November 2018 – Badgers

BADGERS – THEIR BIZARRE BEHAVIOUR AND BIOLOGY BY PAMELA MYNOTT FROM LEICESTERSHIRE AND RUTLAND BADGER TRUST Pamela delivered a presentation with videos of badger behaviour of which took many years of badger watching in the dark of the night sitting quietly by Continue reading November 2018 – Badgers

October 2018 – Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre

On Sunday 7th October we had a great visit to the Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre and Bird of Prey Hospital.    It was so good that 9 members attended, we had a lovely sunny autumnal morning for a walk round the Continue reading October 2018 – Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre

August 2018 – LYDIA SMITH FROM NATURE’S BURROW AT OLD TREE PLANT NURSERY

It was good that so many members attended due to being a very warm August Sunday afternoon. We welcomed Lydia Smith who has set up Nature’s Burrow (a great name) at the Old Tree PlantNursery near Wolverhampton.   Lydia has set Continue reading August 2018 – LYDIA SMITH FROM NATURE’S BURROW AT OLD TREE PLANT NURSERY

March 2017 – Bridgenway Mews Falconry

Due to unforeseen problems the March meeting was held a week later than usual, but the extra wait was forgiven when our Chair, Belle Bird, began her talk. Belle gave a brief but interesting and amusing life story before showing Continue reading March 2017 – Bridgenway Mews Falconry

September 2016 – National Memorial Arboretum

A slightly delayed report – but back in September we visited the National Memorial Arboretum We had arranged to meet there in time to visit the Memorial Chapel for the 11:00 am Remembrance Service and to hear a brief introduction Continue reading September 2016 – National Memorial Arboretum

February 2017 – Dave Hollis

Our February meeting was ‘A Tale of Dragons & Damsels’ with Dave Hollis.  Dave treated us to some lovely pictures of dragonflies and damselflies taken from around the UK – and all accompanied with stories that utilised Dave’s wicked sense of humour. Continue reading February 2017 – Dave Hollis

Austrey Open Day – July 9th

tza and Bridgenways Mews Falconry are teaming up for a one off event, to see what causes we support and what jollies we have planned for the rest of the year.  Come and see us at Austrey Festival 9th July 11am-4pm. Continue reading Austrey Open Day – July 9th

June 2016 – Monkey Forest

Barbary Macaque at Monkey Forest, Trentham. Photo by Tim Ellis

Some of our more adventurous members made their way to the ‘Monkey Forest’ at Trentham. Here there are about 140 Barbary Macaques roaming freely among trees and open spaces. Along the visitor pathways there are many information boards with snippets Continue reading June 2016 – Monkey Forest

April 2016 – Limericks

You may already have seen some of the great Cartoons from our April Meeting (click here) – but this was not the only competition on the day.  We also had a god at writing some Limericks with the theme of Continue reading April 2016 – Limericks