Saturday 14th December 2013: Leaders’ Christmas Meal

Leaders from Macclesfield RSPB Wildlife Explorers celebrated more than the festive season at their Christmas meal.     A number of volunteers received 5 year long service awards.         Susan and Tim Wilson, both from Rainow and Julian Hanak from Sutton all received recognition for their volunteering. In key roles for the group Tim serves as Treasurer and following several years as Craft Co-ordinator Susan has just taken over the role of Webmaster.     Junior Leader, Julian Carty, was also presented with a Water Bear mascot in recognition of his support for the group. Wildlife Explorers adopted the … Click here for more information…..

Tuesday 10th December 2013: Cake Sale at Macclesfield RSPB main group meeting

A massive THANK YOU to all of you who supported our cake sale this evening. We sold out by the end of the night (the last few cakes were snapped up for our Leaders’ party).  A quick count reveals that we made over £50 which will pay for raw materials for our nestbox session in the Goyt Valley in the spring.         Well done everyone – lots of love and hard work went into some delicious cakes and cookies. We had lots of good feedback from our customers. … Click here for more information…..

Sunday 1st December 2013: Tree Dressing

    December 1st marked the end of National Tree Week and was also the date that Wildlife Explorers chose for their annual tree dressing event in Tytherington Woods.   The group celebrated the historical, cultural and wildlife value of trees by getting creative, using natural materials to make incredible clay sculpures and decorations for the trees.                       Explorers took inspiration from the woodland wildlife, the season and The RSPB’s campaign ‘Giving Nature a Home’.   Everyone had lots of fun and artworks included a gnome sitting on a toadstool, … Click here for more information…..