Sunday 13th February 2022: Outdoor Meeting: Tree Planting

Tree Planting

Join Leaders taking action for nature for a practical session of conservation work to help improve important wildlife habitats in the grounds of Macclesfield Leisure Centre, part of a Macclesfield Wild Network project. Our conservation work party will be concentrating on planting native trees to improve biodiversity and help capture carbon to help mitigate climate change. Please wear old clothes, sturdy footwear and bring gardening gloves if you have them! Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm Meeting point: Macclesfield Leisure Centre, Priory Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4AF Outdoor Meetings are free unless shown otherwise. Children must be accompanied by a parent or … Click here for more information…..

Saturday 29th January 2022: Outdoor Meeting: Big Garden Birdwatch

Big Garden Birdwatch

For our January outdoor meeting, Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorer and Phoenix groups are inviting local families to join them and a team of birdwatching experts and enthusiasts to complete a count of the wild birds at West Park as part of the biggest wildlife survey in the world. Including lots of hints and tips on completing your own RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch at home. Time: 10.00am – 12.00noon Meeting point: West Park, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, SK10 3BJ. Meet outside West Park Cafe Please wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration … Click here for more information…..

Sunday 5th December 2021: Outdoor meeting: Tegg’s Nose Tree Dressing and Silly Hat Competition

Tree Dressing 2021

Celebrate the importance of trees for people wildlife and our countryside. Followed by festive refreshments. Don’t forget your silly hat! Venue: Teggsnose Reservoir Car Park, Holehouse Lane, Langley, SK11 0NB Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration of the meeting Ideal for families and accompanied children. Our outdoor events are suitable for all ages. No charge – suggested donation £1 per child. Car Park charges apply at some Outdoor Venues. Please wear warm, waterproof clothing and footwear, with appropriate sun protection in the summer. In bad weather, before you set out, … Click here for more information…..

Saturday 17th November 2021: Outdoor Meeting – Conservation – Danes Moss

Danes Moss Conservation - Outdoor Meeting

Get hands-on with sphagnum moss at this conservation work party. We’ll join experts at the Danes Moss Cheshire Wildlife Trust Reserve to help restore parts of this rare habitat so that important plants, dragonflies, birds and reptiles thrive. Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer for the duration of the meeting Ideal for families and accompanied children. Our outdoor events are suitable for all ages. No charge – suggested donation £1 per child. Car Park charges apply at some Outdoor Venues. Please wear warm, waterproof clothing and footwear, with appropriate sun protection in the summer. In bad weather, … Click here for more information…..

Sunday 26th September 2021: Macclesfield Wild Network Project

Join Leaders for a practical session of conservation work to help improve important wildlife habitats in the grounds of Macclesfield Leisure Centre, part of a Macclesfield Wild Network Project. As well as expanding the existing meadow area we’ll be preparing the ground and launching seedballs to create a brand new wildflower area. Please wear old clothes, sturdy footwear and bring gardening gloves if you have them! September Outdoor Meeting – Conservation Work Sunday 26th September 10.30am -12.30pm. Macclesfield Leisure Centre, Priory Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4AF In support of Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Wilder Weekend. Please contact Group Leader Tina Hanak … Click here for more information…..