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Open For Nature Day – Haddenham

Free Community Event! Discover local wildlife and find out how you can support our much-loved species.

  • 24th June 2023 - 24th June 2023
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

FREE:  Haddenham: Open for Nature Day

Join us at Fairchild’s Meadow on Saturday 24th June (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, tabletop displays and hands-on activities.
  • TAKE PART in bumblebee walks and botanical surveying.
  • TALK to wildlife organisations and local groups who’ll be sharing their ongoing work to support wildlife within Cambridgeshire.

We will be joined by:

  • RSPB ‘Operation Turtle Dove’
  • Cambridgeshire Mammal Group
  • Cambridgeshire County Moth Recorder
  • Bumblebee Conservation Trust
  • The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire
  • Haddenham Conservation Society
  • Ann Sherwood (local ecologist)
  • Hilary Conlan (pollination expert)
  • HistoryNeedsYou
  • Fen End Farm

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.

Location: Fairchild’s Meadow, Chewells Lane, Haddenham, Ely, CB6 3SS (Grid reference: TL 46651 75785 and What3Words: ///legroom.fortnight.losses )

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  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Accessibility

Accessibility Facilities

  • Assistance dogs welcome

Did you know?

Lord Byron, the famous Romantic poet, is said to have kept a bear while he was a student at Trinity College in the 1800s.