WEB EVENTS

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Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Thrupp Lake
Local expert Ben Carpenter will take you on a guided walk around beautiful Thrupp Lake, near Abingdon, where you’ll learn more about the birds and their habitats. Thrupp Lake is one of the top birding sites in the area and … Read More
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm OU Museum of Natural History
For more than five years, Steven Powles has been observing and filming the life of an otter in a river close to his house in Devon. Come and enjoy this remarkable insight into the life of a wild otter. A … Read More
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Earth Trust
Join Earth Trust’s Head of Land Management Chris Parker for a guided tour of the River of Life wetland and discover what’s been achieved four years after work started. In 2013 Earth Trust embarked on an ambitious project to re-wild … Read More
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm Snells Wood, East Hendred
Snells Wood conservation work party. Volunteers needed for hands on habitat creation – refreshments provided. Accompanied children welcome. We can supply some tools and gloves, but you may prefer to bring your own. Loppers, secateurs, bow saws, pruning saws and … Read More
Mar 5 @ 8:00 pm Blewbury Manor Barn
Paul St. Pierre of the Environment Agency will talk about work done to restore chalkland rivers, with particular reference to the Kennet and Lambourn valleys. Chalk streams are a unique and rare habitat, typified by crystal clear waters and abundant … Read More
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Farmoor Reservoir
Please come along and join in on some habitat management on three nature reserve wetland meadows next to Farmoor reservoir. Tasks include coppicing willow and alder scrub raking and clearing vegetation. No experience necessary! bring wellies and lunch and join … Read More
Mar 10 all-day Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Come along to our Spring Recorders’ Conference to find out about wildlife recording and conservation in Oxfordshire and Berkshire. There will be a range of talks and workshops, as well as opportunities to network and meet local organisations and recording … Read More
Mar 25 all-day Milham Ford Nature Park
Milham Ford Nature Park stream and ponds were created in 2008-2009 in an area that had previously been 8 tarmac tennis courts for use of the previous Milham Ford School. A stream which had been piped underground across the playing … Read More
Mar 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Blewbury Manor Barn
Dr. Catherine Long (who grew up in Blewbury) will talk about her work supporting local communities and indigenous peoples in Africa and Latin America to secure their rights to control and manage forests – and to engage in global debates … Read More
Apr 8 all-day Stansfeld Park
Stansfeld Park in Headington Quarry is set within 18 acres of woodland with ponds, marshland and meadows. The undulating landscape results from quarrying for limestone in the area, stone that was used to build many of Oxford’s colleges, churches and … Read More
Apr 10 – Apr 13 all-day Arts at the Old Fire Station, Oxford
Oxford’s informal, dynamic, free and open-access event, co-ordinated by inspired individuals and independent organisations. Join us for a week of exploring place-based approaches to social change. For more information on our schedule of events and attending please see www.marmalade.io, or … Read More
Apr 15 all-day Jubilee Fields
We’ll be carrying our site maintenance and fencing. We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring a packed lunch and wear old clothes and stout footwear. Under-18s are welcome if accompanied … Read More
Apr 21 all-day Chimney Meadows Reserve
An overview of some of the approaches taken whilst monitoring birds. Aimed at people with some identification skills but limited experience of surveys who want to widen their knowledge. You will learn about Breeding Bird Surveys and territory mapping among … Read More
Apr 23 all-day Any waterbody in the Thames catchment
The WaterBlitz is a one-day event where volunteers in the Thames Valley collect as many water quality samples as possible. The purpose is to get an overview of the water quality in lakes, ponds and streams throughout the Thames Valley. … Read More
Apr 29 all-day Aston Rowant
Our April visit to this important National Nature Reserve in the Chilterns. We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring a packed lunch and wear old clothes and stout footwear. Under-18s … Read More
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Farmoor Reservoir
Join us at Farmoor reservoir to celebrate local bird life with Oxford Ornithological Society. Activities include birdwatching tours, bird ringing demonstrations, moth identification, RSPB and Barn owl stalls and nature crafts and activities. Free event and free car parking on … Read More
May 6 all-day Aston's Eyot
We’ll be working for, and with, the Friends of Aston’s Eyot to open up a large nettle-infested glade. The plan is to mow and rake the denser swaths of nettles; but to pull or dig them out where they’re in … Read More
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Mix, Wantage
Find out how to identify beneficial and undesirable wildlife in the garden, how to attract beneficial wildlife into your garden and make a mini bug house to take home with you. Part and fully funded places are available – get in touch … Read More
May 13 all-day Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
We’re back to one of our favourite sites this week. We’ll be helping the Reserve warden maintain the nationally important calcareous grassland habitat. We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring … Read More
May 19 – May 20 all-day The Mix, Wantage
In this weekend course, explore the basics of permaculture and how it can help redesign your lifestyle and landscape. Part and fully funded places also available – please get in touch for details.  
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Farmoor Reservoir
Come along to our moth morning identification and see what species are found at Farmoor and by the river Thames. No experience necessary, Tea/Coffee and good company provided!!
May 20 all-day Chilswell Valley
Today’s task has been arranged in collaboration with BBOWT as part of their ‘Wild Oxford’ conservation project (for more info. see http://www.bbowt.org.uk/wildoxford). We’ll be working in a wooded part of the valley to reroute a public access path, relocate a … Read More
May 25 – May 27 all-day Earthwatch
Calling all education professionals, are you wanting to take learning outside the classroom and connect your students to nature? If yes, sign up to Teach Earth 2018. Attend a two day immersive weekend in Oxfordshire or mid-Wales this Spring/Summer 2018 … Read More
May 27 all-day Chilswell Valley
Continuing from the task last week, we’ll be working in a wooded part of the valley to reroute a public access path, relocate a pedestrian gate, and replace a short but relatively complicated stretch of post and wire fencing. We’ll … Read More
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day Earthwatch
Calling all education professionals, are you wanting to take learning outside the classroom and connect your students to nature? If yes, sign up to Teach Earth 2018. Attend a two day immersive weekend in Oxfordshire or mid-Wales this Spring/Summer 2018 … Read More
Jun 3 all-day Matthew Arnold Field
Another day’s work on Boars Hill. This time on the southern side of the hill in a wood just below Mathew Arnold Field on a site owned by the Oxford Preservation Trust – we’ll be building revetments. We’ll provide all … Read More
Jun 10 all-day Trap Grounds
We’ll be working with the Friends of the Trap Grounds repairing of the recently vandalised bird hide and other things. We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring a packed lunch … Read More
Jun 16 @ 12:00 am – 5:00 pm Westmill Wind Farm
A fun day suitable for all ages to celebrate 10 years of wind energy production at Westmill. Entry free. Site tours (see inside a wind turbine), live music, hands on craft making and various activities, giant kite display, refreshments, bar … Read More
Jun 17 all-day Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
Our monthly return visit to this important National Nature Reserve in the Chilterns. We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring a packed lunch and wear old clothes and stout footwear. … Read More
Jun 23 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Farmoor Reservoir
Come along to our moth morning identification and see what species are found at Farmoor and by the river Thames. No experience necessary, Tea/Coffee and good company provided!!