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

Lucky for Wildlife - Pub Quiz

Date / Time
Start date: 
Fri, 2019-09-13 19:00 - 23:00

Enjoy a relaxing night out with a delicious 2 course supper and an entertaining quiz, to raise funds for Manx wildlife conservation.

Meet: 7pm at Greens, St Johns

Cost: tickets £20 from Clare Bryan: cjbryan@manx.net or text 07624 493423.

Numbers are limited so please book early. 

 

 

 

Booking details
Booking required?: 
Yes
Admission charge: 
Yes
Admission details: 
Tickets £20 from Clare Bryan: cjbryan@manx.net or text 07624 493423
Audience: 
All
Contact email: 
graham@manxwt.org.uk
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: 
Greens, St Johns
Trust: 
Manx Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Greens, St Johns
Town: 
Peel

Stream Dipping at Silverdale (Summer Season Pass)

Date / Time
Start date: 
Mon, 2019-09-02 14:00 - 16:00

At our last event of the summer season we are dipping into the depths of the Silverburn to discover a whole new world lying beneath the water surface. These animals have the most amazing life cycles and are so clever at adapting to their watery lives. Always really popular and a great learning experience.

Meet: Silverdale Café 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: 
Silverdale Café
Trust: 
Manx Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Silverdale Café

Batwalk With the IoM Bat Group (Summer Season Pass)

Date / Time
Start date: 
Sat, 2019-08-31 20:00 - 22:00

Bats are so mysterious and engaging to watch, we are joining forces with the Isle of Man bat group and with the help of their bat detectors finding what these delightful creatures are up to as they flutter around at dusk.

Meet: Silverdale Café at 8pm

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: 
Silverdale Café
Trust: 
Manx Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Silverdale Café

Rock Pooling at Port Mooar (Summer Season Pass)

Date / Time
Start date: 
Fri, 2019-08-23 10:00 - 12:00

This beach has some of the best rockpools on the Island. See the graceful pipefish which wrap around seaweed, watch the hermit crabs scuttle around the seabed and with luck we might even catch a glimpse of the extraordinary European eel. Rock pooling is a brilliant way of engaging your child with nature.

Meet: The car park on the beach, Port Mooar is just south of Maughold at 10am

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: 
The car park on the beach, Port Mooar is just south of Maughold
Trust: 
Manx Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
The car park on the beach, Port Mooar is just south of Maughold

Ayres Nature Reserve (Summer Season Pass)

Date / Time
Start date: 
Wed, 2019-08-21 14:00 - 16:00

The sand dunes here are bright with floral display, you have to be a tough plant to live in this dry and sandy soil. Join us spotting the different species. Some are really quite tiny!

Meet: Our Ballaghennie Visitor Centre at the Ayres, near to Bride - look at our website for details of location, 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: 
Visitor Centre at the Ayres
Trust: 
Manx Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Visitor Centre at the Ayres

Mammal Trapping at Cooildarry (Summer Season Pass)

Date / Time
Start date: 
Fri, 2019-08-16 09:30 - 11:30

Meet our rodent friends up close as we survey our reserve at Cooildarry for mice. We use longworth live traps which will have been set the night before, then empty out the traps to find out what we have caught before releasing them

Meet: Meet at the top car park at Glen Wyllin Campsite, just outside of Kirk Michael on the Peel Road at 9:30am 

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: 
Glen Wyllin Campsite, just outside of Kirk Michael
Trust: 
Manx Wildlife Trust
Address
Location: 
Glen Wyllin Campsite, just outside of Kirk Michael