LATEST EVENTS
 
2020
   
Location TBC

9th May - Bugs and Blooms - A Green Angels Training Course

   
   
   
Etherow CP

19th May - Spring Walk for Carers

   
   
   
Location TBC

20th May - Private Bugs and Blooms walk

   
   
   

Woolston Park

Warrington

WA1 4LN

21st May - Nettles, Bugs and Blooms - 10am til 2pm - A look at a variety of plants and insects with apart of the day scanning Nettle beds and sharing tales of this much maligned plant.

   
   
   

River Mersey

Heaton Mersey Orchard

 

25th May - Nosey Nature Pootle for Families - 10am til 1pm - 3 hours looking at this local area and what natural delights it will hold.  Insects, flowers, trees and anything we can find will be shared and named and duly recorded.  An ideal introduction to nature for all ages.  Meeting point is by the noticeboard in the orchard. Booking details TBC.

   
   
   
Etherow CP

19th May - Spring Walk for Carers

   
   
   
Location TBC

27th June - Bugs and Blooms - A Green Angels Training Course

   
   
   
Location TBC

21st July - Summer Stroll for Carers

   
   
   

River Mersey

Heaton Mersey Orchard

3rd August - A Look at Nature - 10am til 2pm - A 4 hour walk (with a midway break) looking at the diversity of nature found within this overlooked area.  All aspects of the natural world will be examined with the being to record 100 species plus.    Meeting point is by the noticeboard in the orchard. Booking details TBC.

   
   
   

Harthill School

Harthill Lane, Tattenhall, Cheshire

CH3 9LQ

12th Sept - Fungal Foray and Food - 2 walks in the series of fungi based days at the cookery school that is set in the beautiful surroundings of Harthill, Cheshire.

After a Tea/Coffee/Biscuits start you will go on a relaxing fungal wander that will highlight the beauty and necessity of fungi in the natural world with many tales to ponder and many mysteries to unravel. Emphasis on this part of the day will be on identification and aimed at filling your brains. Afterwards you will return to the cookery school for a fungi based risotto and mushroom soup and drinks to fill those aching bellies. A perfect package those those wanting to learn about the fungal world.

WALK 1 - 10am - 12.30pm

WALK 2 - 1.30pm - 4pm

Price per person is £35.

Booking essential via 01829 782097

   
   
   

Marbury CP

Nortwich

CW9 6AT

15th September - Fungal Hunt For Carers

   
   
   
Location TBC

16th September - Private coastal mooch

   
   
   

Woolston Park

Warrington

WA1 4LN

17th September - Fungal Hunt- 10am til 2pm - A walk with a local friends group looking at the fascinating world of fungi. The key is on basic identification and naming 50 species in the field - ideal for beginners.

   
   
   

Crompton Moor

Shaw, Oldham

 

20th Sept - Fungal Hunt - Another annual mooch at this fine area that throws up many interesting species. The cost is £5.00 that you can pay on the day (Booking essential). Meet in the Brushes Clough car park. 10am start.

Contact: 07792 156295

   
   
   
Location TBC

23rd Sept - A Fungal Mooch - A Green Angels Training Course

   
   
   

Coombes Valley

26th Sept - Fungal Hunt - TBC

   
   
   

Fallowfield Loop

Levenshulme

M19 2SW

27th Sept - FUNGAL HUNT - Meet at 10.15am for a 10.30am start at Crayfield Road entrance to the Fallowfield Loop. From here we will take a leisurely walk over to the Highfield Country Park, finishing around 12.30. Along the way we will discuss what fungi we find and hopefully enthuse people as to why their local area is important!

Contact: 01565 777 353

   
   
   

Marbury CP

Nortwich

CW9 6AT

3rd Oct - FUNGAL HUNTS - for beginners. 2 * 2 hour walks looking at the identification and conservation of fungi.

10am-midday

1.00 pm to 3pm

Meet at oak shelter near Rangers' cabin. Numbers limited. Please dress appropriately for rough ground etc. Any special requirements, please get in touch. No charge, donations to Friends of Anderton and Marbury welcome. There is a small charge for parking.

Contact: 01565 733197 or blackdoghouse@hotmail.com.

   
   
   

Eastwood NR, Stalybridge

SK15 2QX

4th Oct - FAMILY FUNGAL FUN - A 3 hour walk looking at the world of fungi at this small tucked away area. We will meet in the Stalybride Football Ground car park.

10am to 1pm

Contact the Cheshire Wildlife Trust on 01948 820728 or 07837988511 to book your place.

   
   
   

Lifeboat Road, Formby

10th Oct - FUNGAL HUNT - Another annual walk for beginners interested in the beautiful myco world and the techniques of identification. 10.00am - 1.00pm. Meet at main car park. (Booking essential).

Contact: 01704 874949

   
   
   

Tatton Park

Knutsford, Cheshire,

WA16 6QN

11th Oct - FUNGAL HUNT - for beginners. 10.00am - 1.00pm. Meet at Knutsford Entrance car park. Participants need to bring a packed lunch and dress for the outdoors. (Booking essential).

Contact: 01625 374435

   
   
   

Mere Sands Wood

The Wildlife Trust, Holmeswood Road,  Rufford, Lancashire.

L40 1TG

17th Oct - FUNGAL HUNT - Another annual walk for beginners. 10.00am - 1.00pm. Meet at main car park. (Booking essential).

Contact: 01704 821809

   
 
   

Cotterill Clough NR

SK15 2QX

18th Oct - FUNGI IDENTIFICATION WALK - A 5 hour walk (with break) looking at the world of fungi at this area not open to the public.

The reserve is located to the west of Manchester airport and is situated astride a tributary stream of the River Bollin

10am to 3pm

Contact the Cheshire Wildlife Trust on 01948 820728 or 07837988511 to book your place.

   
 
   

Arley Hall

Northwich
Cheshire

CW9 6NA

25th Oct - FUNGAL HUNTS - Another brace of annual walks for beginners. The first walk will run from 11am til 1pm and the second from 2pm til 4pm. The cost per walk is £9 per adult, kids are free. (Booking essential).

Contact: 01565 777 353

   
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Fallowfield Loop

Levenshulme

M19 2SW

26th Sept - FUNGAL HUNT - Meet at 10.15am for a 10.30am start at Crayfield Road entrance to the Fallowfield Loop. From here we will take a leisurely walk over to the Highfield Country Park, finishing around 12.30. Along the way we will discuss what fungi we find and hopefully enthuse people as to why their local area is important!

Contact: 01565 777 353

   
   
   

Tatton Park

Knutsford, Cheshire,

WA16 6QN

17th Oct - FUNGAL HUNT - for beginners. 10.00am - 1.00pm. Meet at Knutsford Entrance car park. Participants need to bring a packed lunch and dress for the outdoors. (Booking essential).

Contact: 01625 374435