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Apple Day at Eastham Country Park

30th September 2018

Sunday 21st July

New Ferry Butterfly Park Workday

9.30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Scything around the pond in the morning and Charlie’s Field entrance in the afternoon.

This will benefit the spring flowers in the following season.

Scything this time of the year has had the most effect on reducing the vigour of the grasses.

Free volunteering event, bring lunch and stout footwear. Tools, training and tea provided.

Car and cycle parking available on reserve. Good public transport links available. Map of location.

Contact: Paul Loughnane by email or telephone 0151 645 8937.

Sunday 11th August

The Beauty of Heswall’s Heathland

2 - 4 p.m.

We will enjoy a walk through Cleaver Heath and the Heswall Dales, where the heather will be

in flower and discuss the flora and fauna of lowland heaths, as well as their management.

All the while, we will be enjoying spectacular views across the Dee Estuary.

To book:

The maximum group size will be 20, on a first-come-first-served basis.

Meet at Cleaver Heath nature reserve on Oldfield Road, Heswall, CH60 6SG

Stout footwear is recommended.

Please bring waterproof clothing or sun protection (hat, sunscreen, sunglasses) as appropriate.

Bring binoculars if available (not essential). Sorry, no dogs.

Free but donations welcome.