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Making Butterfly Feeders

Monday, August 16th 2021

Throughout the summer holidays there are lots of events for children; families visiting the reserve today had the chance to make butterfly feeders. This was one of the drop in wildlife craft sessions so there was no need to book in advance. 

Thank you to our Chairperson Lesley who gave up her day to run this popular wildlife craft activity. 

The next event will be a Minibeast Safari. Entomologist Dr Roger Key will be on hand to help identify the invertebrates that are discovered during this 'family bubble' event. Booking is essential for this activity as there will different time slots. See the events page for further details.


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The Friends of Foxglove Covert is for those individuals, families and organisations who would like to support the reserve through an annual membership subscription. Friends receive a regular newsletter and invitations to attend our various activities and social events.

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Pumpkin Trail

Saturday 23rd October 2021 | 10.00am - 3.00pm

Come to the reserve half term 23rd - 31st October and enjoy the autumn colours on the red route (Easy Access Trail) and search for the pumpkin clues along the way. Test your knowledge of the creatures associated with Halloween by answering the fun quiz which is available from the visitor centre for only 50p.

No need to book, come and enjoy some fresh air with your family bubble. Don't forget your wellies and a pencil!



Owl Pellet Discovery

Sunday 24th October 2021 | 11.00am start

Come and find out what the owls at Foxglove Covert have been eating by examining owl pellet contents.

Recommended for ages 7 years upwards. 

Booking is essential as places are limited.

Suggested minimum donation of £3.00 per person. Please donate in advance to secure a place.

This event is free for Volunteers and Friends of the reserve.



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