Upcoming Events

Bug Sorting Workshop NO.3

Come along and learn about invertebrate families and help sort specimens into those families - by doing so you will help really important UEA research into management for important invertebrates in the Brecks!

At Dragonfly house

Sign up today to as many dates* as you like:                                                                               

We have 5 weekday dates (1st, 2nd, 8th,15th and 22nd November) in Norwich that you can book here: https://tinyurl.com/ybkfy8bd

We have weekend sessions (Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th December) in Norwich that you can book here: https://tinyurl.com/y72uqbv4

We have weekend sessions (Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December) in the Brecks that you can book here: https://tinyurl.com/yab8dhkx


Orchards East- Norfolk Launch, Saturday 4th November 2017, 10.00 -15:00, The Green Britain Centre, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7HT

Orchards East is an exciting new environmental and cultural project covering six counties in the East of England – Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Three year project to research, conserve and promote the region’s orchards, their legacy and their future.

Sign up to the Norfolk launch and learn about the project and how you can get involved in volunteering to survey Norfolk’s traditional orchards, amongst other orchard related activities.

 This is a FREE event but booking is required.

If you would like to find out more about the project or come along to the launch, please book a place by contacting: gen@orchardseast.org.uk or visit https://www.uea.ac.uk/orchards-east


Marvellous Mosses                                                                                                                 

Led by county bryophyte recorder Mary Ghullam, explore Norfolk's largest ancient woodland and take a closer look at these fascinating - if often overlooked - primitive plants.

Wednesday 8th November 2017, 13:00, Weavers Way car park, Station Road, Briggate, NR28 9QX (TG316276)                                                                                           

Friday 10thNovember 2017, 11:15, Foxley Wood,Themelthorpe Road, Foxley, NR20 4QR, TG049229   http://norfolknaturalists.org.uk/wp/events/


NT Workshop- ferns and their allies, Saturday 11 November 2017, 10:30-15:30, Trust - Sheringham Park, Visitor Centre, Wood Farm, Upper Sheringham, NR26 8TL

Learn how to tell Lady-ferns from Male-ferns and Hard-ferns from Soft Shield-ferns with local expert Bob Ellis and National Trust Ranger Mary Ghullam. Learn about the unusual life-cycle of the fern and identify different species, both through examining specimens in the classroom and through exploring the ferns growing in Sheringham Park.

Booking essential: http://norfolknaturalists.org.uk/wp/events/


‘The History of the How Hill Trust’, Tuesday 14th November 2017, 19:30-21:30,
St.Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW

Illustrated talk by Simon Partridge, Director of the Trust.


CPD Training course: Basic bat Awareness & Bat Scoping Training Days

It is a full day of training specifically designed for anyone working with trees, such as tree surgeons, estate and woodland managers, conservationists or ecologists. Successful participants will gain the necessary skills to complete initial scoping surveys and secondary non-specialist surveys as recommended in the British Standard BS 8596:2015 Surveying for bats in trees and woodland - Guide.

Final Session: Friday 24th November 2017

To get the application form and book  https://www.anglianecology.co.uk/


Dragonflies and other wildlife distractions of Madagascar, Tuesday 12th December 2017, 19:30, 

St.Andrew's Hall, Eaton, NR4 6NW

Illustrated talk by Dr Pam Taylor. With festive refreshments.