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THAMES VALLEY NETWORK RIVERSIDE PROJECT

WILDLIFE   ACTIVITIES   DAY

Saturday, October 1st 2011

 

Dinton Pastures Multi-Activity Centre

 

Wokingham U3A is organising a day to learn about the bird and insect life around Lavell’s Lake, within the Dinton Pastures Nature Reserve, Hurst, RG10 0TH

 

Programme for the day:-

 

10.00       Coffee and registration

 

10.30       Illustrated talk on the identification of water birds by Fraser Cottington,

                        Chairman of the “Friends of Lavell’s Lake”

 

11.15        Illustrated talk on the identification of insects by Jon Cole

                        Vice-Chairman of Wokingham U3A and entomologist.

 

PICNIC LUNCH

 

13.00        Guided walks around the site, using the bird hides and catching insects,               led by Fraser Cottington and Jon Cole

 

15.30 -16.00       Compare notes and tea

 

Cost of day £5, including coffee, talks and walks and use of bird hides.  Bring your own lunch.  Cost of car-park £2 (payable on arrival)

 

Numbers will be limited by the size of the Activity Centre, and walking groups.  All U3As in the Thames Valley area are invited to join us.

 

Enquiries contact:    Patsy Thornton:-    Chairman@wokinghamu3a.org.uk     

01344 774812  (not before 16th August)

 

 

I / we would like to register for the Wildlife Activities Day on October 1st.

 

Name(s)  ………………………………………….    U3A ………………………………….

 

 

Tel: ……………………………..  Email …………………………………………………….

 

 

Enclosed cheque (payable to U3A Thames Valley Network)  £ ………………………

 

Please return to:  Mrs Patsy Thornton, 6 Highway, Crowthorne, RG45 6HE

 

(Acknowledgement will be by email unless an s.a.e. is enclosed)

 

 

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