Mid-Term Events

Check out our Bank Holiday Weekend & Halloween events at the Visitor Centre. We encourage anyone attending to dress up! Highlights include the 'Meet the Owls' which will allow visitors to appreciate these amazing creatures up close and the pumpkin hunts which will run twice during the week. Some spooky storytelling will also be in the mix. Talks will be family friendly but please note that the talk on the 28th will be a little more technical. We can't wait...

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Know your SACs from your SPAs: Explaining Natura 2000

by Patrick Barrett The Natura 2000 sites encompass 18% of the EU’s land cover and 6% of its marine territory, making it the ‘largest coordinated network of protected areas in the world’[1]. Its sole purpose is the protection of our prized habitats and the animals who inhabit them. The animals and habitats they strive to protect are those most vulnerable, who, without protective interference would most likely become extinct. The sites are designated from areas where habitats and bird species,...

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