Monthly Archives: July 2011

a day of nature surveys – Sat 30 July

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A really nice day – beautiful weather and lots of interest from people in Alexandra Park. The surveys went well with some interesting and unusual findings. Results of the air quality, water, bugs, plants and birds surveys will be posted … Continue reading

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Bat walk – results

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Had a great turn out on Friday, 25 adults and a load of kids. The bats made us wait till after sunset, but it was worth it. Lots of Common pipistrelle bats. There are also Soprano pipistrelle that visit the … Continue reading

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Nature surveys – Sat 30th July

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2pm    Bugs Count 2pm    Plant walk / survey 2pm    Air quality (lichens) survey 4pm    Water quality (pond-dipping) survey 4pm    Soil & earthworm survey 3pm + 5pm    Bird walk Meet at Children’s Centre by the … Continue reading

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Bat walk – Friday 29th July

Meet at 8.30pm at Claremont Road / Smalldale Ave entrance to Alexandra Park. Ecologist Jennie Lord will give a short talk about bats in the park before taking us on a walk using bat detectors.

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Training session on how to do OPAL surveys – Mon 11th July 6.30pm

Jonathan from OPAL NW will be showing us how to complete the OPAL surveys on Monday 11th July at 6.30pm. We meet at Alexandra Park warden’s office off Russell Rd. Everyone who is interested in learning how to complete nature … Continue reading

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