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  • Sat, 18/08/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Ballachurry Nature Reserve Church Road IM9 6LN

    Wildlife Counts: Introduction to spider identification. 18th August, 2.00 – 4.00pm. Manx Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve at Ballachurry Wetland, near Port Erin (SC210694). Spend a couple of hours with Kate Hawkins looking for spiders in their natural habitats and learn some identification tips for some of the more easily recognisable species. Not suitable for young children.

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    Spider

  • Mon, 20/08/2018 - 2:00pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    Ballaglas has lots of beetles, we hope we will find some as we wander through this delightful glen. What else will we catch on our bug hunt?

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    Beetle

  • Tue, 21/08/2018 - 1:30pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    Hermit Crabs just love the rockpools on Douglas Beach and we always catch plenty of Blennies here too. Come along for a wonderful exploration of our sea life.

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    Rockpooling

  • Fri, 24/08/2018 - 1:30pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    The Ayres National Nature Reserve is a beautiful spot to go looking for lizards, and why not look at the sea birds from the bird observatory tower there are usually gannets putting on a fabulous diving display. Watch out for the leaping grasshoppers as you walk along the paths on the lichen heathland here. It’s a truly magical spot come and explore it with us.

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    Lazing Lizards

  • Sat, 25/08/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Shoprite,Victoria Road, Douglas

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    Wave Goodbye to Plastic Logo

  • Tue, 28/08/2018 - 2:00pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    The sand dunes here are bright with floral display, you have to be a tough plant to live in this dry and sandy soil. Join us spotting the different species some are really quite tiny!

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    Sand Dune Flora

  • Thu, 30/08/2018 - 2:00pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    Explore the secret stream life of the Silverburn as we kick sample the stream. You will be amazed at the amount of life which lurks beneath the surface.

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    Stream Dipping

  • Tue, 04/09/2018 - 1:30pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    Let’s head up high into the hills to our nature reserve at Dalby Mountain, find out all about moss and the wonderful peat bogs here. We might even find the tiny sundew carnivorous plants (yes they eat insects!) A great way to finish off the summer season of wildlife adventure.

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    Bog

  • Fri, 21/09/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Ardwhallan Outdoor Education Centre Braddan IM4 5EU

    A training event for those interested in learning about identification of beetles, as well as how to monitor for them, which can help inform us about environmental conditions and quality.

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    Beetle

  • Sat, 17/11/2018 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm - Manx Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Braddan Church Hall

    Imagine having to live outside in this cold weather? Brrr and trying to find food everyday. Come along to this workshop and we will mix up food treats to give a helping hand for our wildlife from shivering sparrows to the occasional hedgehog which might have woken up from it’s winter slumber.

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    Fat Balls