Enjoy the East Riding Countryside at Danes Dyke Local Nature Reserve and Pocklington Arts Centre

Tue, 21 Jan 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has begun 2020 with a new programme of events to make the most of the stunning East Riding countryside.

Saturday, 25 January and Saturday, 8 February:  Hedgelaying Conservation Days at Danes Dyke Local Nature Reserve

Join in, learn new skills and practice the old art of hedgelaying. Learn how to lay a hedge and at the same time recreate an excellent habitat for wildlife on this coastal reserve for years to come. Participants should meet at Danes Dyke Local Nature Reserve overflow car park, located on the right side of the reserve’s exit road (pay and display charges apply), near Bridlington, YO15 1AA.

The event runs from 10am-3pm and people can stay as long as they wish.

Booking is essential for this free event, which is suitable for adults, although young people aged 16-18 can attend if accompanied by an adult.

Book online at eastridingcoastandcountryside.co.uk/whats-on or call 01482 395320 in office hours.

Wednesday, 29 January : Birds of Millington Woods and Eastrington Ponds

Millington Wood and Eastrington Ponds are popular local nature reserves, and are the theme for this beautifully illustrated wildlife talk. Participants will see the findings of recent bird surveys which established how successfully birds are nesting and thriving in these very different environments. Presented by ornithologist Richard Baines, a knowledgeable ecologist and passionate conservationist, this will be an enthralling evening suitable for everyone who loves wildlife.

Participants should meet at Pocklington Arts Centre, Market Place, Pocklington YO42 2AR. The event will run from 7.15pm-8.45pm.

Booking is essential via www.pocklingtonartscentre.co.uk

Tickets cost: Adults £3.50 and Children/young people (under 16) and Adults over 60 £2.50.

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