Monday 15th October 2018:Autumn Leaves – Trees Through the Year

Autumn Leaves – Trees Through the Year As well as the wonderful colours of autumn, this meeting covers the seasonal changes in our forests and woodlands throughout the rest of the year. From spring buds and flower pollination to seed dispersal, learn how wildlife depends on trees and vice versa.   Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT Click here for a map. Admission: RSPB Members: £1.50 per child per meeting. (RSPB Membership Card or Number required.) Non-members: £2.50 per child per meeting. Indoor Meeting Times: 6 to 9 years (Yr 1 to Yr 4) – 6.00 to 7.00 … Click here for more information…..

Saturday 13th October 2018: Nature Needs You Welly Walk – West Park, Macclesfield

Nature Needs You and Welly Walk – West Park Wildlife Explorers are joining forces with Macclesfield Town Council to run this action-packed family event in West Park. Discover how you can help the wildlife in your garden – make a bee home, build a bird box, create bird food for your garden birds and plant native wildflower seeds to take home. With storytelling, birdwatching and bushcraft there’s something for everyone. West Park, Macclesfield. Look for our stall near the café. 10am – 3pm … Click here for more information…..

Monday 18th June 2018: SCREAMING SWIFTS SUMMER PARTY

Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT Click here for a map. Join Wildlife Explorers to learn about these incredible birds and how our ‘Swifts Over Macclesfield‘ project hopes to make sure that there’s always space for swifts in Macclesfield. We’ll be trying to spot Swifts screaming in town, playing swift -themed environmental games and enjoying some party food – bring a plate of food to share! Admission: RSPB Members: £1.50 per child per meeting. (RSPB Membership Card or Number required.) Non-members: £2.50 per child per meeting. Indoor Meeting Times: 6 to 9 years (Yr 1 to Yr 4) … Click here for more information…..

Saturday 9th June 2018: Mini Bioblitz and Picnic – Lindow Common, Wilmslow

Venue: Lindow Common, Wilmslow Time:    10.30am – 12.30pm Celebrate biodiversity at Lindow Common. Join Wildlife Explorers as we try to identify as many different species as possible in just two hours. We’ll be listing trees, plants, birds, Insects, spiders, and a whole host of invertebrates. Meet at the big car park opposite the Boddington Arms. Advanced Booking Essential. Ring 07870 804413 to book your places. Ideal for families and accompanied children Children must be accompanied by an adult Facts about Lindow Common SSSI – Did you know that Lindow Common in Wilmslow features one of the world’s most threatened habitats? The … Click here for more information…..

Saturday 27th January 2018: Big Garden Birdwatch, West Park, Macclesfield

  Join Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers to take part in the annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey with lots of tips an garden bird ID and completing your own survey at home. Meeting point: Outside the cafe, West Park,  Prestbury Road,  Macclesfield, SK10 3BJ  Time: 10.00am to 12.00 noon Information:  Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration of the meeting Ideal for families and accompanied children. Our outdoor events are suitable for all ages. No charge – suggested donation £1 per child. Car Park charges apply at some Outdoor Venues. Please wear warm, waterproof clothing and footwear, with appropriate sun protection … Click here for more information…..

Monday 15th January 2018: Garden Birds – Our Familiar Feathered Friends

Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT Click here for a map. Admission: RSPB Members: £1.50 per child per meeting. (RSPB Membership Card or Number required.) Non-members: £2.50 per child per meeting. Indoor Meeting Times: 6 to 9 years (Yr 1 to Yr 4) – 6.00 to 7.00 pm Over 9 years (Yr 4 to Yr 7 & Teenagers) – 7.15 to 8.30 pm The Indoor meeting activities start promptly at these times – please arrive in good time to ‘sign in’. … Click here for more information…..

Sunday 3rd December 2017: Tree Dressing and Silly Hat Competition

Venue: Macclesfield Forest Meet at: The Trentabank Ranger Centre , Macclesfield Forest, SK11 0NS (SJ961711). Please note there is a charge for the car park . Free parking on the road is available in designated spaces only. Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm   Join Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers at their annual family event to celebrate the importance of trees and woodland to wildlife and people. We’ll be getting arty, creating a seasonal woodland art gallery with environmentally-friendly  materials. Please wrap up warm and wear sturdy sensible footwear –  don’t forget your Silly Hat! Ideal for families and accompanied children Children must … Click here for more information…..

Monday 16th October 2017: Alien Invaders

  Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT Click here for a map. Admission: RSPB Members: £1.50 per child per meeting. (RSPB Membership Card or Number required.) Non-members: £2.50 per child per meeting. Indoor Meeting Times: 6 to 9 years (Yr 1 to Yr 4) – 6.00 to 7.00 pm Over 9 years (Yr 4 to Yr 7 & Teenagers) – 7.15 to 8.30 pm The Indoor meeting activities start promptly at these times – please arrive in good time to ‘sign in’. … Click here for more information…..