Surprises

Wednesday, September 1st 2021

Gerry received a phone call to head to Tesco to collect a bag of bird seed that we had won!  Katie had seen the competition advertised and entered Foxglove.  Thank you very much Tesco.  The seed will be used in the back garden so visitors can see the variety of birds that feed there. 

Birds to watch out for include Nuthatch, Robin and Goldfinch.  Coal Tits are also returning to the reserve from their breeding grounds in the local conifer plantations.

More good news.  Many thanks to Moto Hospitality for their grant of £150 to purchase some tools to assist the volunteers in their many varied tasks around the reserve, including keeping the paths and boardwalks in good order. 


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All About The Bugs! 2

Wednesday 17th August 2022 | Various sessions throughout the day - starting on the hour

Come along and find out which minibeasts are living in some of the habitats at Foxglove. Book a minibeast session for your family bubble. There will be a socially distanced brief to set you off and then you can use the equipment for the remainder of the session. You will be requested to use hand gel on arrival and the equipment will be cleaned between sessions.

Please call the Reserve Managers on 07754 270980 to book your allocated slot. You are advised to arrive 15 minutes before your allocated time.

A donation in advance (card payment by phone) of £5 per family bubble is required in order to secure your booking. 



Pond Dipping 3

Wednesday 24th August 2022 | Various sessions throughout the day - starting on the hour

Come along and find out which animals are living in some of the Foxglove ponds. Book a pond dipping session for your family bubble of up to six people. There will be a socially distanced brief to set you off and then you can use the equipment for the remainder of the session. You will be requested to use hand gel on arrival and the net handles will be cleaned between sessions.

Please call the Reserve Managers on 07754 270980 to book your allocated slot. You are advised to arrive 15 minutes before your allocated time. 

A donation of only £5 per group in advance will confirm your time slot.



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