The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is a voluntary charitable organisation which cares for Lincolnshire's wildlife and countryside. It is one of 47 similar Wildlife Trusts covering the UK which are affiliated to the Royal Society for Nature Conservation. The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is one of the oldest of these county trusts, having been founded in 1948. The Trust covers the whole of the historic county of Lincolnshire – from the Humber to the Wash. The Trust collaborates closely with many official and voluntary organisations including English Nature and the Countryside Agency, County and District Councils, the Country Landowners and Business Association, the Environment Agency and many others. It is regularly consulted by all these bodies on planning, land management and other countryside matters.
Environmental or ecological centre, Association or society
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust office is not open to the public. Check out the 'Events' section of the website for a calendar of wildlife related events in the region.
Check individual events any entrance fees.
Join Kids' Gang for various environmental and wildlife themed activities at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve. Sessions are run in the school holidays on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, 14.00-16.00 and are mostly suitable for children aged 3-11 years but older children are welcome as long as they are prepared to participate fully. Events are themed, for example recycling or dinosaurs.
How to obtain
Kid's Gang is open for anyone to attend but adults have to stay with their children at all times and booking is essential. There is a small charge of £2.50 per child; adults are free. Contact Liz Worthington on email@example.com for more information, or visit the Events section of the website for upcoming Kids' Gang sessions.
Wildlife Watch Club, Lincolnshire
Wildlife Watch is a nationwide club for children and young teenagers interested in wildlife and conservation. Whether going on wildlife safaris, pond-dipping, creating gardens for wildlife or enjoying picnics and baked potatoes, Wildlife Watch members get a lot of fun out of learning about the environment. They also receive a full colour magazine, 'Watchword', a colour poster and a local newsletter. Wildlife Watch is the way to get children actively involved in their environment. Now, more than ever, our project-based, investigative approach to environental education is relevant to everyone. By taking natural history topics and environmental issues as subjects for projects, Wildlife Watch he
How to obtain
Check out the Lincolnshire Wildlife Watch Club website www.lincswildlifewatch.org.uk and follow the links to join.
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