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RSPB Events - July 2012

Author: Mark Brandon, RSPB, Sandy Published: 1st July 2012 10:44

 The Lodge, RSPB HQ, Sandy
The Lodge, RSPB HQ, Sandy

RSPB The Lodge
SG19 2DL
01767 680541

July Events 2012

Tuesday morning walkers

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Weekly walks around the reserve with a leader, looking for birds, wildlife and enjoying the site. Everyone welcome.
Cost: adults £3 (free for RSPB members)
For more information about this event please call 01767 680541

Optics Demo

Thursday, 5 July
10 - 4

Our expert will be on hand to demonstrate the latest binoculars and telescopes. Try them out while enjoying the birds on view as well.

Free event, held at The Lodge shop

Date with Nature Dusk Watch

Friday, 6 July     Times advised on booking
Tuesday, 17 July     Times advised on booking
Further dates through August/September

An exciting evening event, experiencing the sights and sounds of the reserve as darkness creeps over and secretive nocturnal creatures begin to emerge!


Cost: RSPB members £4, non members £6- including car park and entry.

Check for latest news and dates on www.rspb.org.uk/thelodge

All Nature, ‘Bioblitz' Day

Saturday, 21 July

An all day celebration of the fantastic array of wildlife seen at The Lodge, for all of the family. Join us and local experts as we find out what flutters, buzzes, creeps, crawls and flies on the reserve. Come along any time between 10am and 5pm for activities and self-guided walks. Guided walks, including birds and moths, to be announced shortly.

Cost: Self- led free with trail sheets supplied. (Donations gratefully accepted)

Guided: RSPB members £3, non-members £4, children £3, RSPB Wildlife Explorers £2.

Parking charges apply to non RSPB members. £4 per vehicle.

Minibeast Safari

Wednesday, 25 July
2pm - 4pm
Friday, 27 July
2pm - 4pm

Kids love to delve and discover the bugs, beetles and beasties living in the undergrowth on the reserve.

Booking essential, limited numbers.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cost: Adults free, children £4, RSPB Wildlife Explorers £3.

Parking charges apply to non RSPB members £4 per vehicle.

Date with Nature   Dragonfly Watch

Saturday, 28 & Sun 30 July
11am - 4pm

Meet our friendly staff and volunteers who will be on hand to show dragonflies, flitting and skimming around the ponds and the old swimming pool at the Lodge.

Binoculars available for even closer views! Make your own little dragonfly to take home.

Free event. Booking not required. Donations for dragonfly making welcome.

Car parking charges apply to Non-RSPB members. £4 per vehicle.

Children's Nature Discovery

Monday, 30 July
2pm - 4pm

Enjoy a walk discovering bugs, birds, butterflies and dragonflies and try some bark rubbing along the way.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Booking essential. Limited numbers

Cost: Adults free, children £4, RSPB Wildlife Explorers £3

Parking charges apply to non RSPB members. £4 per vehicle

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