These intriguing mammals may be hibernating, but find out all about bats in this talk by Diane Rollin, ecologist for the Canal and River Trust.
What's happening near me?
Welcome to our What's On guide
Whether you're looking for a fantastic wildlife walk, an interesting talk, a conservation day or an event for all the family, we're sure we'll have an event in our action-packed guide that's perfect for you.
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Good to know
Due to bad weather or unforseen circumstances events are sometimes cancelled. Please contact us (or the event organiser) during office hours or check back to the event's page on this website, if you want to check if the event is still taking place. If you've booked in advance and the event is cancelled, you'll be contacted by telephone.
If refreshments are provided, it will be highlighted in the event description. Therefore, please consider the duration of the event you're attending, as it may be essential for you to bring a packed lunch and sufficient drinking fluids. Also take into account the event location, as it may not be in a convenient place to access local shops and services.
Photographs at Events
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The vast majority of our events are suitable for those under the age of 16 years, and many are perfect for all the family to enjoy. However, we ask parents and guardians to use careful judgement before booking those under 16 on some events, such as conservation work parties and surveys or those taking place in the evening.
If you're unsure, please contact the Trust or the event organiser for more information about the event you have in mind. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult (apart from Wildlife Watch groups).
Reserves Officer, Andrew Walter will update us on recent developments at this very special nature reserve which provides visitors with a great visitor and wildlife experience!
Rowan Worsman will describe the life of a hedgehog from birth, the difficulties it will encounter in life, why it may come into her care and how you may be able to help.
Join Chris Winnick, Chair of the Cumbrian branch of Butterfly Conservation to hear about butterflies in Cumbria.
Tanya St Pierre, the manager of the 'Get Cumbria Buzzing' project will talk to us this evening about the world of pollinators and what is being done by way of support for conservation in…
Join Penny Moreton for photos and anecdotes of her journey round the world, attempting to tick off her sought-after-animals list.
Tony Mayo, local group committee member, will present a show from his visit to Madagascar following a short AGM.
Maurice Steele, the well-known local botanist and naturalist, looks at how we use the word wild as in wild water, wild weather and wildlife.
The conference will examine the evidence of human impact on environmental degradation through climate change and ecosystem destruction.
Last June, the Trust's Education Officer, Jamie Normington walked 200 miles across northern England.