Leicestershire and Rutland Badger Group Meetings, 2018

Please note that all the indoor meetings are at Claremont Methodist Church, Claremont Street, Belgrave, Leicester LE4 7QG, which is comfortable and well equipped. It can now be reached via the Redhill Roundabout.

Thursday 7th November, 7.30 pm. 'THE WOODLAND TRUST'.
Ian Retson will give a talk on our woods and forests, focussing on the wildlife of Willersley Wood, in the National Forest.

Wednesday 12th, 7.30 pm. 'CHRISTMAS SOCIAL, SKITTLES EVENING'.
This will take place at 'The Rose and Crown', Thurnby. The cost of £10 includes a hot meal and raffle tickets. For more details e-mail the Badger Group (info@badgergroup.org.uk).
Sunday 6th January, 10.45 am. 'BADGER GROUPíS NEW YEAR WALK'.
We will meet at 10.45 pm at the 'Cow and Plough', Stoughton Grange, Oadby, Gartree Road, Leicester LE2 2FB. The walk will take at the adjacent Stoughton Grange Estate and at the Evington Arboretum. Both are areas of local historic interest. We will look for all wildlife, but particularly for signs of badgers and their setts which we will record. The walk will end with a pub lunch at the 'Cow and Plough'..
For more details e-mail the Badger Group (info@badgergroup.org.uk).

Jack Curran, animal care supervisor, at Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital will give an illustrated talk covering the history, animal patients and the main goals of the hospital.
This meeting will begin with the AGM of the Leicestershire and Rutland Badger Group.

Thursday 14th March, 7.30 pm. 'PROBLEM PLANTS ON LEICESTER RIVERSIDE'.
Adrian Lane, who was Senior Riverside Officer for Leicester City Council for many years, will give an illustrated talk on this problem.

Thursday 11th April, 7.30 pm.'THE BADGERS OF SHERWOOD FOREST'.
Barbara Meyer, a wildlife photographer from Nottinghamshire, will give a talk including videos, on her badger surveying in the Sherwood Forest.

Thursday 14th November 7.30 pm 'CONSERVATION GRAZING'
Neil Pilcher, Senior Conservation Officer, for the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust, will give an illustrated talk on how grazing helps the wildlife on some of the Trust's nature reserves.

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