PGL Children’s Activity Holidays are allowing us to inspect their veteran trees, along with Tarka the Otter’s Beam Weir and the former Rolle Canal.
Enjoy the spring flowers and fresh green leaves of this wildlife-friendly urban open space – and contrast with our ancestor’s lives, 2000+ yrs ago.
Jo Pullin will describe the Life on the Verges - Biosphere Project, followed by a shoreline walk to the west of Fremington Pill.
Chris Hassall will lead us through the Royal Horticultural Society's woodlands and riverside habitat outside its public gardens. The walk will be about 2 miles.
Chris Hassall, possibly with a Commons Conservator, will help us identify a wide variety of trees in their fresh spring “plumage”; and discuss management of the Commons.
In the company of a National Trust staff member, we will investigate the various habitats of Baggy Point, and discuss their management.
Join DWT's Barnstaple local group on a walk around Meeth Quarry. We hope that a DWT Reserves Officer will be able to discuss with us the management of this huge and varied reserve.
Dave Jenkins and the National Trust staff aim to show how this spectacular rocky headland is managed for both public access and wildlife.
There should be an abundance of wild flowers in bloom, and many butterflies and other invertebrates to be seen.
A one-way walk alongside Braunton Pill and Horsey Island inner bank to discuss the C19th reclamation and C21st coastal retreat, including changing wildlife habitats.