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Michael Syddall Primary School Visit

Thursday, July 17th 2014

Pupils from Michael Syddall Primary School in Catterick village visited the reserve today. The children were treated to fantastic weather which meant there were a huge number of insects on the wing for them to see as they enjoyed the three activities we had planned for them.

Common Blue butterflies were seen in good numbers around the pond dipping platforms throughout the day as they fed on the flowers found around these ponds.

Common Blue Damselflies were seen across the reserve with several turning up in sweep nets on the moorland during our minibeast safari.

We hope you all enjoyed your visit to Foxglove today and that you will be back to visit again soon!


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Thursday 21st October 2021 | 9:00am - 12 noon

Come and enjoy a relaxing cup of tea or coffee and a 'sticky' at Richmond Town Hall.  There will be a raffle, tombola and a stall selling delicious homemade cakes!  All proceeds from this fundraising event go towards the running costs of the reserve. 

If you would like to donate any cakes or items for the raffle or tombola please take them to the field centre beforehand or to Richmond Town Hall on the day. 

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Join in for a stroll around the reserve to discover which fungi are fruiting and learn more about these fascinating species.

Booking is essential as spaces are limited.

In order to secure a place please call the Reserve Managers to make a minimum donation of £5 per head in advance. This event is free for Friends and Volunteers.



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