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Cottenham Open For Nature Day

Join us at Cottenham Village Green on Saturday 12th August (11am-2pm) to discover local wildlife and find out how you can support our much loved species! * LEARN from the experts on hand to showcase the wildlife that’s living in the local area. * ENJOY tailor made talks, table top displays and hands-on activities. * TALK to wildlife organisations and local groups who’ll be sharing their ongoing work to support wildlife within Cambridgeshire.

  • 12th August 2023
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us at Cottenham Village Green on Saturday 12th August (11am-2pm) to discover local wildlife and find out how you can support our much loved species!

* LEARN from the experts on hand to showcase the wildlife that’s living in the local area.
* ENJOY tailor made talks, table top displays and hands-on activities.
* TALK to wildlife organisations and local groups who’ll be sharing their ongoing work to support wildlife within Cambridgeshire.

The Cambridgeshire Mammal Group will also be setting up small mammal traps at 7pm on Friday 11th and opening them at 8am on Saturday 12th at the Old Recreation Ground off Broad Lane (grid reference: TL 44719 68454). Do come down to the Old Rec at those times to learn more

We will be joined by:
* RSPB
* Cambridgeshire Mammal Group
* Cambridgeshire County Moth Recorder
* Local wildlife expert and guide David Chandler
* HistoryNeedsYou
* Other groups TBC!

With street food available from the Wandering Yak and organic apple juice to purchase from Fen End Farm.

Location: Cottenham Village Green, Cottenham, CB24 8TX.  Grid reference: TL 44810 67101. What3words: impact.sensitive.slowness

This Open For Nature day is brought to you by the team at New Life on the Old West. It is one of a number of local events designed to celebrate and champion local wildlife right on the doorstep of fenland communities.

Facilities

  • Car Parking
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