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Owlets: Bunnies in the Barn
22nd February 2024 10:00am
Who doesn’t love fluffy bunnies? Come and join us for a morning of fun on the farm, meet our cute rabbits and guinea pigs in the barn, and take part in some bunny themed activities! Please note: All Owls must be accompanied by an adult (who will be included in the Owl ticket), and...
Volunteers: Garden- Long Grasses cut back
26th February 2024 10:30am
A new growing season is almost upon us and today we are tackling he grasses at the front of our residential centre.
Volunteers: Conservation- Meadow and Woodland cut back and burn piles
4th March 2024 10:30am
Back in the wood today. We made a valiant attempt at clearing two burn piles a few weeks ago. A bit more still remains though and it will be good to clear before Spring gets a grip down in Hartford Wood and the meadow.
Little Owls: Hopping Mad
7th March 2024 10:00am
Let’s learn all about frogs! We’ll be looking at their life cycle, habitats, and maybe even searching for some in the pond, along with a range of other fun and froggy activities. Note: Please note: All Owls must be accompanied by an adult (who will be included in the Owl ticket), and we’re unable to...
Eagle Owls: Tern Decoy Workshop
17th March 2024 10:00am
Did you know that decoys can be used to attract birds to ideal nesting locations? Using a method called ‘social attraction’, birds will land near the decoys believing they are part of an existing nesting colony. This strategy is important in conservation work with endangered bird species whose nesting sites have been threatened by disturbances...
'The Great British Spring Clean' at Calshot
24th March 2024 02:00pm
YOUR FREE TICKET CAN BE BOOKED HERE: Great British Spring Clean at Calshot at Calshot Activities Centre event tickets from TicketSource The Great British Spring Clean is the nation’s biggest mass-action environmental campaign run by Keep Britain Tidy, running the 15th-31st March. As part of this campaign we are running a joint litter pick between...
'Climate Change and Current and Predicted Impacts on New Forest Coastal Wildlife'
26th March 2024 07:00pm
We are pleased to be hosting the first of a series of lectures about the New Forest Coast. This evening talk will be led by Russell Wynn of Wild New Forest in our Fort Climate Centre, where we’ll be looking at how sea level rise and other effects of climate change are set to impact...
Little Owls: Signs of Spring
18th April 2024 10:00am
What signs of Spring will you be able to find in the woods today? Join us at the Treehouses while we search for them! There will be plenty of budding leaves and colourful flowers to find from daffodils to bluebells, we’ll keep our eyes peeled for frog spawn and our ears ready for sounds of...
'Archaeology and Coastal Change in the Western Solent'
1st May 2024 07:00pm
For our second lecture about the New Forest Coast we welcome Garry Momber, the director of the Maritime Archaeology Trust (MAT). MAT has been investigating, protecting and promoting maritime archaeology and heritage for over 30 years, both locally and internationally. Join us for an evening of diving into the past of the Solent at our...
Dawn Chorus Bird Watching Walk
5th May 2024 06:00am
This event will be led by talented ornithologist, Graham Giddens, and located at Needs Ore Nature Reserve. With over 20 years experience leading wildlife groups, you will be sure to get the most from your experience. Guiding you through coastal marshland, this carefully planned walk offers stunning scenery and ample opportunity to spot some birds...
Little Owls: Flowers and Colours in the Garden
16th May 2024 10:00am
Join us in the garden as we enjoy the outdoors and discover the wonderful world of flowers in all their different colours. Please note: All Owls must be accompanied by an adult (who will be included in the Owl ticket), and we’re unable to accommodate non-participating younger siblings, including babies. We need supervising adults to...
Bird Watching Walk - Nightjar & Woodcock Evening
22nd May 2024 08:00pm
This event will be led by talented ornithologist, Graham Giddens. With over 20 years experience leading wildlife groups, you will be sure to get the most from your experience. Located within an area of ancient woodland, combined with good moonlight and anticipated high activity of Nightjars and Woodcock, there should be ample opportunity to spot these...