Upcoming Events

Monday, December 17th 2018

A roundup of all our upcoming events in the next month. All events are advertisied on the website, and booking is essential in order to know numbers. 

https://www.foxglovecovert.org.uk/events/

Willow Wreath Making- Wednesday 19th December 2018 from 10.00-12.00

We have our second Willow Wreath Making Workshop this coming Wednesday (the 19th). We will be making Christmas decorations from coppiced Willow for you to take home or give away as gifts. Cost of the session is £5 towards the costs of materials. 

Boxing Day Walk- Wednesday 26th December 2018 from 10.30-12.30

Come along and get some fresh air and burn off those extra Christmas calories! Learn about the history of the reserve, it’s wildlife and recent developments. Get up close to Lark, Taurus, Fawn and Corvus our resident Exmoor ponies as we check and feed them along the way. The wild ducks on the lake will also be fed. All welcome. 

New Years Day Walk and Talk- Tuesday 1st January 2019 from 10.30-12.30

Come along and get some fresh air and exercise to start 2019. Learn about the history of the reserve, it’s wildlife and recent developments. Help to check and feed the four resident Exmoor ponies (Lark, Taurus, Fawn and Corvus) along the way. The wild ducks on the lake will also be fed. Families welcome. 

January Winter Worky Day- Saturday 5th January 2019 from 10.00- 15.00

Join our Volunteers and Reserve Managers for a fun day of practical habitat management tasks. Specific tasks will be chosen nearer the time. Come ready for all weather conditions and bring your oldest outdoor clothes as tasks will be mucky and may involve bonfires. Booking is essential for this FREE event as a hot cooked lunch will be provided.



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Magnificent Migration

Wednesday 24th April 2019 | 10.00-12.00

It's the time of year for some our summer bird visitors to start arriving on the reserve. We'll be listening out for the first Chiffchaffs and Willow Warblers and learning about their amazing journeys. Come and learn all about bird migration, and discover the world of bird ringing (weather permitting). Booking is essential as places are limited.

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Wednesday 15th May 2019 | 10:00 - 12:00

Our Spring Flower Walk will take in almost the whole reserve as we find out about and identify every plant which is in flower, from the humble Daisy to the more exotic Orchid. Come with a notepad to log the number of species, come with a camera to take some wonderful photos, or just come along as you are for a beautiful, enjoyable, informative walk as part of the Flowers of the dales Festival.
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Suggested donation of £3 per person.



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