Yorkshire Nature Fair

Three Hagges Woodmeadow, Escrick, York, YO19 6EE
Sunday 3 July 2022, 10:00
Sunday 3 July 2022, 15:00

The Woodmeadow Trust is delighted to have teamed up with Butterfly Conservation to bring you the very first Yorkshire Nature Fair – an action packed day of nature activities for all the family.

Go wildlife spotting on one of our pre-bookable meadow safaris (please book tickets on Eventbrite). See and learn all about snakes, lizards, butterflies, moths, bees, dragonflies, pondlife, woodmeadow creation and growing native wildflowers with expert naturalists. Visit https://yorkshirenaturefair.eventbrite.co.uk for further details and to book your place.Visit nature organisations and try out their challenges: St Nicks, Natural England, Project Wild CIC, British Dragonfly Society, Yorkshire Mammal Group, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Yorkshire Amphibian and Reptile Group, PLACE, North and East Yorkshire Ecological Data Centre, Yorkshire Naturalists Union, Askham Bryan Wildlife Park, Tophill Low Nature Reserve, Lower Ure Conservation Trust, Woodland Trust, RSPB, Butterfly Conservation and Woodmeadow Trust.Listen to great naturalists in the seated marquee and join Professor Sir John Lawton CBE who will be opening the event.There will be face painting, storytelling, treasure hunts and bug hunting.And there will be delicious food from Devon’s Kitchen as well as a pop up café serving tea, coffee and cake.Free parking.Speaker Programme:10.15 – 10.45 Professor Sir John Lawton CBE FRS, British Ecologist11.00 – 11.30 Craig Ralston, Senior National Nature Reserve Manager, Natural England11.45 – 12.15 Professor Alastair Fitter CBE FRS, British Ecologist13.00 – 13.30 Dan Carne, Director, UK Woodmeadow Network, Woodmeadow Trust13.45 – 14.15 Richard Baines PGdip CIEEM, Director/Ecologist, Wold Ecology14.30 – 15.00 Simon Warwick MBE, Director, Lower Ure Conservation TrustIncorporating members day for Yorkshire branch of Butterfly ConservationKindly sponsored by Drax.

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