteers will be on hand to point out our red deer to you through the telescope and help you to discover...
22 Jul 2012
New Family Picnics
You can now 'go wild' with a ready-made family picnic in our cafe or out on our reserve. Family Picnic Packs: Two adults get a choice of sandwich, crisps and Sunmagic juice or a bottle of water each. Two children get a Wildlife Explorer Meal each. All for £13.50 Wildlife Explorer...
10 Aug 2011
Get muddy in Morecambe
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. You will be amazed at what creatures live under your feet down in the muddy soup. RSPB Field...
5 Aug 2011
Bowland children went wild up on the farm
Children from schools in the Forest of Bowland have been on farm visits with a difference. As well as learning about the running of a local farm and seeing the cows and sheep, they focused their attention on the birds and wildlife that live there and got an insight into how sustainable farming and...
27 May 2011
Take a walk on the wildside this Easter
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7 Apr 2011
Food for your fledglings in our Cafe
Have you seen our 'Fledglings menu' in our Cafe? Little portions for little eaters: Half-size sandwiches £2.00 Pasta with pesto £2.00 Sunshine beans with toast and choice of bacon, Cumberland sausage or vegetarian sausage £2.00 Wildlife Explorers adventure meal...
25 Feb 2011
Fun in the fresh air
There’s will be some wild adventures in the June half term holidays with lots of family events. We will be looking out for stripey insects on our Family ‘wildsquare’ guided walk on the 1 st (11 am – 12.30 pm), there will be lots of fun with flowers and storytelling at our...
29 May 2010
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