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Volunteer Session - Come Forth for Wildlife

Come join Froglife as we create scrapes for amphibians at Finlay Russell Park. Let us know you are coming along by emailing james.stead@froglife.org. Please bring clothing suitable for the weather and stout footwear, preferably wellies. Waders may be needed on the day but these will be provided.
When
29 Feb 2020 at 11:00am
until 29 Feb 2020 at 12:45pm
Where
South View
Stenhousemuir
Larbert
FK5 3DW

Habitat Management and Creation for Amphibians and reptiles

JoinFroglife for a FREE training course focussing on how to create, manage andrestore ponds for amphibians as well as information on creating habitats forreptiles.

Thefree course will combine an indoor element covering habitat management with avisit to nearby ponds at Kinneil Estate to discuss key habitat types inaddition to the chance to create a terrestrial wildlife feature on site. Through the course you will also be able to learn how to identify the differentreptile and amphibian species of Scotland.

Thiscourse will suit all types of audiences whether you:

Haveyour own garden / allotment plot

Managegrounds as a profession

Volunteerin the environmental sector

Arelooking to gain experience in conservation / environment

Spacesare limited so booking is essential – please contact to reserve a space or ifyou have any queries at all. Suitable outdoor clothing and outdoorfootwear is recommended. Coffee & tea provided. Please contactChris Knowles (chris.knowles@froglife.org / 07949 577 410) to book your space!

This course is part of Froglife’s exciting ComeForth for Wildlife project – working across the Forth Valley to developconnections to conserve and enhance the unique heritage the area offers. Come Forth for Wildlife is funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund andsupported by the Scottish Natural Heritage Biodiversity Challenge Fund. https://www.froglife.org/what-we-do/events/
When
12 Feb 2020 at 10:30am
until 12 Feb 2020 at 4:00pm
Where
1 Loxley
Werrington
Peterborough
PE4 5BW

Froglife Mapestry - Speirs Centre, Alloa

Our Mapestry workshops are FREE textile art workshops for all ages to create a tapestry of the Forth Valley and its local heritage. Draw, colour, paint, stick, cut and add to our wonderful textile Mapestry!

This is an exciting new actvity with Froglife in Scotland! The mapestry activity is occuring across the Forth Valley and we'd love to see you come and contribute your thoughts on local heritage to our map tapestries through our fun arts and crafts sessions!

12 tapestries will be created for each month of the year in total - with these tapestries going on tour around the Forth Valley for all to see for two years once complete.

No experience necessary and this is your chance to let us know what local heritage means to you.

For more information please contact james.stead@froglife.org. Sessions run 10:30am - 12pm then 1pm - 4pm
When
19 Feb 2020 at 10:30am
until 19 Feb 2020 at 4:00pm
Where
Speirs Centre
Alloa
Clackmannanshire
FK10 1JJ

Amphibian and Reptile Habitat Management Training Course

Join Froglife for a FREE training course focussing on how to create, manage and restore ponds for amphibians as well as information on creating habitats for reptiles.

The free course will combine an indoor element covering habitat management held at Braes Golf Club in Maddiston before a visit to habitat works occurring at nearby Valley Park to discuss key habitat types. Our course finishes at Kinneil Local Nature Reserve in Bo'ness to view habitat works carried out in early January 2020. Through the course you will also be able to learn how to identify the different reptile and amphibian species of Scotland.

This course will suit all types of audiences whether you:
• Have your own garden / allotment plot
• Manage grounds as a profession
• Volunteer in the environmental sector
• Are looking to gain experience in conservation / environment

Spaces are limited so booking is essential – please contact to reserve a space or if you have any queries at all. Suitable outdoor clothing and outdoor footwear is recommended. Coffee & tea provided. Please contact Chris Knowles (chris.knowles@froglife.org / 07949 577 410) to book your space!

This course is part of Froglife’s exciting Come Forth for Wildlife project – working across the Forth Valley to develop connections to conserve and enhance the unique heritage the area offers. Come Forth for Wildlife is funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and supported by the Scottish Natural Heritage Biodiversity Challenge Fund.
When
16 Jan 2020 at 10:00am
until 16 Jan 2020 at 4:00pm
Where
Braes Golf Club
Manuel Rigg
Maddiston, Falkirk
FK2 0LS

Froglife Mapestry - Forth Environment Link Falkirk

Our Mapestry workshops are FREE textile art workshops for all ages to create a tapestry of the Forth Valley and its local heritage. Draw, colour, paint, stick, cut and add to our wonderful textile Mapestry!


