Wildlife Festival - wildlife walks

Date / Time
Start date: 
Fri, 2019-08-23 10:00 - 13:00
Time details: 
Walks leaving every half hour
Summary: 
Every half hour there will be town wildlife walks, discovering the wildlife living amongst us in St Anne. Leaving from the AWT Office.

Wondered what some of the plants are growing on the walls in town? Or the insects that visit your garden? Join us for these short walks to learn more about our familiar wildlife 

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
All
Contact name: 
Claire
Contact number: 
01481822935
Contact email: 
peopleandwildlife@alderneywildlife.org
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
Suitable for people with limited mobility
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Trust: 
Alderney Wildlife Trust
Address
County: 
Channel Islands
Postcode: 
GY93TA
Town: 
Alderney

Helping Hedgehogs

Date / Time
Start date: 
Wed, 2019-10-16 19:30 - 21:30

An illustrated talk by Carol Cook and Rosie ?? of HOBO's Hedgehog Rescue based in the Wye Valley. Learn how we can all protect and help hedgehogs throughout the year, and especially now that bonfire night is near and hibernation time is not far away. Find out what happens when hedgehogs need more specialist care and the wonderful work done by dedicated hedgehog carers.

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
Yes
Admission details: 
Members and non-members £3.00, including refreshments
Contact number: 
01291 689326
Contact email: 
info@gwentwildlife.org
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Location reference: 
Chepstow Leisure Centre
Trust: 
Gwent Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Chepstow Leisure Centre

Fascination Of Fungi

Date / Time
Start date: 
Tue, 2020-03-10 19:30 - 21:30

Fungi play a crucial role in the balance of ecosystems. Elsa Wood, a retired ecologist, will in this talk give a brief introduction to the role of fungi in ecosystems and look at some of the interesting species in different habitats.

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
Yes
Admission details: 
Members and non-members £3.00, incuding tea.
Contact number: 
01291 673141
Contact email: 
info@gwentwildlife.org
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Location reference: 
Library of the Sessions House, 43, Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD
Trust: 
Gwent Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Library of the sessions House, 43, Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD

Honey Buzzards

Date / Time
Start date: 
Tue, 2020-02-11 19:30 - 21:30

Steve Roberts has spent over 30 years working with the rare Honey Buzzard, a special woodland raptor. He is a much sought-after specialist who climbs to study and photograph this bird. He tells us the story of his work.

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
Yes
Admission details: 
Members and non-members £3.00, including tea.
Contact number: 
01291 673141
Contact email: 
info@gwentwildlife.org
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Location reference: 
Library of the Sessions House, 43, Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD
Trust: 
Gwent Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Library of the Sessions House, 43, Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD

Welsh Rock Pools ( A Harsh Life )

Date / Time
Start date: 
Tue, 2020-01-14 19:30 - 21:00

An illustrared talk by Andy Karran, showing a selection of familiar and not so familiar creatures that make their homes in South Wales rock pools. The talk will explain their ecology ( zonation of animals and adaptations to the harsh, changing environment they live in ) and where you can find them for yourselves.

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
Yes
Admission details: 
Members and non-members £3.00, including tea.
Contact number: 
01291 673141
Contact email: 
info@gwentwildlife.org
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Trust: 
Gwent Wildlife Trust

Plight of the Hedgehogs

Date / Time
Start date: 
Tue, 2019-12-10 19:30 - 21:30

Hedgehogs are a species in rapid decline. What can be done to change this course of events; protect their numbers; improve their habitats?

Hear from a Hedgehog Helpline Cymru Volunteer how the 'Hedgehog Helpline' rescue these delightful creatures. They hope some of the little charges will be brought along on the evening.  A request for jelly-based cat food or dry biscuits donations is made by the Hedgehog Helpline - can you help?

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
Yes
Admission details: 
Members and non-members £3.00, including tea.
Contact number: 
01291 673141
Contact email: 
info@gwentwildlife.org
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Location reference: 
Library of the Sessions House, 43, Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD
Trust: 
Gwent Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Library of the Sessions House, 43 Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD

Why Trees Matter

Date / Time
Start date: 
Tue, 2019-11-12 19:30 - 21:30

Vicki Worsley will talk about the work of the Woodland Trust, creating, promoting and restoring native woodland. In particular she will look at tree diseases, how to identify ancient woodland and citizen science.

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
Yes
Admission details: 
Members and non-members £3.00, including tea.
Contact number: 
01291 673141
Contact email: 
info@gwentwildlife.org
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Location reference: 
Library of the Sessions House, 43 Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD
Trust: 
Gwent Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Library of the Sessions House, 43, Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD

Wild Boar

Date / Time
Start date: 
Tue, 2019-10-08 19:30 - 21:30

These secretive animals, have at times received a bad press, but what are they really like?

Ian Harvey is the West of England Wildlife Manager from the Forestry Commission and he will tell us  what these creature's characteristics and habitats are.

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
Yes
Admission details: 
Members and non-members £3.00 , including tea.
Contact number: 
01291 673141
Contact email: 
info@gwentwildlife.org
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Location reference: 
Library of the Sessions House, 43, Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD
Trust: 
Gwent Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Library of the Sessions House, 43, Maryport Street, Usk NP15 1AD

Annual General Meeting & Autumn Showcase

Date / Time
Start date: 
Wed, 2019-09-18 19:00 - 22:00

Please join us for our 56th Annual General Meeting and Autumn Showcase at the Glen Yr Afon Hotel in Usk.

Following a break for refreshments, there will be a showcase of our work from staff and a presentation of the new strategic plan, 2019-2024. We will also be exhibiting shortlisted entries into our Photography Competition and presenting prizes to the winners.

Agenda:

1. Chair's Welcome

2. Minutes of the 2018 AGM and matters arising 

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Location reference: 
Glen Yr Afon Hotel, Usk
Trust: 
Gwent Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Glen Yr Afon Hotel, Usk

CANCELLED - Exploring Claughbane Woodlands (Summer Season Pass)

Date / Time
Start date: 
Fri, 2019-08-09 14:00 - 16:00

This event has been cancelled due to poor weather.

The woodland area just off Ramsey hairpin is a hidden delight of the Island, join us for a walk in the woods among the silvery grey beeches and towering sweet chestnut trees. Explore the secret woodland huts and log balancing bars, be amazed at the maze and ooh and aah at the view of Ramsey town from the snail fort. Don’t forget to wear your wellies!

Meet: Ramsey Hairpin at 2pm

This is part of the Season Pass and is only open to Wildlife Watch Members.

 

Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
Families
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
BBC
Include in BBC: 
No
Category: 
Outdoors & Adventure
Project ID: 
Get Inspired
Suitable for
Suitable for: Any age: 
Yes
Suitable for: 0-4: 
No
Suitable for: 5-6: 
No
Suitable for: 7-10: 
No
Suitable for: 11-13: 
No
Suitable for: 14-15: 
No
Suitable for: 16-17: 
No
Suitable for: 18+: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Location reference: 
Ramsey Hairpin
Trust: 
Manx Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Ramsey Hairpin