Ladycross Nature Reserve
EVENTS and NEWS
ONGOING SUMMER WALKS PROGRAMME - see below
RECENT MOTH and BAT NIGHT
We had a good night watching the bats and moths in the reserve on August 31st. Despite a chill in the air there were quite a few moths about, and we recorded 14 different species. You can see photos of some of them HERE
Pipistrelle and Noctule bats did spectacular flights around us and we saw them snapping up moths in mid-flight while our electronic bat detector played us their moth-hunting sonar calls.
Booking is essential for all the following events-please contact Joan on 01434 673245 or email firstname.lastname@example.org - leave your name and contact number and we will confirm.
A charge of £5 for non-members and £4 for members is made to support the upkeep of the reserve and raise funds for the activity room.
EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER
Saturday, September 29th, with Gordon Simpson-meet at 2pm at quarry gates.
Secrets of Kielder Forest
Join Forestry Commission naturalist Martin Davison for the latest news about Kielder wildlife.
Wednesday, October 3rd, 7.30pm, Slaley Commemoration Hall
Our Art and Craft Cafe on July 14th was a great success, raising £585, which will go towards improving the access way to the new Activity Room at the reserve. A huge thank you to everyone who baked for the cake stall and the refreshments, to stallholders who generously donated to our funds, and to all the visitors on the day.
THE NEW ACTIVITY ROOM IS HERE!
On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 our new activity room arrived, delivered and skillfully unloaded right where we wanted it by Old Haulage.
It now sits in a lovely sheltered and sunny site looking out over the reserve. It is light and spacious, dry and warm, and with the eco-loo resited next-door it will be a wonderful facility for the reserve.
See the pictures HERE
New Bird Hide
Our new two-person bird hide is now in place in an elevated position overlooking the big pond. It provides excellent views over the water and also into the reeds and willows surrounding the pond.
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