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Haddenham Open For Nature Day

Join with nature experts, wildlife charities and some very special Fenland characters from the past at Fairchild’s Meadow, Chewells Lane, Haddenham for the first ever Open for Nature Day!

  • 18th June 2022 - 18th June 2022
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

You can join with nature experts, wildlife charities and some very special Fenland characters from the past at Fairchild’s Meadow, Chewells Lane, Haddenham for the first ever Open for Nature Day!

Between 11:00 and 14:00, experts will be on hand to help you to discover the wildlife living in the area. There will be talks and lots of activities for all ages including planting wildflowers to take home and grow.

Discover the wildlife living in your local area:

  • Tailor-made talks
  • Stalls
  • Table top displays
  • Actors bringing history to life
  • Hands-on activities (including planting wildflowers to take home and grow)

Celebrate and champion local wildlife right on the doorstep of Fenland communities.

Wildlife organisations and local groups such as the RSPB, Cambridgeshire Mammal Group, and Haddenham Conservation Society will be on hand to share their ongoing work to support wildlife within Cambridgeshire, and visitors will discover lots of ways to get directly involved too. 

At 1pm we’ll be joined by real-life ‘characters’ from the past; hearing stories about what they did (or didn’t do) to help conserve nature in our area. Listen and decide if they are Fenland Heroes or Villains!

Haddenham Open For Nature day is brought to you by the team at New Life on the Old West: a three-year programme designed to deliver small-scale habitat improvements in the arable landscape, the extensive ditch network, and community green spaces deep within the Cambridgeshire Fens, close to the Old West River. The wildlife inspiration activities at our Open for Nature Days, and programme activity more widely, have been made possible thanks to funding by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

 

Facilities

  • Car Parking

Accessibility Facilities

  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Blue Badge Parking
  • Wheel chair accessible
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