This is an exciting new actvity with Froglife in Scotland! The mapestry activity is occuring across the Forth Valley and we'd love to see you come and contribute your thoughts on local heritage to our map tapestries through our fun arts and crafts sessions!


12 tapestries will be created for each month of the year in total - with these tapestries going on tour around the Forth Valley for all to see for two years once complete.


No experience necessary and this is your chance to let us know what local heritage means to you.


For more information please contact james.stead@froglife.org. Sessions run 10:00am - 12pm then 1pm - 4pm
When
25 Jan 2020 at 10:00am
until 25 Jan 2020 at 4:00pm
Where
Forth Environment Link
199a - 203 High Street
Falkirk
FK1 1DU

Amphibian and Reptile Habitat Management Course

KinneilEstate, Bo’ness, Scotland —10.30am-4pm —Wednesday 27th November 2019

JoinFroglife for a FREE training course focussing on how to create, manage andrestore ponds for amphibians as well as information on creating habitats forreptiles.

Thefree course will combine an indoor element covering habitat management with avisit to nearby ponds at Kinneil Estate to discuss key habitat types inaddition to the chance to create a terrestrial wildlife feature on site. Through the course you will also be able to learn how to identify the differentreptile and amphibian species of Scotland.

Thiscourse will suit all types of audiences whether you:

Have your owngarden / allotment plot

Manage grounds asa profession

Volunteer in theenvironmental sector

Are looking togain experience in conservation / environment

Spacesare limited so booking is essential – please contact to reserve a space or ifyou have any queries at all. Suitable outdoor clothing and outdoorfootwear is recommended. Coffee & tea provided. Please contactChris Knowles (chris.knowles@froglife.org / 07949 577 410)to book your space!

This course ispart of Froglife’s exciting Come Forth for Wildlife project – working acrossthe Forth Valley to develop connections to conserve and enhance the uniqueheritage the area offers. Come Forth for Wildlife is funded by TheNational Lottery Heritage Fund and supported by the Scottish Natural HeritageBiodiversity Challenge Fund. www.froglife.org

Pond Doctor Event

Froglife's Pond Doctor will be visiting Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park's Balmaha Visitor Centre as part of the new Come Forth for Wildlife project - providing advice on creating and maintaining ponds large and small plus information on Scotland's amphibians and reptiles! Pond dipping will also be running from 12pm - 1.30pm nearby, see what creatures live beneath the surface of the pond!

Come Forth for Wildlife is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund - the project works across the Forth Valley raising awareness of amphibians & reptiles and creating / restoring habitats they depend on.
When
14 Sep 2019 at 11:00am
until 14 Sep 2019 at 3:00pm
Where
Balmaha Visitor Centre
B837
Balmaha
G63 0JQ

Pond creation at Grow in Glenburn Community Garden

Join Froglife as part of the Renfrewshire Living Water project to help restore a pond at the Grow in Glenburn Community Garden!

Renfrewshire Living Waters has been working across 3 sites including Gleniffer Braes Country Park and our final session will see us restore the small pond within the community garden so it can hold water for longer in the year.

Tools, gloves and light refreshments provided – but please bring outdoor clothing suitable for the weather and wellies or waterproof boots. If you intend to come along please let us know - james.stead@froglife.org / 07972 593603
When
23 Jun 2019 at 12:00pm
until 23 Jun 2019 at 4:00pm
Where
Grow in Glenburn Community Garden
Gleniffer Braes Country Park
Paisley
PA2 8TE

Barshaw Gala Day

As part of Renfrewshire Living Waters, Froglife will be in attendance at the Barshaw Gala Day. Come visit our Pond Doctor stall to ask your pond questions and find out how to create ponds for wildlife. Or experience the journey of a Common Toad crossing a wildlife tunnel with our new Virtual Reality exhibition. During the event we will also be hosting one Wildlife Gardening Workshop where attendees can learn all about gardening for wildlife skills.

For any further information please contact james.stead@froglife.org
When
22 Jun 2019 at 11:00am
until 22 Jun 2019 at 4:00pm
Where
Barshaw Park
Glasgow Road
Paisley
PA1 3LT

Pond dipping and amphibian survey skills

Froglife will be at RSPB Lochwinnoch’s bio-blitz event – find us down at the pond to try some pond dipping and see what lives beneath the surface! You can pick up lots of tips and skills on how to identify different amphibian species of Scotland and try our amphibian identification quiz to learn techniques to help your future surveys!

Contact james.stead@froglife.org for any further information
When
16 Jun 2019 at 11:00am
until 16 Jun 2019 at 3:00pm
Where
RSPB Lochwinnoch
Largs Road
Lochwinnoch
PA12 4JF