Events



The Wonder of Birds, Norwich Castle Museum, 24th May - 14th September 2014.
New exhibition open at Norwich Castle Museum, combining art and natural history to explore the cultural impact
of birds on humanity.
http://tinyurl.com/lvk25e5


Hedgerow Harvest, Fairhaven Water Gardens, 7th September 2014.
£8 for adults, £5 for children, age 8+. Sorry, no dogs allowed. Booking essential. Please call 10603 270449
http://www.fairhavengarden.co.uk/events_2014.html


Norfolk Rivers Trust Wildlife Fun Day, Knights Hill Hotel, King's Lynn, 14th September 2014, 10am - 4pm.
Free event in association with Norfolk Wildlife Trust.
• Meet and find out more from environment and wildlife organisations from around Norfolk.
• Free wildlife activities for the whole family.
• Discover the history of the Gaywood Valley with a free walk and talk led by Dr Clive Bond (Booking required).
• Brush up on your wildlife photography skills with a free photography workshop and session (Booking required).
• Free parking and refreshments available.
http://www.norfolkriverstrust.org/events/norfolk-rivers-trust-wildlife-f...



Hingham Bioblitz, Hingham NR9 4AF, 21st September 2014
Get involved in a range of hands-on activities, bug hunts, butterfly walks and bat detecting, plus much more.
Schedule TBC.
http://www.bnhc.org.uk/bioblitz/hingham-bioblitz/


Bridging the Gap: Working together to tackle invasive non-native species in Europe, OPEN, Bank Plain,Norwich.
A major European conference hosted by the Norfolk Non-Native Species Initiative on the 23rd and 24th September 2014
The event marks the end of the RINSE project, but the beginning of an exciting new venture - SEFINS.
The Programme for the 23rd September has been put together by the RINSE partnership - see http://www.rinse-europe.eu/conference
The Programme for the 24th September has come from the SEFINS partnership and can be seen here:
http://www.rinse-europe.eu/cluster-event.
Although 'Bridging the Gap' is a two day event you don't have to register for both days, you can pick the one that is of most interest to you. The events are free to attend, but places are limited, so please register early to avoid disappointment. For details on how to register please follow the links above.


Go wild with Wild About Norfolk - your local wildlife and environmental fair showcasing the fantastic nature of Norfolk.
When? Saturday October 11th, 10am - 4pm.
Where? Easton College, Easton. Just off the A47 next to the Norfolk Showground.
With over 40 exhibitors, learn all about the special wildlife that we are lucky enough to have in Norfolk, and meet the organisations and individuals which help care, protect, preserve and in some cases restore it. Activities include bird or bug box making, tractor rides, wildlife walks, interactive quizzes, handling unexpected creatures, seeing birds in the hand and birds of prey up close, face painting and many, many more delights!
Entry is entirely free, with a café and a BBQ for refreshments - why not make a day of it?
http://www.wildaboutnorfolk.co.uk/wildaboutnorfolk/


Norfolk Biodiversity Forum, Thursday 16th October 2014
The theme of the Forum this year will be 'Landscapes and species - managing both in Norfolk'. The Forum will be held at the Chapel at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse near Dereham. Bookings are open and the booking form can be found at
http://www.norfolkbiodiversity.org/about/annual_biodiversity_forum.aspx.
There are 100 places available. If the form is not on the website please email su.waldron@norfolk.gov.uk to be sent one. There will be a £10 fee to help cover costs. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.