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Special events planned for Netherfield Lagoons nature reserve

A nature reserve in Netherfield is throwing open its doors for a series of guided walks over the spring and summer months.

People can learn more about the plant life and also wild inhabitants at Netherfield Lagoons by joining one of the walks, which are being run by site manager Pete Smith

The meeting point for them all is the same: the footbridge over the Ouse Dyke onto the reserve that is reached using the footpath from Teal Close.

Here’s the schedule of walks taking place over the next few months…

Sunday, March 17, 2pm
Wildlife Walk
Come and see what life is stirring at the lagoons.

Tuesday, March 19, 2pm
Wildlife Walk
Come and see what life is stirring at the lagoons.

Tuesday, April 16, 2pm
Bird Walk – Migrants
See what migrants are going through. We may be lucky and get a Redstart.

Sunday, April 21, 9am
Bird Walk – Migrants
See what migrants are going through. We may be lucky and get a Redstart.

Tuesday, May 14, 2pm
Warbler Walk
There should be ten species of warbler singing. Get to grips with the songs and calls.




Sunday, May 19, 9am
Warbler Walk
There should be ten species of warbler singing. Get to grips with the songs and calls.

Friday, May 24, 2pm
Wildlife Walk
Enjoy the sheer exuberance of spring at the lagoons.

Sunday, May 26, 9am
Wildlife Walk
Enjoy the sheer exuberance of spring at the lagoons.

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PICTURED: Netherfield Lagoons

Sunday, June 2nd, 9am
Orchid Walk
There are five species to see – if they are all in flower together.

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Monday, June 3, 2pm
Orchid Walk
There are five species to see – if they are all in flower together.

Tuesday, June 11, 2pm
Wildlife Walk
The birds will be nesting. Flowers will be out and insects buzzing.

Sunday, June 16th, 9am
Wildlife Walk
The birds will be nesting. Flowers will be out and insects buzzing.

Friday, June 21, 2pm
Insect Safari
A chance to visit some areas off the path to see what is lurking there. Be prepared for mud and brambles.

Sunday, June 23, 9am
Insect Safari
A chance to visit some areas off the path to see what is lurking there. Be prepared for mud and brambles.

Sunday, July 7, 9am
Butterfly Walk
Learn to identify ‘Browns’ and ‘Whites’.

Tuesday, July 9, 2pm
Butterfly Walk
Learn to identify ‘Browns’ and ‘Whites’.

Friday, July 19, 2pm
Insect Safari
A chance to visit some areas off the path to see what is lurking there. Be prepared for mud and brambles.

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