Wildlife Workshops at Rutland Water Nature Reserve

A few more of the popular ‘Wildlife Workshops’ have been organised by Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Watch out for Water Voles – Sunday 28th July 2013, 10am – 4pm: Lloyd Park, Reserve Officer at Rutland Water Nature Reserve will introduce you to the hidden world of Water Voles. Consisting of an informal talk covering field monitoring techniques, interactive identification and a guided walk to identify good habitat for Voles and identification of field signs.

An introduction to bumblebees –  Sunday 4th August 2013, 10am – 4pm.  An informative talk and workshop introducing you to the basics of bumblebee technology. This workshop is for all levels of expertise and is ideal for anyone wanting to improve their knowledge on bees.

Discovering bats – Sunday 25th August 2013, 2pm – 10pm. The evening session will involve a guided bat walk to listen to and identify the bats using bat detectors.



The workshops are £15 per person, per workshop. Tea and coffee are provided but you will need to bring a packed lunch for the all day workshops. To book a place, call 01572 770651 and more information can be found on the Rutland Water Nature Reserve website www.rutlandwater.org.uk

If you are looking to attend one of these events and are looking for accommodation, then why not stay at Puddle Cottage? The 4 star cottage is on the South shore of Rutland Water in the charming village of Edith Weston, close to Rutland Water Nature Reserve. For more details about Puddle Cottage, please visit our homepage. We would be delighted to welcome you.